UK Secondary (7-11)
Expand binomial expressions

Interactive practice questions

The area of the figure below is $\left(y+3\right)\left(y+7\right)$(y+3)(y+7). We want to find another expression for this area by finding the sum of the areas of the four smaller rectangles.

a

What is the area of rectangle $A$A?

b

What is the area of rectangle $B$B?

c

What is the area of rectangle $C$C?

d

What is the area of rectangle $D$D?

e

Using the areas of each rectangle, write an equivalent expression for the area of the figure.

Easy
Approx 3 minutes