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

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1. Algebra

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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2. Math HELP!!

Chuck needs to cut a piece of cardboard for an art project at school. He has four pieces of cardboard that he can cut from: 6 inches, 5 inches, 7 inches, and 3 inches. If the length of the cardboard he needs is √35 inches, which piece of cardboard should

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3. Math

a rectangular piece of cardboard is twice as long as it is wide . from each of its for corners, a square piece 3 inches on a side cut out. the flaps at each corner are then turned up to form an open box. if the volume of the box is 168 cubic inches, what

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4. calculus optimization problem

by cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box may be made. if the cardboard is 30 inches long and 14 inches wide find the dimensions of the box that will yield the

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5. calc

by cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, the cardboard may be turned into an open box. if the cardboard is 16 inches long and 10 inches wide, find the dimensions of the box

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6. geometry

how many inches long is the radius of the largest circle that can fit inside a rectangle 18 inches long and 12 inches wide? An 84-cm wire is cut into three pieces. the second piece is 4 cm longer than the first piece and the third piece is twice as long as

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7. maths

1. You are cutting colored cardboard rectangles for school art show. Each art piece will be placed on one of the rectangles so the outside of the rectangle forms a border or mat for the art piece. You are to cut the cardboard to fit artwork that is 3 times

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8. calculus

an open rectangular box is to be made from a piece of cardboard 8 inches wide and 8 inches long by cutting a square from each corner and bending up the sides. a. express the volume of the box as a function of the size x cutout

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9. College Algebra

A rectanguler piece of metal is 5 inches longer than it is wide. Square with sides 1 inches longer are cut from the four corners and the flaps are folded upward to form an open box. If the volume of the box is 644 inches, what are the original dimensions

asked by Meghan on January 19, 2016
10. math

A rectangular piece of construction paper is 11 inches long and 8 inches wide. How could it be cut to make a rectangle that has an area of 32 square inches?

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11. Math

you have a piece of wood that is 144 inches long. you cut it into three pieces. the second piece is 12 inches longer than the first piece. the third piece is 12 inches longer than the second piece. write and solve the equation to find the lengths of the

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12. Math word problem

I know the answer, but is there a formula to show work? Amy had a piece of wire 96 inches long. She cut the wire into 3 pieces. The second piece was 6 inches longer than the first piece. The third piece is 9 inches longer than the second. What was the

asked by Lauren on November 30, 2008
13. algebra

A rectangular piece of cardboard is 2 units longer than it is wide? From each of its corner a square piece 2 units on a side is cut out.The flaps are then turned up to form an open box that has a volume of 70 cubic units.Find the length and width of the

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14. mnhs

an open box is to be made from a rectangular piece of tin 12 inches long and 10 inches wide by cutting pieces of x-inches square from each corner and bending up the sides.find the domain of the function ?

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15. Math

Suppose you take a piece of cardboard measuring 7 inches by 7 inches, cut out square corners with sides x inches long, and then fold up the cardboard to make an open box. Express the volume V of the box as a function of x.

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16. Math

Suppose you take a piece of cardboard measuring 7 inches by 7 inches, cut out square corners with sides x inches long, and then fold up the cardboard to make an open box. Express the volume V of the box as a function of x.

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17. math

On a rectangular piece of cardboard with perimeter inches, three parallel and equally spaced creases are made (see Figure 1). The cardboard is then folded along the creases to make a rectangular box with open ends (see Figure 2). Letting represent the

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18. Math

Arlan needs to create a box from a piece of cardboard. The dimensions of his cardboard are 10 inches by 8 inches. He must cut a square from each corner of the cardboard, in order to form a box. What size square should he cut from each corner, in order to

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19. math

a piece of cardboard is twice as it is wide. It is to be made into a box with an open top by cutting 2-in squares from each corner and folding up the sides. Let x represent the width (in inches) of the original piece of cardboard. a.Represent the length of

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20. science

What is the volume of a cardboard box that is 11 inches long, 3 inches wide, and 7 inches high.

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21. Pre-Alegebra

3. If a number is not a rational number, then it is _____. (1 point) an integer an irrational number a whole number a radical*** 4.Mrs. Clarkson designed a rectangular garden with a length of 15 meters and a width of 8 meters. She plans to build a walkway

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22. MATH HELP

3. If a number is not a rational number, then it is _____. (1 point) an integer an irrational number a whole number a radical*** 4.Mrs. Clarkson designed a rectangular garden with a length of 15 meters and a width of 8 meters. She plans to build a walkway

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23. Algebra

A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose length measures 6 inch more than its width. The box is to be formed by cutting squares that measure 2 inches on each side from the four corners an then folding up the sides. If the

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24. geometry

On a rectangular piece of cardboard with perimeter 11 inches, three parallel and equally spaced creases are made. The cardboard is then folded along the creases to make a rectangular box with open ends. Letting x represent the distance (in inches) between

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25. College Algebra

On a rectangular piece of cardboard with perimeter 11 inches, three parallel and equally spaced creases are made. The cardboard is then folded along the creases to make a rectangular box with open ends. Letting x represent the distance (in inches) between

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26. math

from a square piece of cardboard with length and width of x inches, a square of width x-1 inches is removed from the center. Write the area of the remaining piece of cardboard as a function of x

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27. precalculus

a rectangular piece of cardboard measuring 14 inches by 27 inches is to be made into a box with an open top by cutting squares of equal size from each corner and golding up the sides . let x represent the length of a side of each square. for what value of

asked by kim on April 29, 2012
28. math

Jessie has a piece of cardboard that is 8.5 inches by 11 inches. She makes a picture frame with the cardboard by cutting out a 4 inch by 4 inch square from the center of the cardboard. What is the are of the frame?

asked by Scotty on April 28, 2015
29. algebra

I have a piece of cardboard that is twice as long as it is wide .I f I cut a 1-inch by 1-inch square from each corner and fold up the resulting flaps ,I get a box with a volume of 40 cubic inches.what are the dimensions of the cardboard?

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30. Math

You want to create an open rectangular box from a rectangular box. from a square piece of cardboard 20 inches by 20 inches. You will cut a 3 inch square from each corner. Draw a diagram and find the length of the box. Can someone help me with this diagram

asked by Olivia on August 24, 2014
31. Precalculus

From a rectangular piece of cardboard having dimensions a × b, where a = 40 inches and b = 70 inches, an open box is to be made by cutting out an identical square of area x2 from each corner and turning up the sides (see the figure). Express the volume V

asked by Jim on March 7, 2012
32. Algebra 2

A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose length measures 12 inches more than its width. the box is formed by cutting squares that measures 4 inches on each sides from 4 corners and then folding up the sides. If the volume of

asked by April on March 15, 2013
33. basic algebra

the perimeter of a piece of cardboard is 34 inches. squares measuring 2 inches on a side are cut from each corner so that when the sides are folded up, the diagonal of the resulting box has the length 7 inches.what are the original dimensions of the card

asked by kristina on February 8, 2016
34. Geometry

On a rectangular piece of cardboard with perimeter 11 inches, three parallel and equally spaced creases are made. The cardboard is then folded along the creases to make a rectangular box with open ends. Letting x represent the distance (in inches) between

asked by Valerie on January 21, 2011
35. Algebra

You cut square corners with side lengths that are whole numbers from a piece of cardboard with dimensions 20 inches by 30 inches. You then fold the cardboard to create a box with no lid. Which of the following dimensions will give you the greatest volume?

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36. math

A box with an open top is to be constructed from a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions W inches by L inches by cutting out equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides. (W = 12 in. and L = 20 in). Find the values of x for

asked by tom on February 9, 2013
37. algebra 2

i have a piece of wood 72 inches long i cut it into 3 peices. the 2nd peice is 6 inches longer than the 1st the third id 6 inches longer than the 2nd. write and equation and solve??

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38. Math

3. If a number is not a rational number, then it is _____. (1 point) an integer an irrational number**** A whole number a radical 4.Mrs. Clarkson designed a rectangular garden with a length of 15 meters and a width of 8 meters. She plans to build a walkway

asked by Anonymous on November 11, 2015

a cylinder is formed by first tapping together the opposite edges of a rectangular piece of paper that is 11 inches long and 8.5 inches wide. if the height of the completed cylinder 8.5 what is its volume?use 3.14 for pie

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40. MATH

How many squares of side 5 inches can be cut from a piece of cartolina 48 inches long and 36 inches wide. What area of the paper will be wasted?

asked by ROLAN on October 17, 2015
41. Algebra

You have to make a square-bottomed, unlidded box with a height of three inches and a volume of approximately 42 cubic inches. You will be taking a piece of cardboard, cutting three-inch squares from each corner, scoring between the corners, and folding up

asked by Willis on April 9, 2014
42. math

A rectangular petting zoo is 144 inches long and 108 inches wide. How many inches of fencing is needed to enclose it?

asked by rasean on October 29, 2013
43. Math

Post a New QuestionCurrent Questions Homework Help: Math Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:08pm. 3. If a number is not a rational number, then it is _____. (1 point) an integer an irrational number**** A whole number a radical 4.Mrs.

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44. geometry

What is volume of a rectangular container that is 15 inches long,3 1/2 inches wide,and 10 inches high

asked by sucolah on September 19, 2011
45. Calculus (Optimization)

A rectangular piece of cardboard, 8 inches by 14 inches, is used to make an open top box by cutting out a small square from each corner and bending up the sides. What size square should be cut from each corner for the box to have the maximum volume? So far

asked by Mishaka on December 16, 2011
46. Math

The strength S of a rectangular beam varies jointly as its width w and the square of its thickness t. If a wood beam 3 inches wide and 5 inches thick supports 300 pounds, how much can a similar beam 3 inches wide and 8 inches thick support? S=? pounds

asked by Carla on November 25, 2011
47. math

A piece of metal 3 7/8 inches long is to be cute from a longer piece of 5 1/16 inches.What will be the length of the remaining piece?

asked by Monique on March 9, 2009
48. math

a rectangular painting including the frame is 28 inches wide and 24 inches tall.the opening inside the frame is 24 inches wide and 20 inches tall.what is the area covered by the frame

asked by Anonymous on April 3, 2014
49. Algebra

A 512-page book has pages 7 inches wide by 9 inches high. The printed area measures 5.375 inches by 7.75 inches. The left margin is 0.3125 inches and the top margin is 0.5625 inches How wide are the margins at the right of each page? How wide are the

50. Math

Joan has two similar rectangular shaped pieces. One has with 4 inches in length 6 inches and the other has a width of 4 inches period what is the area of the larger rectangle piece. use proportions

asked by Emily on November 12, 2015
51. Geometry

A box of cereal measures 8 inches high and 2 inches deep. If all surfaces are made of cardboard and the total amount of overlapping cardboard in the box is 7 square inches, how much cardboard is used to make the cereal box?

asked by Sholanda on May 29, 2012
52. Algebra 2

Can you double check my answer The lengths of the sides of a rectangular window have the ratio 1.6 to 1. The area of the window is 2,560 square inches. What are the dimensions of the window? (1 point) 50.6 inches by 50.6 inches 40 inches by 64 inches 40

asked by Robert on November 18, 2012
53. Algebra

A rectangular counter top is 16 inches longer than it is wide. If the area of the counter top is 420 square inches, find the length and the width.

asked by Sharon on July 30, 2010
54. math

An open box is to be made from a rectangular piece of tin 12 inches long and 10 inches wide by cutting pieces of x-inch square from each corner and bonding up the sides. find the formula that expresses the volume of the box as a function of x.

asked by jeniza on June 23, 2011
55. calculus

a rectangular piece of cardboard that measures 4 by 3 inches is to be formed into a rectangular box by cutting squares with length x from each corner and folding up sides. Find the volumes of the box in terms of x

asked by Amber on October 16, 2009
56. algebra

A rectangular picture is 2 inches longer than it is wide. When a frame 3 inches wide is placed around the picture, the area covered by the picture and frame is 168 square inches greater than the area covered by the picture alone. What are the dimensions of

asked by Taylor on April 6, 2013
57. math

an open box is to be formed out of a rectangular piece of cardboard whose length is 8 cm longer than its width to form the box,a square of side 4 cm will be removed from each corner of the cardboard then the edges of the remaining cardboard will be turned

asked by kenneth on June 18, 2014
58. Calculus

A retangular poster is to be made out of cardboard. The margins on the top and the bottom will be 2 inches. The margins on the sides will be 1 inch. The area of the poster devoted to the printed material must be 300 square inches. (a) to the nearest .001

asked by Katie on February 17, 2011
59. Calculus

An open box is to be made from a rectangular piece of material by cutting equal squares of length x from each corner and turning up the sides. If the material is 18 inches long and 12 inches wide. What is the volume of the box as a function of x?

asked by Zelina on July 22, 2016
60. math

Santana wants to cover a gift box shaped like a rectangular prism with foil. The foil costs \$0.03 per square inch. Santana has a choice between Box A which is 8 inches long, 3 inches wide, and 6 inches high, and Box B which is 10 inches long, 3 inches

asked by Cara on April 23, 2015
61. math

Jeff put a small box that is 12 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 4 inches tall inside a box that is 20 inches long, 15 inches wide, and 9 inches high. How much space is left in the larger box?

asked by Blake on March 30, 2011

Jeff put small box that is 12 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 4 inches tall inside a box that's 20 inches long, 15 inches wide, and 9 inches high. How much space is left in the larger box?

asked by Chris on April 30, 2015
63. MATH

Oscar is giving his mother a new acquarium in the shape of a rectuangular prism. He is going to wrap it in colorful wrapping paper. He know that he needs exactly 2,948 square inches of paper to wrap the aquarium. If the acuqarium is 40 inches long and 18

asked by andra on October 16, 2013
64. Math

A 512 page book has pages 7 inches wide by 9 inches high. The printed area measures 5.375 iches by 7.75 inches. The left margin is 0.3125 inches and the top margin is 0.5625 inches How wide are the margins at the bottom of each page?

asked by Brandon on October 11, 2017
65. Calculus

A magic tank starts out 4 inches in length, 4 inches wide, and 12 inches deep. As the tank is filled, it magically expands proportionally keeping it rectangular form just big enough to hold the liquid. If the liquid is being pumped into the tank at 8 cubic

asked by John on March 12, 2013
66. Math

A piece of fabric is 52 inches long. You cut the fabric into two pieces. The first piece is x inches long. The second is 14 inches longer than the first. Draw a diagram & solve for x.

asked by Olivia on August 24, 2014
67. Algebra

A 512 page book has pages 7 inches wide by 9 inches high. The printed area measures 5.375 iches by 7.75 inches. The left margin is 0.3125 inches and the top margin is 0.5625 inches How wide are the margins at the bottom of each page? In a full decimal

asked by School123 on October 11, 2017
68. Math

It takes a hose 4 minutes to fill a rectangular aquarium 8 inches long, 9 inches wide, and 14 inches tall. How long will it take the same hose to fill an aquarium measuring 24 inches by 27 inches by 31 inches?

asked by J on February 10, 2017
69. math

It takes a hose 3 minutes to fill a rectangular aquarium 10 inches long, 11 inches wide, and 13 inches tall. How long will it take the same hose to fill an aquarium measuring 22 inches by 25 inches by 26 inches?

asked by vilma on February 28, 2016
70. msth

It takes a hose 3 minutes to fill a rectangular aquarium 8 inches long, 11 inches wide, and 12 inches tall. How long will it take the same hose to fill an aquarium measuring 21 inches by 29 inches by 30 inches?

asked by jsy on March 2, 2016
71. math

It takes a hose 4 minutes to fill a rectangular aquarium 8 inches long, 9 inches wide, and 10 inches tall. How long will it take the same hose to fill an aquarium measuring 22 inches by 26 inches by 34 inches?

asked by jay on March 2, 2016
72. math

It takes a hose 3 minutes to fill a rectangular aquarium 10 inches long, 12 inches wide, and 13 inches tall. How long will it take the same hose to fill an aquarium measuring 22 inches by 30 inches by 33 inches?

asked by Jane on April 4, 2017
73. Algebra 1

Marie has a square piece of cloth. She needs another piece with a length 2 inches shorter than the side of the square piece and a width 2 inches longer. The area for the new piece of cloth is 780 in^2. What will be the dimensions of the new piece of cloth?

asked by Victoria on May 19, 2014

Marie has a square piece of cloth. She needs another piece with a length 2 inches shorter than the side of the square piece and a width 2 inches longer. The area for the new piece of cloth is 780 in^2. What will be the dimensions of the new piece of cloth?

asked by Victoria on May 19, 2014
75. Math

A 3-foot piece of wood is cut into two equal sections. How long is each section in inches? a. 9 inches b. 18 inches c. 27 inches d. 36 inches

asked by Anonymous on March 25, 2014
76. math

Russ is putting his vacation photographs in an album that is 12 1/8 inches long and 10 1/4 inches wide. Should he trim the edges of the photographs to 12 inches long and 10 inches wide or to 12 1/2 inches long and 10 1/2 inches wide?

asked by Jimmy on November 9, 2016
77. math

joan has 2 similar rectangular shaped pieces that she is using for her quilt. one has the width of four inches and a lenghth of 6 inches and the other has a width of 6 inches. what is the perimeter of the larger rectangualar piece?

asked by Anonymous on December 7, 2011
78. math

an open rectangular box is to be formed by cutting identical squares, each of side 2 in, one from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard, and then turning up the ends. If the area of the piece of cardboard is 160 in² and the box is to have volume

asked by jhon alex on August 22, 2016
79. Algebra

A 512 page book has pages 7 inches wide by 9 inches high. The printed area measures 5.375 iches by 7.75 inches. The left margin is 0.3125 inches and the top margin is 0.5625 inches How wide are the margins at the bottom of each page? (Do not round your

asked by Sams on October 11, 2017
80. Math

Kate uses a copy machine to enlarge her rectangular design that is 6 inches wide and 8 inches long. The new width is 10 inches long. What is the new length. I got some weird number like 13.333. I multiplied 8 times 10 and divided 80 by 6.

asked by Stephanie on November 15, 2016
81. Algebra

A rectangular picture is 4 inches longer than it is wide. The picture is surrounded by a 3 inch wide frame. The area of the picture and frame is 144 square inches more than the area of the picture. What is the width of the picture?

asked by VaRey on September 24, 2012
82. math

a painting is 3 inches longer than it is wide. it is set in a rectangular border that is 2 inches wider than the painting on each side. if the area of the border is 100in^2 what are the dimensions of the painting? Here is a problem I worked for Jason that

asked by tyrik on November 29, 2006

The Problem You are given a piece of cardboard that is 6 inches by 4 inches. You would like to cut equal-sized squares out of each of the 4 corners and fold the cardboard in such a way to make an open-top rectangular box. Part A: Complete the table below:

asked by V on January 27, 2018
84. Math

A rectangular TV has an area of 1200 square inches. If the longer side is two inches longer than twice the shorter side, find the dimensions (length and height) of this flat screen TV

asked by Emily on May 3, 2017
85. math

in order for piece of rectangular luggage to fit in the overhead compartment of a certain airplane, the sum of the height of the luggage and the perimeter of the base of the luggage must be less than or equal to 110 inches. If a piece of luggage has a

asked by Julia Ten on July 29, 2009
86. Algebra 2

A rectangular piece of cardboard has length that is 16 inches more than the width. The area of the cardboard is 297 sq. in. Find the measures of its width and length. Enter width in., length in.

asked by Nancy on April 26, 2012
87. Math

Betty has the option of using three types of tables in her coffee shop: square tables with a side length of 42 inches; rectangular tables 26 inches wide and 73 2/3 inches long; and round tables with a diameter of 36 inches. Which of the tables has the

asked by Kim on November 7, 2017

Part 1: A rectangular box is 2 inches high, 3.5 inches wide amd 4 inches long. A cyliner box is 3.5 inches high and has a diameter of 3.2 inches. Use 3.14 for pi. Round to the nearest tenth. Part 2: whWhich box has a larger volume. How much bigger is the

asked by Sammy on January 10, 2013
89. math

Sarah had 4 pieces of rope.each piece was twice the length of the previous piece. the first piece was 1 foot 3 inches long. How many feet of rope did Sarah have altogether. first piece=1 foot 3 inches second piece= 2x1 foot 3 inches third piece= 2 foot 6

asked by bandar on September 3, 2015
90. Math

a tray with a square base is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting 5 inch squares from each corner and folding up the sides. If the box is to hold a volume 520 cubic inches, find the length of the piece of cardboard that is needed.

asked by Fairen on August 14, 2016
91. math

a tray with a square base is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting 5 inch squares from each corner and folding up the sides. If the box is to hold a volume 520 cubic inches, find the length of the piece of cardboard that is needed.

asked by Noel on March 11, 2015
92. math

A rectangle is 4 inches longer than it is wide and has an area of 165 square inches. Find its dimensions

asked by Megan on September 25, 2012
93. geometry

a cube shaped box is 6 inches wide and the rectangular box is 10 inches long, 4 inches wide, and 4 inches high. how much greater is the volume of the cube shaped box than the rectanglar box?

asked by danna on June 15, 2011

A rectangular piece of tin has an area of 1334 square inches. A square tab of 3 inches is cut from each corner, and the ends and sides are turned up to make an open box. If the volume of the box is 2760 cubic inches, what were the original dimensions of

asked by James on June 14, 2016
95. pre-cal

a page that x inches wide & y inches high contains 26 square inches of print. the margins on the top & bottom are 1.5 inches deep and the margins in the sides are 1 inches wide. a. sketch the situation above b. find the total area of the page c. find the

asked by Anonymous on May 2, 2016
96. math

Marie is using a rectangular box to ship a framed painting to a friend. The box is 20 inches wide, 24 inches long and 6 inches deep. What is the surface area of the box?

asked by carl on May 25, 2016
97. algebra

The strength of a rectangular beam varies jointly as its width and the square of its depth. If the strength of a beam 10 inches wide by 20 inches deep is 3400 pounds per square inch, what is the strength of a beam 9 inches wide and 18 inches deep?

asked by Felix on April 10, 2019
98. algebra

The strength of a rectangular beam varies jointly as its width and the square of its depth. If the strength of a beam 4 inches wide by 12 inches deep is 1800 pounds per square inch, what is the strength of a beam 5 inches wide and 12 inches deep?

asked by Felix on April 11, 2019
99. Math

Talor is building a birdhouse for his backyard. He needs a piece fo wood that is 8 inches long and 6 inches wide. What is the area of the piece of wood tayler needs

asked by David on March 22, 2017
100. Algebra

A painting is 18 inches wide. It is placed inside a frame with a border that is x inches wide. The total width of the painting and the frame is 24 inches. Create an equation to model the situation, and then solve the equation to find the width of the