Move to the left of .

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Move .

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Apply the distributive property.

Combine and .

Combine and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Reorder and .

Reorder and .

Reorder and .

Solve for a a=1/2*(h(b(1+b*2)))