anonymous
  • anonymous
Using the box will be cost effective only if the surface area to volume ratio of the box is less than 2. Determine whether it is cost effective for the company to use this box. Show and explain your work.
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mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
You must find the surface area and the volume of this prism. Do you know how to find those?
anonymous
  • anonymous
voulme is 216

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anonymous
  • anonymous
area is 228
anonymous
  • anonymous
@mathstudent55
anonymous
  • anonymous
@mathstudent55 you their?
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
You are correct. You have surface area = 228 and volume = 216 Now find the ratio of the surface area to the volume. What is \(\dfrac{surface ~area}{volume} = \)
anonymous
  • anonymous
so you divide them? @mathstudent55
anonymous
  • anonymous
@mathstudent55 you their??
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Right. Divide the area by the volume. If the ratio is less than 2, the it is cost efective.

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