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

Thank you!

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**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.

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

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**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!

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**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

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**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 ?

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

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