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Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Which expression is equivalent to the area of metal sheet required to make this squareshaped traffic sign? One side of the sign is 4x+3.
a. 16x2 + 12x + 9
b. 16x2 + 24x + 9
c. 8x2 + 9
d. 8x2 + 6
Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Which expression is equivalent to the area of metal sheet required to make this squareshaped traffic sign? One side of the sign is 4x+3. a. 16x2 + 12x + 9 b. 16x2 + 24x + 9 c. 8x2 + 9 d. 8x2 + 6

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you know about the sides of a square?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just what i asked... you know what a sqaure is, right? what can you tell me about its sides?

Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it has four sides, each are equal in length

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0excellent! and what about the area of a square?

Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0length times width

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but for a square, length and width are...?

Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they are the same

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0man, you are on it!!!

Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would be (4x+3)(4x+3)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0excellent!!! and what do you get when you multiply that out?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know the distributive property?

Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry, i coppied and pasted the wrong one from above lol...

Alex_Mattucci
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The right one is b. 16x2 + 24x + 9

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0however, if a is a binomial (two terms) also, it goes like this... suppose a = f+g then we get ab + ac = (f+g)b + (f+g) c and using distribution again we get... fb + gb + fc + gc

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there you go... you know how to multiply those out, right? you're not just guessing...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0awesome! hey, just a hint... whenever you can draw a picture to represent what is going on in a problem, do so. make it sufficicently large and put all available info on it. we humans are visual creatures!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good luck and have a great day!
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