Posted by bethany on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:47pm.
An open box is formedby cutting squares out of a peice of cardboard that is 18 feet by 26 feet and folding up the flaps. What size corner squares should be cut to yield a box that has a volume of 250 cubic feet

pre calc  Steve, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:42pm
If the corners are x on a side, then
v = x(182x)(262x) = 250
x = 0.6,7.485,13.9
Of these only the two smaller values can be used.
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