Precalculus Examples

Simplify the left side .
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Simplify each term.
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Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Remove parentheses.
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by by adding the exponents.
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Combine and
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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 .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
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Combine.
Multiply by .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
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Move to the left of the expression .
Multiply by .
Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Remove parentheses.
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by by adding the exponents.
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Combine and
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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 .
Add and .
Remove unnecessary parentheses.
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
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Combine.
Multiply by .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply by .
Remove unnecessary parentheses.
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
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Combine.
Multiply by .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply by .
Add and .
Simplify with factoring out.
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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.
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Rewrite as .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Solve for .
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Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify .
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Simplify the left side.
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Apply the distributive property.
Simplify.
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Simplify .
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Move .
Set the equation equal to zero.
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Move to the left side of the equation by subtracting it from both sides.
Subtract from .
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