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You are making kits with 25 cubic inches of candle wax along with a mold. You have a square base, and you want to make a pyramid candle. The height of the pyramid should be 2 inches shorter than the edge of the base.

Given this, what should be the dimensions of the mold? Thanks in advance

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  1. V = 1/3 Bh
    If the base has side x, then we see that h=x-2, so

    1/3 x^2(x-2) = 25

    You can solve the cubic, but it's easier just to note that

    5*5*3 = 75

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  3. What should the dimensions of your candle mold be? Show a mathematical procedure in determining the dimensions.

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  4. how to make the pyramid

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  5. What should the dimensions of your candle mold be show a mathematical procedure in determining the dimensions

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