Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Formulas and Percent - 1.2 Exercises - Page 63: 48


$L=14$ in

Work Step by Step

We know that the volume of a rectangular box is given by: $Volume=Length*Width*Height$ $V=LWH$ We can solve this for length: $L=\frac{V}{WH}$ We plug in $V=238$, $W=8.5$, and $H=2$ (from Exercise 47): $L=\frac{238}{2*8.5}$ $L=14$ in
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