Posted by luckybee on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 2:01pm.
a packaging company manufactures a cardboard box with a volume of 864 cubic inches. the length of the box is 24 inches, and the ends of the box are square. what is the height of the box in inches?

geometry  TutorCat, Friday, June 29, 2012 at 2:28pm
volume = length x weight x height
the ends of the box are square, so
height = weight
volume = length x height x height
plug in the numbers and solve for height

geometry  bobpursley, Friday, June 29, 2012 at 8:53pm
I think on the first and fourth line, Cat meant width vice weight.
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