# Precalculus Examples

Step 1
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Step 1.1
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Step 1.2
Subtract from .
Step 2
To remove the radical on the left side of the equation, square both sides of the equation.
Step 3
Simplify each side of the equation.
Step 3.1
Use to rewrite as .
Step 3.2
Simplify the left side.
Step 3.2.1
Simplify .
Step 3.2.1.1
Multiply the exponents in .
Step 3.2.1.1.1
Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .
Step 3.2.1.1.2
Cancel the common factor of .
Step 3.2.1.1.2.1
Cancel the common factor.
Step 3.2.1.1.2.2
Rewrite the expression.
Step 3.2.1.2
Simplify.
Step 3.3
Simplify the right side.
Step 3.3.1
One to any power is one.