• anonymous
Nate bought a square sheet of paper of side 14 inches to decorate a pencil box he made in craft class. The pencil box has a height of 6 inches, a width of 3 inches, and a length of 4 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? Answer 88 in2 94 in2 100 in2 112 in2
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  • campbell_st
there are 5 rectangles in this problem as there is no top. the ends and front & back will have the same area front 4 x 6 =24 double to get front and back 48 ends 3 x 6 = 18 double to get left and right end 36 bottom 4 x 3 = 12 12 ---- surface area of the box 96 inches square Paper sheet area 14 x 14 = 196 inches square left over = 196 - 96 = 100 inches square
  • anonymous
thank you soooo much :D

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