# Finite Math Examples

Step 1

Step 1.1

Factor out of .

Step 1.2

Factor out of .

Step 1.3

Factor out of .

Step 2

Rewrite as .

Step 3

Rewrite as .

Step 4

Since both terms are perfect cubes, factor using the difference of cubes formula, where and .

Step 5

Step 5.1

Simplify.

Step 5.1.1

Apply the product rule to .

Step 5.1.2

Raise to the power of .

Step 5.1.3

Multiply by .

Step 5.1.4

One to any power is one.

Step 5.2

Remove unnecessary parentheses.