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Why can you not combine like terms with a problem such as 7xy + 9x? Or can you?
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User: Why can you not combine like terms with a problem such as 7xy + 9x? Or can you?

Weegy: No, they are not equal. 9x^-2 = 1 / (81x^2) which is not equal to -81x^2.
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7xy + 9x are not like terms and can not be combined.

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