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anonymous
 4 years ago
Geometry help please
Malcolm bought a square sheet of paper of side 16 inches to decorate a pencil box he made in craft class. The pencil box has a height of 7 inches, a width of 4 inches, and a length of 5 inches.
Approximately how many square inches of paper will be remaining if he pastes paper on to the bottom base and the four side surfaces of the pencil box without any overlap?
anonymous
 4 years ago
Geometry help please Malcolm bought a square sheet of paper of side 16 inches to decorate a pencil box he made in craft class. The pencil box has a height of 7 inches, a width of 4 inches, and a length of 5 inches. Approximately how many square inches of paper will be remaining if he pastes paper on to the bottom base and the four side surfaces of the pencil box without any overlap?

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hoblos
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3area of paper = 16^2 =256 in^2 area to be covered = 2(7*4 + 7*5) + 4*5 = 146 in^2 remaining part = 256146 = 110 in^2

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Bottom: 2(4 X 5)=40 front and back: 2(4 X 7)=56 right side and left side: 2(5 X 7)=70 Total: 40+56+70=146 Total sheet = 16X16 = 256 Left over: 256146=110

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just had to point out that you said 70+56+40=146....it doesn't..it equals 166...that changes the answer to 90

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but the answer is 110 becuase it does not say include the top..but the math was wrong
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