# Function

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Write a function rule for the area of a parallelogram whose base is 4 inches more than its height. What is the area of the parallelogram when its height is 8 inches?

• Function -

height --- x
base ----- x+4

Area(x) = x(x+4) or x^2 + 4x

Area(8) = 64 + 32 = 96 OR 8(12) = 96

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