Combining Like Terms Practice Question

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Question 1

State the number of terms in the following expression.

Algebra expression


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Select and check your answer...

A. 2 terms
B. 3 terms
C. 4 terms
D. 5 terms

Step by Step Solution

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    Step 1

    This is the first term.

    The first term 7x^2
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    Step 2

    This is the second term.

    The second term -3y
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    Step 3

    Note that +5 is also considered as a term in the expression.

    The third term +5
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    Step 4

    This is the fourth term.

    The fourth term -3x
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    Step 5

    In total, there are 4 terms. Therefore, the answer is C.