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A rectangular piece of cardboard is 15 inches longer than it is wide. If 5 inches are cut from each corner, and the remaining fold up to form a box,the volume of the box is 1250 cubic inches. Find the dimensions of the piece of cardboard.

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  1. 5(w-10)(w+15-10) = 1250
    Now just solve for w. length=w+15.

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