Posted by **Komal** on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 7:26pm.

A small tectangular box has a width of 18cm and a volume of 720cm.

a.)determine the height and the length of the box.

b.) is there more than 1 answer? Explain.

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**Reiny**, Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:12pm
volume of box = lwh

720 = 18lh

lh = 40

so any two numbers l and h which multiply to get 40 will work.

There is an infinite number of such combinations

e.g. 5x8, 1.25x32 , 1/3 x 120 , etc

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**Komal**, Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 10:15am
thank you very much! :)

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