# Math Help - graph question

1. ## graph question

Can someone give me some help with this? It would be appreciated. Thanks

2. Originally Posted by jst706

Can someone give me some help with this? It would be appreciated. Thanks
the length of the base of the rectangle is $(2 - x)$. The height is $x^2$. Area is length times width, thus the area of this rectangle is:

$A = (2 - x)x^2$

now, maximize that function