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Find the number of square units bounded by the x-axis, the y-axis and the line x+y=8.

 Feb 2, 2021
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Graph the line equation to see the x and y-axis intercepts (or realize by subbing in x = 0     and y = 0  that the intercepts are both 8)

 

right triangle with legs = 8

 

area = 1/2 b * h =   1/2 *(8)(8)  32 units2

 Feb 2, 2021

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