When the base of the exponents is the same (-X), then all you have to do is add the exponents. Answer is: (-X)^2+5 or (-X)^7 because (-X)^2 = (-X)(-X) ...

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(-x)^2(-x)^5 (answer)

When the base of the exponents is the same (-X), then all you have to do is add the exponents. Answer is: (-X)^2+5 or (-X)^7 because (-X)^2 = (-X)(-X) ...

Let x = 1st number Let y = 2nd number Read the problem and translate into two sets of simultaneous equations, and solve by elimination: 6x + 5y = -9 multiply every term of this equation by 5 5x +...

Usually the last question in the word problem determines the unknown quantity X. In this case, we want to find out Sue's age?? Let x = Sue's age Let x+6 = Leah's age Let (x+6) + 5 = John's age The ages of Sue, Leah and John add up to 41 years, therefore: x +...

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