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# Algebra Examples

Step 1

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2

Combine the opposite terms in .

Reorder the factors in the terms and .

Add and .

Add and .

Simplify each term.

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .