# Algebra Examples

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Step 1

Replace the function designators with the actual functions in .

Step 2

Step 2.1

Simplify by multiplying through.

Step 2.1.1

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2.1.2

Simplify the expression.

Step 2.1.2.1

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Step 2.1.2.2

Multiply by .

Step 2.2

Simplify each term.

Step 2.2.1

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Step 2.2.1.1

Move .

Step 2.2.1.2

Multiply by .

Step 2.2.2

Multiply by .