A box with an open top is to be constructed out of a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions length=8 ft and width=9 ft by cutting a square piece out of each corner and turning the sides up. Determine the length x of each side of the square that should be cut which would maximize the volume of the box.

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\[V=(9-2x)(8-2x) x\]

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