Remove the plus–minus sign on because it is raised to an even power.

Apply the product rule to .

One to any power is one.

Raise to the power of .

Combine and .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Simplify each term.

Apply the product rule to .

One to any power is one.

Raise to the power of .

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Find the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Combine.

Write as a fraction with denominator .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine fractions.

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify the numerator.

Add and .

Subtract from .

Simplify each term.

Use the power rule to distribute the exponent.

Apply the product rule to .

Apply the product rule to .

Raise to the power of .

One to any power is one.

Raise to the power of .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

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 by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Add and .

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Evaluate 4( plus or minus 1/2)^3-11( plus or minus 1/2)^2-6( plus or minus 1/2)+9