Apply the distributive property.

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Multiply by .

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Apply the distributive property.

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.

Combine and .

Simplify 1/2*(x^2(8x^2-4x+1))