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mr. m has an 8 inch by 11 inch sheet of paper. He created a box by cutting congruent squares from each corner.The base of his box is 54 square inches.How much did he cut from each corner.

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    9 * 6 = 54

    11 - 9 = 2 (1 cut from each corner)

    8 - 6 = 2 (1 cut from each corner)

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