# SOLUTION: Subtract the following polynomials: (-8x^3 + x) - (-6x + 8 + 4x^3)

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 Question 629350: Subtract the following polynomials: (-8x^3 + x) - (-6x + 8 + 4x^3)Answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` (-8x³ + x) - (-6x + 8 + 4x³) Place a 1 in front of both parentheses: 1(-8x³ + x) - 1(-6x + 8 + 4x³) Remove the parentheses by distributing the 1 and the -1 into the parentheses: -8x³ + 1x + 6x - 8 - 4x³ I'll color the like terms the same color: -8x³ + 1x + 6x - 8 - 4x³ Combine the red terms and the blue terms: -12x³ + 7x - 8 Edwin```