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The Parkside Packing Company needs a rectangular shipping box. The box must have a length of 11 inches and a width of 8 inches. Find, to the nearest tenth of an inch, the minimum height of the box such that the volume is at least 800 cubic inches.

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Asked by judziyrep:2.1K
University of Benin Nigeria
11 June 2020

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Peter answeredrep:1.9K
University of Lagos Nigeria
12 August 2020
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The box is a rectangular prism and the volume of a rectangular prism = Length x Width x Height

Since the volume, length and width are given as 800, 11 and 8 respectively,

800 = 11 x 8 x H

800 = 88H

H = 800/88

H = 9.1

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