# 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

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

Add and .

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

Add and .

Step 3.1.4

Multiply by .

Step 3.1.5

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Step 3.1.5.1

Multiply by .

Step 3.1.5.1.1

Raise to the power of .

Step 3.1.5.1.2

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Step 3.1.5.2

Add and .

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 3.1.8

Multiply by .

Step 3.1.9

Multiply by .

Step 3.1.10

Multiply by .

Step 3.1.11

Multiply by .

Step 3.2

Simplify by adding terms.

Step 3.2.1

Add and .

Step 3.2.2

Add and .

Step 3.2.3

Add and .

Step 3.2.4

Add and .