# Precalculus Examples

Multiply by to make the denominator of real.

Combine.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Remove parentheses.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Remove parentheses.

Simplify each term.

Move to the left of the expression .

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Simplify .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Split the fraction into two fractions.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Multiply by .