Sarah C.

asked • 01/27/18

Volume of open box after cutting squares out of cardboard and folding

By cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box can be made. If the cardboard is 16 in. long and 7 in. wide and the square cutaways have dimensions of x in. by x in., find a function giving the volume V(x) of the resulting box

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