# Precalculus Examples

Simplify the left side .
Simplify each term.
Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
Simplify each term.
Multiply by .
Move to the left of .
Rewrite as .
Rewrite as .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Simplify terms.
Combine and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Move to the left of .
Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
Simplify each term.
Multiply by .
Move to the left of .
Multiply by .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Simplify terms.
Combine and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Multiply by .
Simplify terms.
Write as a fraction with a common denominator.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Rewrite as .
Factor out of .
Simplify the expression.
Rewrite as .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify .
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Move .
Multiply by .
Set the equation equal to zero.
Move to the left side of the equation by subtracting it from both sides.
Subtract from .