 Simplify each term.
Factor using the perfect square rule.
Rewrite as .
Check the middle term by multiplying and compare this result with the middle term in the original expression.
Simplify.
Factor using the perfect square trinomial rule , where and .
Factor using the AC method.
Consider the form . Find a pair of integers whose product is and whose sum is . In this case, whose product is and whose sum is .
Write the factored form using these integers.
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
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 .
Multiply and .
Multiply and .
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Move .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .     