A box with a square base and no top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting out a 3 inch square from each corner and folding up the sides. If the box is to hold 75 cubic inches....

19. A box with a square base and no top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting out a 3 inch square from each corner and folding up the sides. If the box is to hold 75 cubic inches, what size piece of cardboard should be used?

Solution Summary

The size of a piece of cardboard to make a box is found.