Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:00pm.
Chad had a garden that was in the shape of a rectangle. Its length was twice its width. He decided to make a new garden that was 2 feet longer and 2 feet wider than his first garden. If x represents the original width of the garden, which expression represents the difference between the area of his new garden and the area of the original garden?
- 11th grade Algebra II - Reiny, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:04pm
original garden is (x)(2x) = 2x^2
new garden = (x+2)(2x+2) =
so difference = (x+2)(2x+2) - x(2x)
- 11th grade Algebra II - Anonymous, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:08pm
wow!!! that was so fast. Thank you so much!
So the answer is 6x+4, right?
- 11th grade Algebra II - Reiny, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:09pm
(just happened to be on the computer)
- 11th grade Algebra II - Anonymous, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:11pm
Thank you!!! :)
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