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How to simplify: `-11x^2y - 3xy^2 - 6yx^2 + 8xy^2 - 14x^2y + 12y^2x` 

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How to simplify: `-11x^2y - 3xy^2 - 6yx^2 + 8xy^2 - 14x^2y + 12y^2x` 

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The expression `-11x^2y - 3xy^2 - 6yx^2 + 8xy^2 - 14x^2y + 12y^2x` has to be simplified.

`-11x^2y - 3xy^2 - 6yx^2 + 8xy^2 - 14x^2y + 12y^2x`

=> `x^2y*(-11 - 6 - 14) + xy^2(-3 + 8 + 12)`

=> `-31*x^2*y + 17x*y^2`

The simplified form of `-11x^2y - 3xy^2 - 6yx^2 + 8xy^2 - 14x^2y + 12y^2x = -31*x^2*y + 17x*y^2`

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