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Short answer.The lenght of the side of a rectangular desk is given by 5x8y cm.The lenght of the front is given by 5x+8y cm.What is the algebraic expression for the are of the top of the rectangular desk?Include the correct units as part of your answer

intermediate algebra 
Steve,
area = length * width
= (5x+8y)cm * (5x8y)cm
= (25x^2  64y^2) cm^2