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gfields444

  • 3 years ago

A treasure chest has a volume of x3 + 9x2 + 26x + 24 cm3 and the height is x + 4 cm. Find the polynomial that would represent the area of the bottom of the treasure chest? Explain your reasoning.

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  1. caseyrt
    • 3 years ago
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    volume is basically the area of the base times the height. All you need to do is factor an (x+4) out of the volume equation and divide it out.

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    • 3 years ago
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    \[\left( x+4 \right)\left( x ^{2}+5x+6 \right)\div \left( x+4 \right)\]

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