Like Terms Worksheet

                    Lesson 1

                                 

6x and 4x are like terms because they share the same variable and power.

 

2x2 and 2x are not like terms because they do not share the same variable and power.

 

                                                            Problem:                   Group the like terms.

s s s s

s3 s x s x s 1/3 s

 

1

Group 1

s x s, s

2

Group 2

s x s x s, s

3

Group 3

s 3, s/3

 

                                                            Solution                    Firstly, group the terms having power of 2 i.e. s x s, s

Step 1: 

                                  

                                                            Solution                    Then group the terms having power of 3 i.e. a x a x a, a

Step 2:                       

 

Solution                    Then group the terms having division operation i.e. a3, a/3

Step 3:     

        

Solution                    The answer is shown in the table above

Step 4:                                                          

                                                            Complete                                                    

 

                                                             Try two practice problems:  

 

Group the like terms

 

z x z z

 

zz z

 

A.

Group 1

 

B.

Group 2

 

 

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