Solving Equations by Combining Like Terms

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How to solve equations by Combining Like Terms?
Like terms are terms that contain the same variable with the same exponent.
Constant terms are like terms because they do not have any variables.
Two terms that are like terms may be combined into one term by adding or subtracting.

Vocabulary and examples of combining like terms and solving equations with like terms

How to Solve an Equation by Combining Like Terms

Learn how to solve for ‘x’ in an equation where you first must combine like terms.

Combining like terms and solving equations

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