# Acc Algebra 2

The length, width, and height of a rectangular box are consecutive integers, and the largest dimension is k cm. find the volume V of the box
(Hint: V= lwh)

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1. V=lwh
V=k*k-1*k-2
V=k^3-3k^2-2k

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posted by Jonathan
2. Why r we subtracting???

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3. or if your teacher wants it in this format
V=k(k^2-3k-2)

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4. consecutive integers are integers like 1,2,3 or 3,4,5 or 101,102,103. So since the largest of the integers is k, to get the consecutive integers lower than k, you have to find the second integer which would be k-1, then the third which would be k-2.

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5. Ohhh ok!! Thank you very much!!!

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