Posted by **Ashley** on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 6:01pm.

I'm not understanding this.

How do you solve (^2 meaning squared)

(2x^2 - 7x -8)-(8x^2 + 4x +9)

... by combining like terms.

ahhh! help!

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