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# Thread: A Lid made from a square shaped paper, must fit on a rectangular box (no lid).

1. ## A Lid made from a square shaped paper, must fit on a rectangular box (no lid).

The values of the rectangular box is given, the question is to determine the amount needed to be cut off from a 10x10cm paper with 1mm over lap and 1 cm folded edge which maximizes the volume of the box AND what the volume of the box underneath will be.

2. ## Re: A Lid made from a square shaped paper, must fit on a rectangular box (no lid).

the values of the rectangular box will be from 1x1cm to 5x5cm cut off from every side, Size of Square cut from each corner (cm) Length Width Height Volume of box formed (cm³) Length Width Height Volume
1 x 1 12 8 1 96
2 x 2 10 6 2 120
3 x 3 8 4 3 96
4 x 4 6 2 4 48
5 x 5 4 0 5 0

3. ## Re: A Lid made from a square shaped paper, must fit on a rectangular box (no lid).

Please do not make duplicate posts ,,,

http://mathhelpforum.com/calculus/24...ox-please.html

4. ## Re: A Lid made from a square shaped paper, must fit on a rectangular box (no lid).

Code:
Volume(cm³) Length Width Height Volume
1 x 1	      12     8	   1	  96
2 x 2	      10     6     2     120
3 x 3	       8     4     3	  96
4 x 4 	       6     2	   4      48
5 x 5	       4     0	   5	   0
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