# PRE-CAL

A rectangle is inscribed in a right triangle with legs of length 3 and 4. Express the area A of the rectangle as a function of x.

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1. What is x ?

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2. That's all the problem says

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3. There must be a diagram with it or something to tell you what x is

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4. If x is the height of the rectangle, with base along the leg of length 4, then

A = 4/3 x(3-x)

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