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kearsten
 one year ago
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The area of a rectangular coffee table is given by the trinomial t^2+ 7t –8.
The table’s length is t +8. What is the table’s width?
kearsten
 one year ago
medal and fan The area of a rectangular coffee table is given by the trinomial t^2+ 7t –8. The table’s length is t +8. What is the table’s width?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Area of a rectnagle is length x breath

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\bf Area=length\cdot width\implies \cfrac{Area}{length}=width\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in mathematical terms: A= l x b or t^2 +7t8 = w x (t+8)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or you can factor it.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0w is therefore: t^2 + 7t 8 divided by t+8

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so, what did you get then kearsten ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ mathway is correct, if you solve this quadratic you will see one of the factors is t+8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are so many options to get the answer, just choose. :)

kearsten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you guys are confusing me. im suupposed to be learning factoring

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438901621986:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's what I said. You factor the trinomial.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(t1)(t+8) = t^2 +7t 8

kearsten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that the answer? or is there more simplifying

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi kearsten, the answer is that the length is t1, we dont know t, so we cant say anymore other than the length is t1

kearsten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but im supposed to find the width not the length

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0soory, I meant t1 is the width, you were given the length

kearsten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that makes more sense thanks for your help

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are very welcome kerarsten, sorry for the confusion!
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