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A box with no top is to be made by cutting a 2-inch square from each corner of a square sheet of metal. After bending up the sides, the volume of the box is to be 220 cubic inches. Find The the length of a side of the square sheet of the metal that should be used in the construction of the box. Round to the nearest hundredth. , need equation to solve.

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  1. Let L = side length of square sheet.

    [(L-4)^2]*2 = 220

    (L-4)^2 = 110
    L-4 = 10.488
    L = 14.488 inch
    Rounded: 14.49 inch

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