# SOLUTION: can u show me how to do this problem? (2x^2+5xy+4y^2)+(-xy-6x^2+2y^2)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 53834: can u show me how to do this problem? (2x^2+5xy+4y^2)+(-xy-6x^2+2y^2)Found 2 solutions by checkley71, AnlytcPhil:Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2X^2+5XY+4Y^2 PLUS -6X^2-XY+2Y^2 ---------------------------- -4X^2+4XY+6Y^2 Answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` (2x² + 5xy + 4y²) + (-xy - 6x² + 2y²) Try putting the second one under the first one, like this: (2x² + 5xy + 4y²) + (-xy - 6x² + 2y²) --------------------- No, that won't do. We'll have to swap the first two terms of the second one so like terms will be in line vertically. Now we can add them: ( 2x² + 5xy + 4y²) + (-6x² - xy + 2y²) --------------------- -4x² + 4xy + 6y² Edwin McCravy```