# Pre-Algebra Examples

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Step 1

Multiply the expressions.

Step 2

Step 2.1

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2.2

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2.3

Apply the distributive property.

Step 3

Step 3.1

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Step 3.2

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Step 3.2.1

Move .

Step 3.2.2

Multiply by .

Step 3.2.2.1

Raise to the power of .

Step 3.2.2.2

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Step 3.2.3

Add and .

Step 3.3

Move to the left of .

Step 3.4

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Step 3.5

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Step 3.5.1

Move .

Step 3.5.2

Multiply by .

Step 3.6

Move to the left of .