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    A cardboard box without a top is to have volume 32000 cubic cm. Find the dimensions w

    A cardboard box without a top is to have volume 32000 cubic cm. Find the dimensions which minimize the amount of material used. List them in ascending order.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ewkimchi View Post
    A cardboard box without a top is to have volume 32000 cubic cm. Find the dimensions which minimize the amount of material used. List them in ascending order.
    So let the dimensions be l, w, d, what is the surface area of the box (which is the amount of material needed), and what is its volume?

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