# Pre-Algebra Examples

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Step 1
Multiply the expressions.
Step 2
Expand by multiplying each term in the first expression by each term in the second expression.
Step 3
Simplify terms.
Step 3.1
Simplify each term.
Step 3.1.1
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Step 3.1.1.1
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Step 3.1.1.2
Step 3.1.2
Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.
Step 3.1.3
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Step 3.1.3.1
Move .
Step 3.1.3.2
Multiply by .
Step 3.1.3.2.1
Raise to the power of .
Step 3.1.3.2.2
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Step 3.1.3.3
Step 3.1.4
Multiply by .
Step 3.1.5
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Step 3.1.5.1
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Step 3.1.5.2
Step 3.1.6
Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.
Step 3.1.7
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Step 3.1.7.1
Move .
Step 3.1.7.2
Multiply by .
Step 3.1.7.2.1
Raise to the power of .
Step 3.1.7.2.2
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Step 3.1.7.3
Step 3.1.8
Multiply by .
Step 3.1.9
Multiply by .
Step 3.1.10
Multiply by .
Step 3.1.11
Multiply by .
Step 3.2