# Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

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I will use the ^ sign for the squared sign. Write the following algebraic expression in its simplest form:

x^ + 2x + 3x^ + 2 + 4x + 7

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This solution explains what it means to write an algebraic expression in its simplest form and shows this process through examples. Then, it provides the solution to one algebraic expression in its simplest form.

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By "simplifying" an algebraic expression, we mean writing it in the most compact or efficient manner, without changing the value of the expression. This mainly involves collecting like terms, which means that we add together anything that can be added together. The rule here is that only like terms can be added together.

Like or similar terms are those terms which contain the same powers of same variables. They can ...

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