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Posted by **JASMIN** on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 11:26am.

Question: Area of Painting: A rectangular painting with a width of x centimeters has an area X^2 +50x square centimeters. Find a binomial that represents the length.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 11:58amX^2 +50x factors and

= x(x + 50)

clearly, x must be a positive number, so clearly x+50 is larger than x

Usually, in talking about length and width, the length is the larger of the two dimensions, isn't it ?

So, what do you think?

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**JASMIN**, Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 12:33pmTo be honest, I could not figure out this problem. I don't know why I am so confused..

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 12:41pmArea = width x length

X^2 +50x = x(x+50)

so x must be the width

x+50 must be the length

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**Cassandra**, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:43pmHow do you multiply fractions like 1-5 x 2-5 please help me with my home work please.

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