Combine and .

Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Combine and .

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply .

Multiply and .

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Multiply by .

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Multiply .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Move to the left of .

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify (1/2a+1/b)(1/3a^2-1/6b)