# Can x + 1 be simplified?

## Question:

Can *x* + 1 be simplified?

## Simplifying Algebraic Expressions:

Simplifying algebraic expressions means to write it in its simplest form by performing actions such as combining like terms, removing parentheses or other grouping symbols, and simplifying fractions. Once we get to a point where there is nothing more we can do to simplify an expression, we say it is in simplified form.

## Answer and Explanation:

The algebraic expression *x* + 1 is in simplified form, so no, *x* + 1 cannot be simplified.

In general, if we have any like terms being added in an...

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