# I NEED HELP WITH THIS WORD QUESTION HOW DO I WRITE A POLYNOMIAL FOR THE AREA?

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: Apr 12th, 2015

**Question description**

You are making a square concrete patio. You want a brick border that is 8 inches wide around the outer edge of the patio, and the total length of a side is 2x inches. Draw a diagram and write a polynomial for the area of the floor of the patio not including the brick border.