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    An open rectangle box is to be made from a 9x12 inch pipe of tin by cutting squares of side x from the corners and folding up the sides. What should x be to maximize the volume of the box?
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    Quote Originally Posted by deltaX View Post
    An open rectangle box is to be made from a 9x12 inch pipe of tin by cutting squares of side x from the corners and folding up the sides. What should x be to maximize the volume of the box?
    http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~kouba/CalcOneDIRECTORY/maxmindirectory/MaxMin.html

    see problem #5
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