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lana_mk
 one year ago
help with a problem dealing with area of squares....
lana_mk
 one year ago
help with a problem dealing with area of squares....

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lana_mk
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Picture included please helpppppp!!!

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2any idea how to find the area of the small white square ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what is the length of a side of the small white square ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2they tell you in the picture. what does it say?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes. the side is "s" long. but in algebra we can use letters. in a square all the sides are the same length, so they are all "s" now multiply length * height can you do that?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no. the area of a square is its width * height or side * side (because they are the same ) p has nothing to do with the small square. the small square has sides of length "s" what is its area?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, s*s or s^2 now, any idea what the area of the big square is ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what is the length of the side of the big square? they tell you in the picture.

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok next, we notice that the "purple" part is not the whole big square notice the while square plus the purple part adds up to the big square.

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if we start with the area of the big square and subtract off the area of the white square, we will get what is leftover... the area of the purple part

lana_mk
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so p^2s^2= area of purple part?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes. does that make sense?

lana_mk
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes thank you so much :)
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