(x2+0.5)(x2-0.5)

Apply the distributive property.

x2(x2-0.5)+0.5(x2-0.5)

Apply the distributive property.

x2x2+x2⋅-0.5+0.5(x2-0.5)

Apply the distributive property.

x2x2+x2⋅-0.5+0.5×2+0.5⋅-0.5

x2x2+x2⋅-0.5+0.5×2+0.5⋅-0.5

Combine the opposite terms in x2x2+x2⋅-0.5+0.5×2+0.5⋅-0.5.

Reorder the factors in the terms x2⋅-0.5 and 0.5×2.

x2x2-0.5×2+0.5×2+0.5⋅-0.5

Add -0.5×2 and 0.5×2.

x2x2+0x2+0.5⋅-0.5

x2x2+0x2+0.5⋅-0.5

Simplify each term.

Multiply x2 by x2 by adding the exponents.

Use the power rule aman=am+n to combine exponents.

x2+2+0x2+0.5⋅-0.5

Add 2 and 2.

x4+0x2+0.5⋅-0.5

x4+0x2+0.5⋅-0.5

Multiply 0 by x2.

x4+0+0.5⋅-0.5

Multiply 0.5 by -0.5.

x4+0-0.25

x4+0-0.25

Add x4 and 0.

x4-0.25

x4-0.25

Simplify (x^2+0.5)(x^2-0.5)