Posted by **sammie** on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 3:42pm.

HELP!! It takes 64 inches of ribbon to make a bow and wrap the ribbon around a the box. The box takes 30 inches of ribbon. The width of the box is 12 inches. What is the height of the box?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 3:48pm
Does the **bow** take 30 inces of ribbon?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 3:49pm
*inches

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**paul**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 8:50pm
if the with is 12 inches and the box takes thirty then you have 18 inches of ribbon left in the equation seeing how a box is a 3 dementinal figure it has 18 inches to share between 2 sides so you divide 18 by to and get 9 so the hight of your box would be 9

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