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The sheet of plywood at the right has a piece cut from one corner.What is the area of the plywood?
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The sheet of plywood at the right has a piece cut from one corner.What is the area of the plywood?
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1347408268242:dw
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jiji501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The area of the whole rectangle is 4 x8 = 32 You can now split up your shape into two rectangles. 8 x 2= 16 5 x 4 = 20 20+16 = 36 This makes no sense.
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That is the closest I could draw
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let me try and work it out
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
work out the area of a large outer rectangle then subtract from this the area of the rectangle in the top right corner
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you will need to work these out first: dw:1347408608107:dw
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok im working it out
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So isn't the piece missing a 2 by 3?
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok so now what so I do?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is the area of the piece that was cut out?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
correct  6 ft^2 now subtract 6 from the area of the original whole rectangle
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
would it be 64  6 = 58?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
where did you get 64 from?
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
because 4x8 twice from before you cut out that piece of plywood
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1347408897668:dw
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Or is it just multiplied once
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
like 4x8 once  6
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is the area of a rectangle with length L and width W?
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Before you cut out the piece?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think you may be getting confused with the perimeter of a rectangle which is the total distance all around it.
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Area of rectangle of length L and width W = L * W Perimeter of rectangle of length L and width W = 2(L + W)
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah I forgot how to do this from last year.... :P
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But I think I'm catching on! :)
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so, with the extra acquired knowledge, what will be the original rectangles area (before the piece was cut out)?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
are you sure  look again and what we said above...
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is the length and width of the original rectangle?
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So wasnt it 8x8=64 4x4=16 64+16=80?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1347409394610:dw
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! OK!! :D Sooo 32?
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now just subtract from this the area of the piece that was cut out
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm sure with some practice you'll become a maths wizard very soon
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juciystar234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Im in honors im liike 2 grades ahead!!
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asnaseerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that is fantastic  keep up the good work my friend :)
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