Posted by **mich** on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 6:09pm.

Volume of a Box A box is constructed by cutting

out square corners of a rectangular piece of cardboard

and folding up the sides. If the cutout corners have

sides with length x, then the volume of the box is given by the polynomial

A box is constructed from a square piece of metal that

is 20 inches on a side.

(a) If the square corners of length x are cut out, write

a polynomial that gives the volume of the box.

(b) Evaluate the polynomial when x=4 inches.

(c) Factor out the greatest common factor for this

polynomial expression

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra - A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard ...
- Algebra 2 - A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard ...
- Calc - You want to make a rectangular box, open at the top, by cutting the same ...
- pre-calc - A box with an open top is to be constructed by cutting equal-sized ...
- College Math - An open-topped rectangular box is to be constructed from a 24 ...
- math - A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose ...
- calculus - 7. A cardboard box manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from ...
- math - A cardboard box manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from rectangular ...
- calculus - An open box is to be constructed by cutting corners out of a 9in by ...
- Calculus - an open box is made by cutting out squares from the corners of a ...