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A pizza box with a square base is to be made from a rectangular sheet of cardboard by cutting six 1-inch squares from the corners and the middle sections folding up the sides. If the area of the base is to be 144 in^2, what size piece of cardboard should be used.

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    14" x 14", assuming no top cover.

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    Please explain how you got 14" x 14"

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