The grocery store parking lot is shaped like a parallelogram. Mr.Campbell is paving the parking lot.The area of the parking lot is 6x^2-3x-3m^2. what are the measures of the height and base of the parking lot.

i did 3(2x^2-x-m^2) as my first step but now i am confused.

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  4. ℹ️
  5. 🚩
  1. That would be an answer, since all we need is two numbers or expressions which when multiplied give us 6x^2-3x-3m^2.

    I have a suspicion that the middle term should be -3xm, then we could go further:
    = 3(2x + m)(x - m)

    but since we want only two factors, namely the base and height, the other options would be

    (6x + 3m)(x - m) or (3x - 3m)(2x + m)

    only true if you had the suspected misprint

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    3. ℹ️
    4. 🚩

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Geometry

    Jason wants to walk the shortest distance to get from the parking lot to the beach. a.How far is the spot on the beach from the parking lot? b. How far will he have to walk from the parking lot to get to the refreshment stand?

  2. Statistics

    If we know that the length of time it takes a college student to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 3.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute, find the point in the

  3. Math

    A rectangular parking lot has an area of 2/3 of a square kilometer. The width is 1/2 of a kilometer. What is the length, in kilometers, of the parking lot?

  4. math

    A parking lot has 916 parking spaces that are shaped like parallelograms. The base of each space is 10 feet, and the height of each space is 18.5 feet. What is the total area of the parking spaces?

  1. Math for educators

    The length of time it takes college students to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 5.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. Find the probability that a randomly

  2. Psychology

    A fleet of large trucks arrived in the mall parking lot after Janelle parked her car. When she returned to the lot she could not find her small vehicle in the maze of huge trucks. It took her at least half an hour of searching

  3. Calculus

    a college is planning to construct a new parking lot. the parking lot must be rectangular and enclose 6000 square meters of land. A fence will surround the parking lot, and another fence parallel to one of the sides will divide

  4. math

    a parking lot charges $1.50 for the first hour of parking and 55 cents for each additional half hour how much would it cost to park a car from 12:45pm to 6:15 pm

  1. College Algebra

    Jim wants to build a rectangular parking lot along a busy street but only has 2,700 feet of fencing available. If no fencing is required along the‚Äč street, find the maximum area of the parking lot. I got the answer 911.25 which

  2. algebra

    A square plot of land has a building 60ft long and 40ft wide at one corner. The rest of the land outside the building forms a parking lot. If the parking lot has area 12,000ft^2, what are the dimensions of the entire plot of land?

  3. science

    Mary and Tom park their cars in an empty parking lot with n >_ 2 consecutive parking spaces (i.e, spaces in a row, where only one car fits in each space). Mary and Tom pick parking spaces at random. (All pairs of parking spaces

  4. calculus word prob

    Two buildings at opposite corners of a parking lot need to be connected by cable that will be buried under ground. It costs $11/ft to lay accross parking lot and $8/ft to lay along the sides. The lot is 300ft by 360 ft rect from

View more similar questions or ask a new question.