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# Identifying Like Terms Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**6xy + 7yz + 4xy −13xy**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variables, xy, and a numeric coefficient.

6xy, 4xy, −13xy

**Q 2 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**8p + 10q + 7p + 9**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, p, and a numeric coefficient.

7p, 8p

**Q 3 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**3a + 8b – 4a + 5b + 7a**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, a, and a numeric coefficient.

3a, −4a, 7a

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, b, and a numeric coefficient.

5b, 8b

**Q 4 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**6m + 2n – 7m + 3n + 11m**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, m, and a numeric coefficient.

6m, −7m, 11m

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, n, and a numeric coefficient.

2n, 3n

**Q 5 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**5x + 7y – 3y + 6x + 10x**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, x, and a numeric coefficient.

5x, 6x, 10x

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, y, and a numeric coefficient.

−3y, 7y

**Q 6 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**15m + 2n – 4m + n +12m**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, m, and a numeric coefficient.

15m, −4m, 12m

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, n, and a numeric coefficient.

n, 2n

**Q 7 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**12xy + 8yz + 5xy −11xy**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variables, xy, and a numeric coefficient.

5xy, 12xy, −11xy

**Q 8 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**6ab**

^{2}+ 3a^{2}b − 9ab^{2}+ 7a^{2}b### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variables, a^{2}b, and a numeric coefficient.

3a^{2}b, 7a^{2}b

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variables, ab^{2}, and a numeric coefficient.

6ab^{2}, −9ab^{2}

**Q 9 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**14xyz −5xy + 7xyz + 8xy + 4yz**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variables, xyz, and a numeric coefficient.

7xyz, 14xyz

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, xy, and a numeric coefficient.

−5xy, 8xy

**Q 10 - Identify the like terms in the following expression:**

**8m**

^{2}n + 6mn + 5m^{2}n − 9mn### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Like terms consist of same variables raised to same exponents.

**Step 2:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variables, m^{2}n, and a numeric coefficient.

5 m^{2}n, 8 m^{2}n

**Step 3:**

The following are like terms because each term consists of variable, mn, and a numeric coefficient.

6mn, −9mn