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anonymous
 3 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
anonymous
 3 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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anonymous
 3 years ago
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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did this make sense... you are cutting out an x^2 in each corner and folding up

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0gosh not really, sorry i don't understand this at all :/

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay... lemme try this picture

anonymous
 3 years ago
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