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Homework Help: algebra 2

Posted by herry on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 6:51pm.

you can make an open box from a piece of flat cardboard. First cut congruent squares from the four corners of the cardboard. Then fold and tape the sides. let x equal the side of each congruent squares as x increases so does the depth of the box the useable area of the cardboard decreases as x increases, and so do the length and width of the box. what happens to the volume of the box? does it increase or deacreas as x increases? would the answer both suprise you? what size square should you cut from the corners to maximize the volume of your box?What are the dimensions of the box in centimeters?

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