# Solution: What is the volume of the largest box that can be constructed?

A box is to be constructed from a piece of zinc 20 sq. in by cutting equal squares from each corner and turning up the zinc to form the side. What is the volume of the largest box that can be constructed?

#### Problem Statement: ME Board April 1998

A box is to be constructed from a piece of zinc 20 sq. in by cutting equal squares from each corner and turning up the zinc to form the side. What is the volume of the largest box that can be constructed?
• A. 599.95 cu in.
• B. 592.59 cu in.
• C. 579.50 cu in.
• D. 622.49 cu in.

The volume of the largest box that can be constructed is 592.59 cu in.

Solution:

### Latest Problem Solving in Differential Calculus (MAXIMA-MINIMA & TIME RATES)

More Questions in: Differential Calculus (MAXIMA-MINIMA & TIME RATES)

#### Search! Type it and Hit Enter

 Accepting Contribution for Website Operation. Thanks! Option 1 : \$5 USD Option 2 : \$10 USD Option 3 : \$15 USD Option 4 : \$20 USD Option 5 : \$25 USD Option 6 : \$50 USD Option 7 : \$100 USD Option 8 : Other Amount