Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Use to rewrite as .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Combine and .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Evaluate the exponent.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Multiply (2- square root of 3)(2+ square root of 3)