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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
1st step: What is the area of the rectangle?
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ValentinaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{ 1 }{ 6 }? \]
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ValentinaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If you cut the triangle in half, and then stack it on top of the other, and divide up the rectangle, it could be \[\frac{ 1 }{ 6 }\]
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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I'm just asking for the total area of the rectangle for now. The sides of the rectangle are x and x+2. So what is the area?
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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Great, now we try to find the area of the triangle. Any ideas?
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ValentinaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(Two times x divided by two.)
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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well that happens to be the area of the total triangle which is great! So now to get the fraction we can write\[{areaOfTriangle\over TotalArea}\]
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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[{x\over(x)(x+2)}\]x's cancel.
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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Does that make sense? Did you understand?
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ValentinaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think I might. dw:1367591373451:dw
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ValentinaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The fraction for the triangle is \[\frac{ 1 }{ x + 2 }\] Yes?
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heaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
That is the answer to the question, yes
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ValentinaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For the fraction of the rectangle shaded?
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