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boxes volume  TOPIC_SOLVED

havin trouble with this problem... the volume of the larger rectangular box is three times the volume of the smaller rectangular box what is the value of x?

the sides of the large box are as follows l= x=2, w= x=1 h=x all three sides of the small box are x how would i go about solving this? thank you
by wkaidy
on Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:47 pm
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: boxes volume
Replies: 7
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Re: boxes volume  TOPIC_SOLVED

sorry l=x+1 w=x h=X+2
by wkaidy
on Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:01 am
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: boxes volume
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Re: boxes volume  TOPIC_SOLVED

so i get
3x=(x)(x+2)(x+1)
so 3x= x^2+2x^2+2x and im stuck
by wkaidy
on Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:31 am
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: boxes volume
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Re: boxes volume  TOPIC_SOLVED

I dont fully understand would you mind giving me a run down on how to do this type of problem i have to do a bunch of them and am compleatly lost
by wkaidy
on Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:37 am
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: boxes volume
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

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