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HELP!! It takes 64 inches of ribbon to make a bow and wrap the ribbon around a the box. The box takes 30 inches of ribbon. The width of the box is 12 inches. What is the height of the box?

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    Does the bow take 30 inces of ribbon?

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    if the with is 12 inches and the box takes thirty then you have 18 inches of ribbon left in the equation seeing how a box is a 3 dementinal figure it has 18 inches to share between 2 sides so you divide 18 by to and get 9 so the hight of your box would be 9

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    THE HEIGHT IS 5. 64 INCHES IN ALL. 30 FOR THE BOW. THAT MEANS YOU HAVE 34 INCHES LEFT. 12 INCH FOR THE LENGTH; BUT THERE IS THE BOTTOM AND TOP SO THAT'S 24. THAT MEANS THERE IS ONLY 10 INCHES LEFT FOR THE TWO HEIGHTS. H=5

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