Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 4 Quadratic Functions and Factoring - 4.3 Solve x(squared) + bx + c = 0 - 4.3 Exercises - Problem Solving - Page 258: 68b


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From part a) the area is: $x^2+5x+6$. $x^2$ is the blue area. We have $5$ green areas each with area $1\cdot x=x$. We also have $6$ yellow areas each with area $1$. These three "colors" of areas sum up to $x^2+5x+6$ as required.
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