Algebra Examples

Step 1
Simplify the left side .
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Step 1.1
Simplify each term.
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Step 1.1.1
Rewrite as .
Step 1.1.2
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Step 1.1.2.1
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.2.2
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.2.3
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.3
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Step 1.1.3.1
Simplify each term.
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Step 1.1.3.1.1
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.1.2
Move to the left of .
Step 1.1.3.1.3
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.2
Subtract from .
Step 1.1.4
Rewrite as .
Step 1.1.5
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Step 1.1.5.1
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.5.2
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.5.3
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.6
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Step 1.1.6.1
Simplify each term.
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Step 1.1.6.1.1
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.1.2
Move to the left of .
Step 1.1.6.1.3
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.2
Add and .
Step 1.1.7
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.8
Simplify.
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Step 1.1.8.1
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.8.2
Multiply by .
Step 1.2
Simplify the expression.
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Step 1.2.1
Subtract from .
Step 1.2.2
Move .
Step 2
Set the equation equal to zero.
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Step 2.1
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Step 2.2
Subtract from .
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