To find: The side of square piece of cardboard.
The side of square piece of cardboard is 13 inches.
A square box of cardboard is made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting 4-inch squares from each corner.
The volume of box is .
Volume of cuboid
Let the side of square piece cardboard be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In algebra|
|Length of box|
|Height of box||4|
|Width of box|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the side of square piece of cardboard is 13 inches.
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