Put two and two together
switching subtraction to adding
Add the opposite
it's like dealing cards
going back and forth
making even parts
i don't really like math
But i have to go down this path
Chapter two Combining
Son: Mom can you help me
Mother: Sure what do u need my help with
Son: My math homework
Mother: Oh what are u doing and what questions do you need help with
Son: Well we are combining like terms and Distributive Property, I need help with this question and there is a few more...
Mother: Wait. Lets just start with that question first what is the question.
Son: It is n + 3 minus 5 n + 12 .
Mother: Ok what do u think you have to do first
Son: I think I have to...? Ummm Combined the like terms?
Mother: Thats right! Good Job. So it is n + 5n in one bracket with 12 and 3 in the other. Then what?
Son: Well I need two different terms so i should solve the brackets.
Mother: Okay how would you do that then?
Son: Well n + 5n is -4n?
Mother: Good Job. and in the other bracket?
Son: Oh that is easy. 12 plus 3 is 15
Mother: So what is your answer?
Son: -4n + 15
Son: Ok The next question is 2 + 4 (3 n + 8)
Mother: Why don't you go try that one then if you need help just call me
Son: Ok i think i get it now so I mite not need your help. Thanks mom
Mother: Your very welcome