Asked Sep 26, 2019

A dumpster in the shape of a rectangular prism has a volume of 240 cubic feet. The length of the dumpster is 4 feet less than twice the width w, and the height is 1 foot less than the width.

Find the equation, in terms of w, that could be used to find the dimensions of the dumpster in feet.


Expert Answer

Step 1

The dimensions and volume of the dumpster, which is in the shape of a rectangular prism is given as follows.


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volume, v 240 ft3 width, ww ft length, (2w-4) ft height, h(w- ft

Step 2

The formula for the volume of a rec...


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