# Pre-Algebra Examples

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify by adding terms.

Remove unnecessary parentheses.

Subtract from .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Simplify the left side of the equation by cancelling the common factors.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Move the negative one from the denominator of .

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

The result can be shown in both exact and decimal forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form: