# What is the area of a rectangle if one side has a length of #12x^3# and the other side has a width of #6x^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 3, 2017

The area of the rectangle is

#### Explanation:

The formula for the area of a rectangle is:

Where,

Substituting these values gives:

Simplifying gives:

We can multiply the constants and use the rule for exponents to multiply the

This gives: