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Homework Help: Calculus (Optimization)

Posted by Mishaka on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 8:20pm.

A rectangular piece of cardboard, 8 inches by 14 inches, is used to make an open top box by cutting out a small square from each corner and bending up the sides. What size square should be cut from each corner for the box to have the maximum volume?
So far I have: V = (14 - 2x)(8 - 2x)(h)

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