# algebra 2

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the height of a box is 6 inches. the length is three inches more than the width. find the width if the volume is 240 cubic inches

• algebra 2 -

Volume = HLW

Volume = 240

H = 6

If W = x, then L = x +3

240 = 6x(x+3)

40 = x^2 + 3x

0 = X^2 + 3x - 40

Solve for x.

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