# 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 to get .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and to get .

Add and to get .

Add and to get .

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Multiply by to get .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Add and to get .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Remove parentheses.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by to get .

Simplify .

Multiply by to get .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and to get .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Add and to get .

Subtract from to get .

Split the fraction into two fractions.