# Precalculus Examples

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Pull terms out from under the radical, assuming positive real numbers.

Multiply by .

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.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Combine and

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

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.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Combine and

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Remove parentheses.

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by .

Simplify .

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Reorder terms.

Add and .

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Remove parentheses.

Remove unnecessary parentheses.

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Move .