The length of the base of a triangle in terms of x is and the height of the triangle is .

What is the area of the triangle in terms of x? Leave your answer in factored form.

Area: ___

(x – 2)(x + 1)

(x – 1)(x + 2)

(x – 2)(x + 2)

(x – 3)(x + 2)

A = × b × h

A = × ×

= × ×

= (x – 2)(x + 2)