Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

Multiply .

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 (7+i)(7-i)