Posted by **lisa** on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 10:11am.

An open box with a square base is to be made from a square piece of cardboard 24 inches on a side by cutting out a square of side x inches from each corner and turning up the sides.Graph V=V(x)

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**Reiny**, Friday, April 18, 2014 at 12:21pm
Each side of the base will be (24-2x)

v(x) = x(24-x)^2

Wolfram's magic done here:

http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=plot+y+%3D+x%2824-x%29%5E2

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**Steve**, Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:43pm
for a better graph, substitute (24-2x)

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 8:36pm
x(24-2x)^2

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