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Posted by **Chitra** on Friday, November 27, 2009 at 8:46pm.

and wrap the ribbon around a box, as shown.

The bow takes 30 inches of ribbon. The width

of the box is 11 inches.

What is the height of the box?

Answer in units of inches.

- Geometry -
**drwls**, Friday, November 27, 2009 at 11:58pm69 - 30 = 39 inches of ribbon is left for wrapping around. Let w be the width and h be the height.

2w + 2h = 39

You know what w is. Solve for h

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