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alyssababy7

  • 2 years ago

An open box is made from a square piece of sheet metal 19 inches on a side by cutting identical squares from the corners and turning up the sides. Express the volume of the box, V, as a function of the length of the side of the square cut from each corner, x. A. V(x) = 361x B. V(x) = (19 - 2x)^2 C. V(x) = x(19 - 2x) D. V(x) = x(19 - 2x)^2

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  1. zonazoo
    • 2 years ago
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  2. zonazoo
    • 2 years ago
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    did this make sense... you are cutting out an x^2 in each corner and folding up

  3. alyssababy7
    • 2 years ago
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    gosh not really, sorry i don't understand this at all :/

  4. zonazoo
    • 2 years ago
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    okay... lemme try this picture

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    • 2 years ago
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