Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Combine the opposite terms in .

Reorder the factors in the terms and .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Simplify each term.

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 .

Simplify.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Simplify ( square root of a-b)( square root of a+b)