Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 510: 24



Work Step by Step

The area of a square with side a: $A=a^{2}$ ...substitute $(3x-4)$ for $a$. $A=(3x-4^{2})$ ...square the binomial. $A=(3x^{2})-2(3x)(4)+4^{2}$ ...simplify. $A=9x^{2}-24x+16$ The area of the base is $9x^{2}-24x+16$.
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