# Algebra Examples

Step 1

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

Rewrite as .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Simplify terms.

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Move to the left of .

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

Multiply by .

Add and .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Simplify terms.

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Simplify terms.

Write as a fraction with a common denominator.

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Simplify the expression.

Rewrite as .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Step 2

Multiply both sides by .

Step 3

Simplify the left side.

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Move .

Simplify the right side.

Multiply by .

Step 4

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .