Friday

April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

Posted by **jenny** on Friday, October 24, 2008 at 10:58am.

Thank you!

- college algebra word problem -
**Reiny**, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 11:45amlet each side of the cut-out square be x in

then isn't the base 24-2x by 24-2x ?

and isn't the height of the box x ?

take it from there.

- college algebra word problem -
**jenny**, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 12:16pmV(x)= x(24-x)^2 ?

- college algebra word problem -
**jenny**, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 12:32pmOr V=1/3(24-2x)^2*x

I'm confused as to how you came up with the base as 24-2x.

Thanks for your help!

- college algebra word problem -
**Reiny**, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 12:46pmdraw a square with sides 24 in

draw small square cut-outs at each of the corners, each of those sides is x inches long.

Now didn't you take away x inches from each end??

so 24 - x -x or 24-2x

- college algebra word problem -
**Reiny**, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 12:49pmHow did you come up with that equation ??

Your equation of V(x)= x(24-x)^2

in your first response should have been

V(x)= x(24-**2x**)^2 ?

- college algebra word problem -

- college algebra word problem -
- college algebra word problem -
**jenny**, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 12:57pmOkay, I just forgot the 2. Thank you so much for your help! Have a nice day!

**Related Questions**

college algebra - An open box is made from a square piece of cardboard 20 inches...

Calculus - A box with an open top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard...

calculus - An open box of maximum volume is to be made from a square piece of ...

calculus - An Open Box Of Maximum Volume Is To Be Made From A Square Piece Of ...

pre-calculus - An open box is made from a square piece of material 36 inches on ...

math - an open box is to be made from a square piece,of material 24cm on a side ...

calculus (PRE) - This may be simple, but I'm not getting it. An open box of ...

Math - A cardboard manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from square pieces of ...

calculus - An open box is to be made from a flat piece of material 18 inches ...

Math - An open box is to be made from a 11 inch by 11 inch piece of cardboad. ...