   Chapter A.1, Problem 25E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Chapter
Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

Using x and y, find an expression for the length of the pegged board shown in the accompanying figure. To determine

To find:

The expression for the length of the pegged board.

Explanation

1) Like terms are terms that contain exactly the same variables raised to exactly the same powers.

2) Two like terms can be added or subtracted in any polynomial.

Calculation:

The length of the pegged board is equal to y + x + x + x + x + x + y.

Add like terms in y + x + x + x + x + x + y...

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