Posted by **Barb** on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 3:17pm.

A pizza bx with a square base is to be made from a rectangular sheet of cardboard by cutting six 1-inch square from the corners and the middle sections and folding up the sides. If the area of the base is to be 144 in^2, what size piece of cardboard should be used?

Please explain the process; I am way off.

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