anonymous
  • anonymous
For the figure above, if the length is doubled, and the width is decreased by 3, write an expression in simplest form that represents the area of the new rectangle figure
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm thinking**
CMorris2004
  • CMorris2004
Minus length by 3. Then multiply with time 2 then try the problem

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CMorris2004
  • CMorris2004
wait whats the length and with
anonymous
  • anonymous
it does not state the length and width, but it did stated that the length is doubled, and the width is decreased by 3.
helpsos
  • helpsos
hey, do you still need help with this?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@helpsos yes I still need help with this please
helpsos
  • helpsos
Alright, so I think the first step would be assigning variable to the sides like this: |dw:1449448530686:dw|
helpsos
  • helpsos
The question tells you that, the length is doubled, and the width is decreased by 3. The new diagram would look like this: |dw:1449448575536:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
so the answer would be 2y(x-3)
helpsos
  • helpsos
yes, you could further simplify that
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh okay thank you very much!!
helpsos
  • helpsos
np, and do you know how to further simplify?
helpsos
  • helpsos
just multiply across the brackets
anonymous
  • anonymous
it would be 2lw-6w?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I mean 2yw-6w
helpsos
  • helpsos
yup, that's correct!
helpsos
  • helpsos
good job :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thank you again!!
helpsos
  • helpsos
np, glad I could help!

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