Squares of side length x cm are cut out of the corners of a rectangular piece of cardboard of size 16 cm by 12 cm. The cardboard is then used to make an open rectangular box.

If x = 2, what is the length, width and height of the box?

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- Nov 25th 2008, 04:03 AMJoker37Quadratics
Squares of side length x cm are cut out of the corners of a rectangular piece of cardboard of size 16 cm by 12 cm. The cardboard is then used to make an open rectangular box.

If x = 2, what is the length, width and height of the box? - Nov 25th 2008, 04:10 AMmr fantastic
Try answering the following slightly re-worded question:

*Squares of side length 2 cm are cut out of the corners of a rectangular piece of cardboard of size 16 cm by 12 cm. The cardboard is then used to make an open rectangular box.*

*What is the length, width and height of the box?*