# Precalculus Examples

Step 1

Step 1.1

Rewrite as .

Step 1.2

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Step 1.2.1

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.2.2

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.2.3

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.3

Simplify and combine like terms.

Step 1.3.1

Simplify each term.

Step 1.3.1.1

Multiply by .

Step 1.3.1.2

Move to the left of .

Step 1.3.1.3

Multiply by .

Step 1.3.2

Add and .

Step 1.4

Rewrite as .

Step 1.5

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Step 1.5.1

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.5.2

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.5.3

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.6

Simplify and combine like terms.

Step 1.6.1

Simplify each term.

Step 1.6.1.1

Multiply by .

Step 1.6.1.2

Multiply .

Step 1.6.1.2.1

Multiply by .

Step 1.6.1.2.2

Multiply by .

Step 1.6.1.2.3

Raise to the power of .

Step 1.6.1.2.4

Raise to the power of .

Step 1.6.1.2.5

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Step 1.6.1.2.6

Add and .

Step 1.6.1.3

Rewrite as .

Step 1.6.1.3.1

Use to rewrite as .

Step 1.6.1.3.2

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Step 1.6.1.3.3

Combine and .

Step 1.6.1.3.4

Cancel the common factor of .

Step 1.6.1.3.4.1

Cancel the common factor.

Step 1.6.1.3.4.2

Rewrite the expression.

Step 1.6.1.3.5

Evaluate the exponent.

Step 1.6.2

Reorder the factors of .

Step 1.6.3

Subtract from .

Step 1.6.3.1

Reorder and .

Step 1.6.3.2

Subtract from .

Step 1.7

Apply the distributive property.

Step 1.8

Simplify.

Step 1.8.1

Multiply by .

Step 1.8.2

Multiply by .

Step 2

Step 2.1

Subtract from .

Step 2.2

Add and .

Step 2.3

Move .