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Re: Geometry Area Question Help
Posted:
Sep 11, 2007 6:37 PM


> Hey I have no clue on how to solve this problem. any > help will be great! > > > > Find the area .... > > a rectangle with side lengths of 2a/5b units and 3b/8 > units. > > Thanks!
Just multiply them together per the standard geometric model of multiplication (rectilinear):
2a/5b * 3b/8 == (2a*3b)/(5b*8) == 6ab/40b == 3a/20.
Note that the result really only depends on a's value.
Also, we're assuming same "units" for both edges.
Kirby



