# Precalculus Examples

Step 1

Step 1.1

Simplify each term.

Step 1.1.1

Rewrite as .

Step 1.1.2

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Step 1.1.2.1

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.1.2.2

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.1.2.3

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.1.3

Simplify and combine like terms.

Step 1.1.3.1

Simplify each term.

Step 1.1.3.1.1

Multiply by .

Step 1.1.3.1.2

Move to the left of .

Step 1.1.3.1.3

Multiply by .

Step 1.1.3.2

Add and .

Step 1.2

Reorder.

Step 1.2.1

Move .

Step 1.2.2

Move .

Step 2

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Step 3

Subtract from .