hi, my question is to find the area of this rectangle, im not sure how to work it out so could anyone help?

i think the answer would be 2?

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- Jan 15th 2010, 07:11 AMandyboy179area
hi, my question is to find the area of this rectangle, im not sure how to work it out so could anyone help?

i think the answer would be 2?

Attachment 14829 - Jan 15th 2010, 07:34 AMskeeter
- Jan 15th 2010, 07:38 AMandyboy179
could you explain how you got that please?

- Jan 15th 2010, 07:56 AMskeeter
- Jan 15th 2010, 07:59 AMandyboy179
well i don't understand how you got that, how did (1+root3)(-2root3) end up as 2- root3 + 2 root3-3

- Jan 15th 2010, 08:02 AMskeeter
read a lesson and find out how ...

Adding (and Subtracting) Square Roots - Jan 15th 2010, 08:05 AMandyboy179
don't worry i will try and find out at school