Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Add and .

Add and .

Simplify (9+8i)(9-8i)