# Precalculus Examples

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 .

Add and .

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.

Add and .

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 .

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Move .

Multiply by .

Move to the left side of the equation by subtracting it from both sides.

Subtract from .