The UPS has contracted you to design a closed box with a square base that has a volume of 5000 cubic inches. Find a function for the surface area of the box if length = x, width = x and height = x.
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It's a cube! Volume: $\displaystyle x^{3} = 5000$? All the sides are Squares. Surface Area: $\displaystyle 6x^{2}$ Now what?
Originally Posted by TKHunny It's a cube! Volume: $\displaystyle x^{3} = 5000$? All the sides are Squares. Surface Area: $\displaystyle 6x^{2}$ Now what? A job well-done!
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