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When reading some schematics of a rectangular garden you see the binomial x +8 feet represents the length and the binomial x - 1 represents the width. Write an expression that represents the total area of the garden in the form x2 (squared) + bx + c by using the distributive property.

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  1. Online "^" is used to indicate and exponent, e.g., x^2 = x squared.

    x^2 + 7x - 8

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