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Asked Mar 25, 2020
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An open-top bin is to be made from a 15-centimeter by 40-centimeter piece of plastic by removing a square from each corner of the plastic and folding up the flaps on each side. What size square should be cut out of each corner to get a bin with the maximum volume?

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Step 1

Let squares of side length x cm should be cut out of each corner.

Calculus homework question answer, step 1, image 1

So length of the box= (40-2x) cm

Width=(15-2x) cm

Height = x cm

Calculus homework question answer, step 1, image 2

 

 

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