anonymous
  • anonymous
An open box is to be made from a rectangular piece of material 9 inches by 12 inches by cutting equal squares on each side and turning up the sides. Let x be the length of each side of the square cut out at each corner. Write the volume, V, of the box as a function of x.
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schrodinger
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bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
|dw:1371007989382:dw|
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
Congratulations, @ineptAtMath , your question is my 3000th!
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
Anyway, when you cut them out, the figure looks like this: |dw:1371008099695:dw| because we cut out x twice from each side

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bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
and when you fold it up, you get: |dw:1371008177870:dw|
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
Try this with a piece of paper, you'll see what I mean.
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
So your volume is: V = x(12-2x)(9-2x)
anonymous
  • anonymous
ah! i see how to do this now. thx so much. xD i always have trouble drawing word problems. :'(

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