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?

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**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

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**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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