Saturday
August 30, 2014

Homework Help: calculus

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 5:39pm.

An open box of maximum volume is to be made from a square piece of cardboard, 24 inches on each side, by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides to make the box.
(a) Express the volume V of the box as a function of x, where x is edge length of the square cut-outs.
(b) What are the dimensions of the box that enclose the largest possible volume? State your answer in the form length by width by height.
(c) What is the maximum volume?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Calculus - A box with an open top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard...
calculus - An Open Box Of Maximum Volume Is To Be Made From A Square Piece Of ...
Calculus - A square sheet of cardboard with a side 16 inches is used to make an ...
Math - A cardboard manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from square pieces of ...
Math - An open box is to be made from a 11 inch by 11 inch piece of cardboad. ...
college algebra - An open box is made from a square piece of cardboard 20 inches...
precalculus - a rectangular piece of cardboard measuring 14 inches by 27 inches ...
calculus - An open box is to be made from a square piece of cardboard, 32 inches...
Calculus - an open box is made by cutting out squares from the corners of a ...
calculus optimization problem - by cutting away identical squares from each ...

Search
Members