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Homework Help: math

Posted by Frank on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 5:33pm.

Open boxes are being designed to hold mail for the post office. The boxes will be made to have the greatest possible volume. Each box will be made from a sheet of metal that measures 15 inches by 12 inches. They will be formed by cutting and removing a square from each corner. The sides will then be folded up and welded together along each corner. What is the maximum volume?

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