Posted by **Jim** on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 12:33am.

From a rectangular piece of cardboard having dimensions a × b, where a = 40 inches and b = 70 inches, an open box is to be made by cutting out an identical square of area x2 from each corner and turning up the sides (see the figure). Express the volume V of the box in terms of x. (Factor your answer completely.)

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