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Math Help - Maximize Volume of a Box

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    Maximize Volume of a Box

    A 60 by 60 square piece of cardboard is to be made into a box by cutting out equal square corners from each side of the square. What size corners should be cut out so that the volume of the box is maximized?

    Length of each corner : ________
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    Re: Maximize Volume of a Box

    volume of box = (x)(60-2x)^2
    get dv/dx and let it equal zero.
    Let x = 10
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