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    Maximum and minimum volume of the box

    Any help with this one appreciated, I don't know where to start.


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    Re: Maximum and minimum volume of the box

    here is a start ...
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    Re: Maximum and minimum volume of the box

    Thanks, it makes more sense now.

    Could anyone check if 3.44cm sounds about right?



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    Re: Maximum and minimum volume of the box

    that value of x maximizes the volume ... since 0 < x < 9 , the two endpoint values would yield a volume of 0.
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