# Precalculus Examples

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Remove parentheses.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and to get .

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Add and to get .

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Remove parentheses.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and to get .

Remove parentheses around .

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by to get .

Rewrite as .

Simplify .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and to get .

Rewrite as .

Subtract from to get .

Move .

Subtract from to get .

Simplify the expression.

Remove unnecessary parentheses.

Add and to get .

Subtract from to get .