# Unused area in a figure

• Apr 22nd 2012, 10:40 AM
DarkFalz
Unused area in a figure
Hello,

i am having problems solving this problem with the information that is provided.

Person X has a rectangular plate with dimensions 52x58, and decided to create a box opened in the top in the following conditions

Attachment 23682

with only this information, it asks me to calculate the unused area of the plate!

I dont think i can solve it with only this information =(

• Apr 26th 2012, 11:28 AM
earboth
Re: Unused area in a figure
Quote:

Originally Posted by DarkFalz
Hello,

i am having problems solving this problem with the information that is provided.

Person X has a rectangular plate with dimensions 52x58, and decided to create a box opened in the top in the following conditions

Attachment 23682

with only this information, it asks me to calculate the unused area of the plate!

I dont think i can solve it with only this information =(

$\displaystyle A_{unused} = 58 \cdot y + (52-y) \cdot y + 4x^2$