Mark M. answered • 12/09/19

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram!

V = x^{2}h

24 = x^{2}h

24/x^{2} = h

SA(x) = x^{2} + 4xh

SA(x) = x^{2} + 4x(24/x^{2})

SA(x) = x^{2} + 96/x

Maria H.

asked • 12/09/19A rectangular box without a top has a square base and a volume of 24 cubic inches. Let x be the length of the sides of the base. Write the surface area of the box as a function of the single variable x.

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Mark M. answered • 12/09/19

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Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram!

V = x^{2}h

24 = x^{2}h

24/x^{2} = h

SA(x) = x^{2} + 4xh

SA(x) = x^{2} + 4x(24/x^{2})

SA(x) = x^{2} + 96/x

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