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Posted by **Dj** on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 3:48pm.

so far this is what I got

5x^2 + 7x + 8 what she start with

what class mate borrowed

3x^2 + x + 5

what left

2x^2 + 6x +3

please can someone show me how to write it in an algebraic equation

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**Reiny**, Monday, March 17, 2008 at 4:16pmI hope it's just me, but I am confused by your question.

Why are you calling the large square x^2, the rectangle x, and the smaller square by just a constant???

This makes no sense.

- pre-algebra -
**Dj**, Monday, March 17, 2008 at 5:28pmThe reason why I call the big square x^2, the rectangle x and the smaller square by just constant is because when you are using polynomial tiles the big square stands for x^2 of -X^2 while the rectangle stand for just x or -x and the small square stand for numbers.

- pre-algebra -

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