Algebra Examples

Step 1
Simplify the left side .
Step 1.1
Simplify each term.
Step 1.1.1
Rewrite as .
Step 1.1.2
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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.
Step 1.1.3.1
Simplify each term.
Step 1.1.3.1.1
Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.
Step 1.1.3.1.2
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Step 1.1.3.1.2.1
Move .
Step 1.1.3.1.2.2
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.1.3
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.1.4
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.1.5
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.1.6
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.3.2
Step 1.1.4
Rewrite as .
Step 1.1.5
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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.
Step 1.1.6.1
Simplify each term.
Step 1.1.6.1.1
Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.
Step 1.1.6.1.2
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Step 1.1.6.1.2.1
Move .
Step 1.1.6.1.2.2
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.1.3
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.1.4
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.1.5
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.1.6
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.6.2
Subtract from .
Step 1.1.7
Apply the distributive property.
Step 1.1.8
Simplify.
Step 1.1.8.1
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.8.2
Multiply by .
Step 1.1.8.3
Multiply by .
Step 1.2
Simplify the expression.
Step 1.2.1
Subtract from .
Step 1.2.2
Move .
Step 2
Set the equation equal to zero.
Step 2.1
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Step 2.2
Subtract from .