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PRE-CALCULUS
AN OPEN BOX IS FORMED BY CUTTING SQUARES OUT OF A PIECE OF CARDBOARD THAT IS 16 FT BY 19 FT AND FOLDING UP THE FLAPS. WHAT SIZE CORNER SQUARES SHOULD BE CUT TO YEILD A BOX THAT HAS A VOLUME OF 175 CUBIC FEET
September 6, 2009 by ASHLEY

Math
The length of a piece of cardboard is two inches more than its width. an open box is formed by cutting out 4 inch squares from each corner and folding the sides. If the volume of the box is 672 cubic inches, find the dimensions.
September 6, 2013 by Khelany

Pre Calc
an open box is to be formed by cutting squares from a square sheet of metal that is 10 cm on a side and then folding up the sides. What i the maximum volume of the box?
October 19, 2011 by Rusty Wallace

Pre-Calc
An open box is formed by cutting squares out of a piece of cardboard that is 22 ft by 27 ft and folding up the flaps. What size corner squares should be cut to yield a box that has a volume of less than 235 cubic feet? I know that the size corner squares are .42 and 9.46. My ...
September 24, 2009 by MUFFY

math
open top rectangular box made from 35 x 35 inch piece of sheet metal by cutting out equal size squares from the corners and folding up the sides. what size squares should be removed to produce box with maximum volume.
October 10, 2011 by Sejul

Math
An open box is to be made from a 10-ft by 14-ft rectangular piece of sheet metal by cutting out squares of equal size from the four corners and folding up the sides. what size squares should be cut to obtain a box with largest possible volume?
December 7, 2011 by NONO

maths
an open box of rectangular base is to be made from 24 cm by 45cm cardboard by cutting out squares sheets of equal size from each corner and bending the sides.find the dimensions of the corner squares to obtain a box having largest volume.
January 19, 2013 by sadia khan

pre calc
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
September 19, 2013 by bethany

calc
an open box is to be made from a 4 ft by 5 ft piece of cardboard by cutting out squares of equals sizes with width x ft from the four corners and bending up the flaps to form sides.express the volume of the open box as a function of x what is the domain of the function
August 26, 2011 by natasha

calculus
An open box is to be made out of a 8-inch by 14-inch piece of cardboard by cutting out squares of equal size from the four corners and bending up the sides. Find the dimensions of the resulting box that has the largest volume. Dimensions of the bottom of the box: Height of the...
April 20, 2012 by casidhe

Precalculus
An open box is to be formed from a square sheet of carboard (square is 10x10 cm) by cutting squares and then folding up the sides. (the squares cut off are just the corners as they are labeles as an x by x). A) Find a function for the volume of the box. State the domain of ...
October 23, 2012 by Sam

Precalculus
An open box is to be formed from a square sheet of carboard (square is 10x10 cm) by cutting squares and then folding up the sides. (the squares cut off are just the corners as they are labeles as an x by x). A) Find a function for the volume of the box. State the domain of ...
October 23, 2012 by Sam

Calculus
A box with an open top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides. If the piece of cardboard measures 12 cm on the side, find the size of the squares that must be cut out to yield the maximum volume of the ...
March 8, 2012 by Candy

calculus
An open box is to be made from a flat piece of material 18 inches long and 5 inches wide by cutting equal squares of length xfrom the corners and folding up the sides. Write the volume Vof the box as a function of x. Leave it as a product of factors, do not multiply out the ...
April 14, 2010 by Julie

calculus
An open box is to be made from a 21 ft by 56 ft rectangular piece of sheet metal by cutting out squares of equal size from the four corners and bending up the sides. Find the maximum volume that the box can have.
July 31, 2010 by Mely

Math
A box with an open top is to be constructed from a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions 12 in by 12 in by cutting out equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides as in the figure. Express the volume V of the box as a function of x.
September 10, 2012 by KC

math
An open box is made from a rectangular piece of cardboard, with dimensions of 24 cm by 30 cm, by cutting congruent squares from each corner and folding up the sides. Determine the dimensions of the squares to be cut to create a box with a volume of 1040 cm ^3
October 6, 2012 by Melissa

math
An open box is to be made from a flat piece of material 18 inches long and 2 inches wide by cutting equal squares of length xfrom the corners and folding up the sides. Write the volume Vof the box as a function of x. Leave it as a product of factors, do not multiply out the ...
August 11, 2010 by Jin

Pre Cal
An open box is formed from an 80cm by 80cm peice of metal by cutting four identical squares from teh corners adn folding up the sides. Express the volume of the box in terms of x. Then describe how you could find the maximum possible volume.
January 9, 2010 by Jen

MATH
Hi, Please help me find: V, a, and b. Ty An open box is to be made from a flat piece of material 8 inches long and 2 inches wide by cutting equal squares of length x from the corners and folding up the sides. Write the volume V of the box as a function of x. Leave it as a ...

math
An open-topped box is made from a rectangular piece of cardboard, with dimensions of 24 cm by 30 cm, by cutting congruent squares from each corner and folding up the sides. Determine the dimensions of the squares to be cut to create a box with a volume of 1040cm^3. What ...
December 15, 2011 by Melinda

math
An open topped box can be created by cutting congruent squares from each of the 4 corners of a piece of cardboard that has dimensions of 20cm by 30cm and folding up the sides. Determine the dimensions of the squares that must be cut to create a box with a volume of 1008cm^3
October 7, 2012 by Melissa

calculus
an open box is to be made from a piece of metal 16 by 30 inches by cutting out squares of equal size from the corners and bending up the sides. what size should be cut out to create a box with the greatest volume? what is the maximum volume?
November 18, 2011 by lulu

Calculus
A SHEET OF CARDBOARD 180 INCHES SQUARE IS USED to make an open box by cutting squares of equal size from the corners and folding up the sides, what size squares should be cut to obtain a box with the largest possible volume?
October 19, 2010 by Oswaldo

math
by cutting a square out of each corner of a sheet of card (30cm by 21cm)and folding up the sides,i ca make an open box with a capacity of 1080cm^3.What is the area in cm^2 of each of the squares i have to cut out?
September 13, 2013 by nicole

Chocolate Box Company is going to make open-topped boxes out of 5 × 17-inch rectangles of cardboard by cutting squares out of the corners and folding up the sides. What is the largest volume box it can make this way? (Round your answer to the nearest tenth.) Thank You for the ...
June 4, 2014 by Jerry

Math
An open-topped box can be created by cutting congruent squares from each of the four corners of a piece of cardboard that has dimensions of 20cm by 30cm and folding up the sides. Determine the dimensions of the squares that must be cut to create a box with a volume of 1008cm^3...

Calc
a box with an open top is to be made from a rectangular piece of tin by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides. The piece of tin measures 1mx2m. Find the size of the squares that yields a maximum capacity for the box. So far i have V=(1-2x)(2-2x)x
September 27, 2012 by Kieran

math
you want to make an open-topped box from a 20 cm by 20 cm piece of cardboard by cutting out equal squares from the corners and folding up the flaps to make the sides. what are the dimensions of each square, to the nearest hundredth of a cm, so that the volume of the resulting ...
March 15, 2008 by Sami

Calculus
A square sheet of cardboard with a side 16 inches is used to make an open box by cutting squares of equal size from the four corners and folding up the sides. What size squares should be cut from the corners to obtain a box with largest possible volume?
January 30, 2013 by Fall

Math
A manufacturer uses a 28 x 41 metal sheet to construct an open box by cutting out squares from each corner. What length square should be cut to maximize volume?
September 16, 2011 by Terry

aljebra math
mandy used a square card board to make an open box by cutting small squares from its corners and then bending the sides.The lenght of the side of the the card board used 60cm.question How would you represent the lenght of the sideof the box formed
June 10, 2011 by rowena

ALGEBRA
DAmon you equaled them to zero that is not rightt An open-topped box can be made from a rectangular sheet of aluminum, an open-topped box can be made from a rectangular sheet of aluminum, with dimensions 40 cm by 25 cm, by cutting equal-sized squares from the four corners and ...
March 25, 2014 by rosaline

Math
You want to create a box without a top from an 8.5 in by 11 in sheet of paper. You will make the box by cutting squares of equal size from the four corners of the sheet of paper. If you make the box with the maximum possible volume, what will be the length of the sides of the ...
July 21, 2008 by Haru

algebra
An open-top box is to be constructed from a 6 foot by 8 foot rectangular cardboard by cutting out equal squares at each corner and the folding up the flaps. Let x denote the length of each side of the square to be cut out. a)

math
An open-top box is to be constructed from a 6 foot by 8 foot rectangular cardboard by cutting out equal squares at each corner and the folding up the flaps. Let x denote the length of each side of the square to be cut out. a)
March 10, 2007 by alesia

Calculus
an open top box is to be made by cutting congruent squares of side length x from the corners of a 12 by 15 inch sheet of tin and bending up the sides. how large should the squares be? what is the resulting maximum value?
February 28, 2011 by Lauren

Applied Calculus
If an open box is made from a tin sheet 7 in. square by cutting out identical squares from each corner and bending up the resulting flaps, determine the dimensions of the largest box that can be made. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) Height: Length: Width:
March 8, 2013 by Jacob

Pre-Calc
I am having a great deal of difficulty with this problem. An open box is formed by cutting squares out of a piece of cardboard that is 16 ft by 19 ft and folding up the flaps. a. what size corner squares should be cut to yield a box that has a volume of 175 cubic feet. So I ...
September 7, 2009 by Ashley

math
A cardboard box manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from rectangular pieces of cardboard with dimensions 40 cm by 60 cm by cutting equal squares from the four corners and turning up the sides. Find the length of the side of the cut-out square so that the box has the largest...
July 25, 2011 by Jeffrey

calculus
7. A cardboard box manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from rectangular pieces of cardboard with dimensions 40 cm by 60 cm by cutting equal squares from the four corners and turning up the sides. Find the length of the side of the cut-out square so that the box has the ...
July 30, 2011 by Jeff

Calculus
An open top box is made by cutting congruent squares from the corners of a 12 inch by 9 inch sheet of cardboard and then folding the sides up to create the box. What are the dimensions of the box which contains the largest volume?
September 9, 2012 by Chris

Trigonometry
an open box is made by cutting squares from the corners of a piece of metal that is 18 cm by 26 cm. If the edge of each cut-out square is x cm, find the volume when x=1, x=2, and x=3. If someone could explain to me how to do this. It would be very appreciated. Thanks!
August 24, 2011 by asdfghjk

Calculus
an open box is made by cutting out squares from the corners of a rectangular piece of cardboard and then turning up the sides. If the piece of cardboard is 12 cm by 24 cm, what are the dimensions of the box that has the largest volume made in this way?
July 18, 2011 by Andrew

math
An open box is to be made from a flat piece of material 8 inches long and 2 inches wide by cutting equal squares of length x from the corners and folding up the sides. Write the volume V of the box as a function of x. Leave it as a product of factors, do not multiply out the ...
January 24, 2014 by MATH ASSIGN HELP

algebra
An open-top box is to be constructed from a 6 foot by 8 foot rectangular cardboard by cutting out equal squares at each corner and the folding up the flaps. Let x denote the length of each side of the square to be cut out. 1. Find the function V that represents the volume of ...

math
an open-topped box can be made from a rectangular sheet of aluminum, with dimensions 40 cm by 25 cm, by cutting equal-sized squares from the four corners and folding up the sides. Declare your variables and write a function to calculate the volume of a box that can be formed. ...
March 25, 2014 by Anonymous

math.....need help
Solve the problem. An open box is to be made from a rectangular piece of tin by cutting two inch squares out of the corners and folding up the sides. The volume of the box will be 100 cubic inches. Find the dimensions of the rectangular piece of tin.
March 21, 2009 by marcus

optimal dimensions
Applications of derivatives You are planning to make an open rectangular box from an 8 by 15 inch piece of cardboard by cutting congruent squares from the corners and folding up the sides. what are the dimensions of the box of largest volume you can make this way, and what is ...
November 18, 2006 by Jen

Math
An open box is to be made from a 11 inch by 11 inch piece of cardboad. this box is constructed by cutting squares that measure x inches on each side from the corners of the cardboard and turning up the sides. Use a graphical calculator to find the height of the box that yields...
December 13, 2012 by Des

math
a rectangular sheet of cardboard 4m by 2m is used to make an open box by cutting squares of equal size from the four corners and folding up the sides.what size squares should be cut to obtain the largest possible volume?
December 22, 2011 by ct

algebra
Open-top box. Thomas is going to make an open-top box by cutting equal squares from the four corners of an 11 inch by 14 inch sheet of cardboard and folding up the sides. If the area of the base is to be 80 square inches, then what size square should be cut from each corner?
October 8, 2009 by genevive

Calc
A cardboard box manufacturer makes open boxes from rectangular pieces of cardboard of size 30cm by 40cm by cutting squares from the four corners and turning up the sides. A) find a mathematical model expressing the volume of the box as a function of the length of the side of ...
September 25, 2013 by steph

math
an open box is to be made from a square piece,of material 24cm on a side by cutting equal squares from each cover and turning up the sides.express the volume of the box as a function of x.what is the domain of this function?
July 30, 2012 by aiza saclolo

calculus
a rectangular piece of cardboard that measures 4 by 3 inches is to be formed into a rectangular box by cutting squares with length x from each corner and folding up sides. Find the volumes of the box in terms of x
October 16, 2009 by Amber

algebra
rectangular open-topped box is made from a 9 x 16 piece of cardboard by cutting x-inch squares out of each corner and folding up the sides. What size square should be cut out to produce a volume of 120 cubic inches?? I set it up with 120 = (16-2x)(9-2x)(x) I get to y = 2x^3 - ...
October 16, 2011 by Anil

PreCal
A square sheet of cardboard 18 inches is made into an open box (there is no top), by cutting squares of equal size out of each corner and folding up the sides. Find the dimensions of the box with the maximun volume. Volume= base(width)height but base + 2H =18 base + 2W=18 ...
November 6, 2006 by Chau

Pre-Calc
A box is formed by cutting squares out of the corners of a flat piece of metal, and folding the sides up. What size cuts should I make to a 14in. by 20in. piece to get a volume of 270in cubed?
December 4, 2012 by YKWCH

math
it is required to make an open box of gregreatest possible volume from a square piece of tin,whose side is one metre' by cutting equal squares out of the corners and then folding up the tin to form the sides, what should be the length of a side of the sgures cut out/
September 26, 2012 by nithiya nithyananthan

algebra
an open-topped box can be made from a rectangular sheet of aluminum, with dimensions 40 cm by 25 cm, by cutting equal-sized squares from the four corners and folding up the sides. Declare your variables and write a function to calculate the volume of a box that can be formed. ...
March 25, 2014 by rosaline

College Algebra
a box with an open top is constructed from a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions 14 inches by 18 inches by cutting out and discarding equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides as in the figure. The cost to create such a box is 2.50 per ...
March 17, 2013 by John

an open box with a volume of 1500cm cubed is to be constructed by taking a piece of cardboard of 20 cm by 40 cm, cutting squares of sides length x cm from each corner and folding up the sides. show that this can be done in two ways, and find exact dimensions of the box in each...
November 10, 2011 by steph

Math
Please help I have no Idea what to do here. A box with an open top is to be constructed by cutting a-inch squares from the corners of a rectangular sheet of tin whose length is twice its width. What size sheet will produce a box having a volume of 420 in^3 when a = 3?
September 18, 2012 by John

Maths
A box with no top is to be built by taking a 6'' - by - 10'' sheet of cardboard and cutting x - in. squares out of each corner and folding up the sides. Find the value of x that maximizes the volume of the box.
September 19, 2010 by Lala

CALCULUS
A PIECE OF SHEET METAL IS 2.6 TIMES AS LONGS AS IT IS WIDE. IT IS TO BE MADE INTO A BOX WITH AN OPEN TOP BY CUTTING 3-INCH SQUARES FROM EACH CORNER AND FOLDING UP THE SIDES. IF THE VOLUME OF THE BOX MUST BE BETWEEN 600 AND 800 CUBIC INCHES, WHAT VALUES OF X WILL PRODUCE THIS ...
July 24, 2008 by diana

Algebra
A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose length measures 6 inch more than its width. The box is to be formed by cutting squares that measure 2 inches on each side from the four corners an then folding up the sides. If the volume of the box will be...
April 5, 2013 by T H

college algebra word problem
An open box is made from a square piece of material 24 inches on a side by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides. Write the Volume V of the box as a function of x. Recall that Volume is the product of length, width, and height. Thank you!
October 24, 2008 by jenny

Calculus
An open box is to be made from cutting squares of side "s" from each corner of a piece of cardboard 25" by 30". Write an expression for the volume, V, of the box in terms of s. -I have no idea where to start on this. I know V=lwh (length*width*height), but what about "s" and ...
August 1, 2009 by Monique

AFM (MATH)
a) Write an equation to represent the volume of an open box constructed by cutting congruent squares from the corners of a 24" by 14" piece of cardboard. b) What is the domain of this model?
June 24, 2012 by Sam

calculus
By cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box may be made. If the cardboard is 14 in. long and 6 in. wide, find the dimensions of the box that will yield the maximum volume. (Round your ...
March 16, 2013 by eve

pre-calc
"An open gift box is to be made from a square piece of material by cutting 2 centimeter squares from each corner and turning up the sides. The volume of the finished gift box is to be 200 cubic centimeters. Find the size of the original piece of material." The sides of the box...
October 30, 2011 by kari

A open-topped box can be created by cutting congruent squares from each of the four corners of a piece of cardboard that has dimensions of 20cm by 30cm and folding up the sides. Derermine the dimensions of the square that must be cut to create a box with a volume of 100cm3. ...
October 27, 2012 by karen

maths
what is the volume of box if volume of cylinder is 48.125 cubic cm, which formed by rolling a rectangular paper sheet along the length of the paper. if a cuboidal box (open lid) made from the same sheet of paper by cutting out the four square of the side 0.5 cm from each of ...
December 21, 2012 by omkar gangwar

calculus optimization problem
by cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box may be made. if the cardboard is 30 inches long and 14 inches wide find the dimensions of the box that will yield the maximum volume.
April 3, 2013 by sasha

math
A box with an open top is to be constructed from a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions W inches by L inches by cutting out equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides. (W = 12 in. and L = 20 in). Find the values of x for which the volume is ...
February 9, 2013 by tom

calculus
An open box of maximum volume is to be made from a square piece of cardboard, 24 inches on each side, by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides to make the box. (a) Express the volume V of the box as a function of x, where x is edge length of the ...
March 27, 2011 by Anonymous

maths --plse help me..
THE VOLUME OF A CYLINDER IS 48.125cm cube , WHICH IS FORMED BY ROLLING A RECTANGULAR PAPER SHEET ALONG THE LENTH OF THE PAPER . IF A CUBOIDAL BOX ( WITHOUT ANY LID i.e , OPEN AT THE TOP ) IS MADE FROM THE SAME SHEET OF PAPER BY CUTTING OUT THE SQURE OF SIDE 0.5 cm FROM EACH OF...
December 15, 2012 by Anonymous

maths-urgently needed
The volume of a cylinder is 48.125 cm3, which is formed by rolling a rectangular paper sheet along the length of the paper. If cuboidal box (without any lid i.e., open at the top) is made from the same sheet of paper by cutting out the square of side 0.5 cm from each of the ...
January 16, 2013 by Anonymous

calculus
Help!!! A rectangle piece of cardboard twice as long as wide is to be made into an open box by cutting 2 in. squares from each corner and bending up the sides. (a) Express the volume V of the box as a function of the width W of the piece of cardboard (b) find the domain of the...
January 21, 2011 by Hector

math
A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose width measures x cm and whose length measures 6 cm more than its width. The box is to be formed by cutting squares that measure 2 cm on each side from the four corners, and then folding up the sides. If the...
May 12, 2012 by amanda

Math Wrod Problem
1. A long strip of copper 8 inches wide is to be made into a rain gutter by turning up the sides to form a trough with a rectangular cross section. Find the dimentions of the cross-section if the carrying capacity of the trough is to be a maximum. 2. A sheet of cardboard 18 in...
August 6, 2008 by Nahel

math
By cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box may be made. If the cardboard is 16 in. long and 6 in. wide, find the dimensions of the box that will yield the maximum volume. (Round your ...
March 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Calculus
By cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box may be made. If the cardboard is 16 in. long and 10 in. wide, find the dimensions of the box that will yield the maximum volume. (Round your ...
June 17, 2013 by Anonymous

Algebra 2
Please can someone help me with these last few questions on my homework? You don't have to give an answer because I would very much like to know how to do them? An open box is formed by cutting squares with side lengths of 3 inches from each corner of a square piece of paper. ...
May 24, 2014 by Aiden

Math
A cardboard manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from square pieces of cardboard of side 12 in. by cutting equal squares from the four corners and turning up the sides. Let x inches be the length of the side of the the square to be cut out. Express the Volume (V) of the box...
September 29, 2012 by Kamille

Math
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 ...
July 8, 2013 by Delilah

Math
An open box is to be made from cutting squares of side s from each corner of a piece of cardboard 25" by 30". a.Write an expression for the volume, V, of the box in terms of s. b. Graph V(s) using your graphing calculator. Identify the domain and range of this graph. I believe...
August 15, 2009 by Anonymous

Math
You have a 50 cm x 50 cm card board. Squares with side length h are cut out of the corners and the sides are folded up to make a box. What polynomial represents the volume of the box formed?
June 15, 2014 by Evan

calc
by cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, the cardboard may be turned into an open box. if the cardboard is 16 inches long and 10 inches wide, find the dimensions of the box that will yield the ...
July 19, 2012 by Jemima

AP Calculus
An open box is to be made from cutting squares of side 's' from each corner of a piece of cardboard that is 35" by 40". (a) Write an expression for the volume, 'V', of the box in terms of 's'. (b) Draw a graph of V(s). (c) State the domain and range of V(s). (d) Find the value...
July 17, 2013 by Casey

calculus
You are planning to make an open-top box from an 12 in by 12 in piece of cardboard by cutting congruent squares from the corners and folding up the sides. What are the dimensions (of the 3 sides) of the largest volume you can make this way?
May 19, 2009 by jim

calculus
An open box is to be made from a square piece of cardboard, 32 inches on a side, by cutting equal squares with sides of length x from the corners and turning up the sides (see figure below). Determine the function, V, in terms of x, that represents the volume of the box. A. -...
September 19, 2010 by BJ

college algebra
An open box is made from a square piece of cardboard 20 inches on a side by cutting identical squares from the corners and turning up the sides.(a) Express the volume of the box, V , as a function of the length of the side of the square cut from each corner, x. (b) Find and ...
September 27, 2012 by danny

algebra
open box made from 33 x 33 inch sheet of metal by cutting out x-inch square from each corner and folding up the sides. What size square should be cut out to produce a box of maximum volume? (This is algebra class)
October 15, 2011 by Sushmitha

Algebra 2
A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose length measures 12 inches more than its width. the box is formed by cutting squares that measures 4 inches on each sides from 4 corners and then folding up the sides. If the volume of the box will be 340 ...
March 15, 2013 by April

Calculus
A manufacturer constructs open boxes from sheets of cardboard that are 6 inches square by cutting small squares from the corners and folding up the sides. The Research and Development Department asks you to determine the size of the square that produces a box of greatest ...
August 9, 2011 by Isaac

math
a piece of cardboard is twice as it is wide. It is to be made into a box with an open top by cutting 2-in squares from each corner and folding up the sides. Let x represent the width (in inches) of the original piece of cardboard. a.Represent the length of the original piece ...
February 15, 2011 by Amy

Pre-Calc
An open box with a volume of 1500cm^3 is to be constructed by taking a piece of cardboard of 20 cm by 40 cm, cutting squares of sides length x cm from each corner and folding up the sides. Show that this can be done in two different ways, and find exact dimensions of the box ...
January 14, 2014 by Andy G