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October 22, 2014

Posted by **kaa** on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:16am.

- Calc -
**Steve**, Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:25amwell, the volume is width * length * height (x)

v = (10-2x)(12-2x)(x)

now plug in x=1,2,3,4 and see which gives the greatest volume

- Calc -
**kaa**, Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:33ama.9 in. by 12 in. by 1 in.

b.3 in. by 6 in. by 4 in.

c.7 in. by 10 in. by 2 in.

d.5 in. by 8 in. by 3 in.

c?

- Calc -
**Steve**, Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:52amNope. Think about it. Since the two original dimensions are 8x10, after the cuts, the base of the box will be

8x10

6x8

4x6

2x4

You cannot even get (c) by cutting equal squares from all corners.

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