# Precalculus Examples

Simplify each term.

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.

Simplify .

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 .

Combine.

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify each term.

Simplify the numerator.

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Move parentheses.

Remove 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 .

Combine.

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify each term.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Move parentheses.

Move parentheses.

Remove 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 .

Combine.

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Reorder terms.

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify the right side.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Remove parentheses.

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

Subtract from .