How Do You Subtract Polynomials Vertically?

Subtract polynomials? Huh? First off find the additive inverse of the number you are subtracting. Next rewrite the polynomials one on top of the other. Make sure to line up the like terms and then write in placeholders. Now add the terms and you will have your answer to the original problem of subtracting polynomials.

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