Thursday

August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014

Posted by **lola** on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:04pm.

a. 4

b. 2

c. (2 square root of 3)/3

d. square root of 3 / 2

e. square root of 3

- geometry -
**helper**, Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:57pmV = Lwh

the volume (given) = 24 ft^3

the height (given) = 18" = 1.5'

24 = L*w*1.5

divide both sides by 1.5

16 = Lw

You need to find the number of feet in each side of the base

since the box has a square base

L = W

AND, found above, L*w = 16

which of the above answers, a, b, c or d, when multiplied by itself, equals 16?

**Related Questions**

Pre Calculus - 1. A rectangular box has a square base, four sides, but no top. ...

math - jim has a box in the shape of a rectangular prism. The area of the base ...

7th grade math ASAP quick please - 1. If a ping pong ball falls from the top of ...

geometry - a packaging company manufactures a cardboard box with a volume of 864...

geometry - a packaging company manufactures a cardboard box with a volume of 864...

maxima/minima problems - A regular box is open at the top and has a square base...

Calc - A rectangular box, with a square base and open at the top is to be ...

Business Calcules - find a rectangular contains at least 231 cubic inches.the ...

pre-calc - path of a frogs leap: a frog leaps from a box 3 feet high and lands 4...

college algebra - a rectangular box has a volume of V(x)=x^3+13x^2+50x+56 cubic ...