Posted by **Justin** on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 7:18pm.

how would you simplify 8a-4+8-2a?

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 7:19pm
i think Ms. Sue posted below about that

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**rogelio**, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 8:00pm
How do u find a pattern in the coordinates of the points. Then write the coordinates of another point in the pattern.

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**Titi**, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 8:30pm
The answer is 6a to the second power plus 4

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**Titi**, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 8:33pm
sorry i cant figure out the other part its been a while sense I have done it. Good luck

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 12:45pm
8a-4+8-2a

Combine like terms to simplify.

8a-2a-4+8 = 6a+4

I don't know how **Titi** got "to the second power."

I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

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