# Maximizing the Volume of a Rectangular Box

Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

You are planning to make an open rectangular box from a 12-by 14-cm piece of cardboard by cutting congruent squares from the corners and folding up the sides.

a) What are the dimensions of the box of larges volume you can make this way?

b) What is its volume?

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 8:38 pm ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/linear-transformation/maximizing-volume-rectangular-box-181690

#### Solution Summary

The expert examines maximizing the volume of a rectangular box. Neat, step-by-step solution is provided.

$2.49