Lorene plans to make several open-topped boxes in which to carry plants. She makes the boxes from rectangular sheets of cardboard from which she cuts out  11 - in  squares from each corner. The length of the original piece of cardboard is  22   in  more than the width. If the volume of the box is  825   in3 , determine the dimensions of the original piece of cardboard.

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Lorene plans to make several open-topped boxes in which to carry plants. She makes the boxes from rectangular sheets of cardboard from which she cuts out 

11

-

in

 squares from each corner. The length of the original piece of cardboard is 

22

 

in

 more than the width. If the volume of the box is 

825

 

in3

, determine the dimensions of the original piece of cardboard.

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