Posted by **Delilah** on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 9:23pm.

A box with an open top is to be made by cutting 5-inch squares from the corners of a rectangular piece of cardboard whose length is twice its width and then folding up the remaining flaps. Let x represent the width of the original piece of cardboard; express the volume (V) of the box as a function of x, and simplify the function.

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