# Math Help - Finding the Volume

1. ## Finding the Volume

Hello,

Problem: A box with an open top is to be constructed from a regular piece of cardboard with dimensions 12 in. by 20 in. by cutting out equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides as in the figure. Express the volume V of the box as a function of x.

2. Originally Posted by l flipboi l
Hello,

$l=20-2x$
$w=12-2x$ and
$h=x$