An open-top box is to be constructed from a 6 by 8 foot rectangular cardboard by cutting out equal squares at each corner and the folding up the flaps. Let x denote the length of each side of the square to be cut out.
1. Find the function V that represents the volume of the box in terms of x.
3. Using the graph, what is the value of x that will produce the maximum volume?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 6:22 pm ad1c9bdddf
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