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Details for problem "Expand and simplify term, combine like terms"

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Expand a term with sums and products with numbers and variables. Combine like terms to simplify the result.


Expand a term with sums and products with numbers and variables. Combine like terms to simplify the result. (Example for this math problem)


A term is given. The term is made up of sums and products. The summands and factors may be complex terms made of sums and products, too.

Like terms have to be combined to get the least number of terms possible.

An upper limit may be specified to the greatest possible exponent, so that terms with no exponents beyond one can be presented as a problem.

The number of terms and the number of different variables is selectable.

The number of problems can be chosen.

Topics: Algebra

Tags: Addition Multiplication Rules Subtraction Terms

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Number of variables
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Number of summands
2, 3, 4
Greatest exponent
1, 2, 3, 4

Similar problems

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Similar problem, term with sums only
Combine like terms in a sum term and expand terms in negated brackets
Similar problem, with a single product term only
A product term with number literals and variables as factors has to be simplified.

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