# Finite Math Examples

Step 1
Multiply by .
Step 2
Combine fractions.
Step 2.1
Multiply by .
Step 2.2
Expand the denominator using the FOIL method.
Step 2.3
Simplify.
Step 2.4
Simplify the expression.
Step 2.4.1
Move the negative one from the denominator of .
Step 2.4.2
Rewrite as .
Step 3
Expand using the FOIL Method.
Step 3.1
Apply the distributive property.
Step 3.2
Apply the distributive property.
Step 3.3
Apply the distributive property.
Step 4
Simplify and combine like terms.
Step 4.1
Simplify each term.
Step 4.1.1
Multiply by .
Step 4.1.2
Multiply by .
Step 4.1.3
Multiply .
Step 4.1.3.1
Multiply by .
Step 4.1.3.2
Raise to the power of .
Step 4.1.3.3
Raise to the power of .
Step 4.1.3.4
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Step 4.1.3.5
Step 4.1.4
Rewrite as .
Step 4.1.4.1
Use to rewrite as .
Step 4.1.4.2
Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .
Step 4.1.4.3
Combine and .
Step 4.1.4.4
Cancel the common factor of .
Step 4.1.4.4.1
Cancel the common factor.
Step 4.1.4.4.2
Rewrite the expression.
Step 4.1.4.5
Evaluate the exponent.
Step 4.1.5
Multiply by .
Step 4.1.6
Multiply by .
Step 4.2
Step 4.3
Step 5
Apply the distributive property.
Step 6
Multiply.
Step 6.1
Multiply by .
Step 6.2
Multiply by .
Step 7
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
Decimal Form: