# Pre-Algebra Examples

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Remove parentheses.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Combine and

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .