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Choose one of the techniques for factoring polynomials ( Application, use factoring to solve problems). I need an explanation on this technique (Application. Use factoring to solve problems, here is an example.
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Technique- Application, use factoring to solve problems

110. Area of a sail. The area in square meters for a triangular
sail is given by A(x) = x^2 + 5x + 6.

b) If the height of the sail is x +3 meters, then what is
the length of the base of the sail?

Factorize the numerator, we will get

After canceling the common term (x+3) in numerator and denominator, we will get

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