Posted by **Dee** on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 7:26pm.

Help Homework : MaKE A TABLE:relate primeter and area

Amaya has 24 inches of ribbon she can glue around the edge of a rectangular gift box lid. if she wants to use all the ribbon without any overlapping, what are the length and width of a gift box lid with the greatest area?

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 7:29pm
area= lw

but 24=2L+2w or w=12-L

area=l(12-l)

Wondering if you have calculus yet....assuming not.

table

l area

4 32

5 35

6 36

7 35...already found max area, l=6, so w=6

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**Anonymous**, Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:55pm
Length = 7 inches

Width = 5 inches

Area = 35 square inches

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**Sofia**, Monday, April 1, 2013 at 10:07pm
Amaya has 24 inches of ribbon she can glue around the edge of a rectangular gift box lid. if she wants to use all the ribbon without any overlapping, what are the length and width of a gift box lid with the greatest area?

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