Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 27 May 2015, 12:13

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# The rectangular sheet of metal has a length of 15cm and a

Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Joined: 25 Feb 2008
Posts: 54
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

The rectangular sheet of metal has a length of 15cm and a [#permalink]  21 Mar 2008, 05:20
The rectangular sheet of metal has a length of 15cm and a width of 12cm. An open box to be constructed from the sheet by cutting a square of side n cm from each corner, folding the resulting projections up and welding the seams together. What will the volume of the box be terms of n?
180-54n^2+4n^2
180-4n^2
180n+54n^2+4n^3
180n-54n+4n^2
180n-54n^2-4n^3
Optional: time you spend on this question
VP
Joined: 22 Oct 2006
Posts: 1443
Schools: Chicago Booth '11
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 154 [0], given: 12

Re: the rectangular sheet of metal [#permalink]  21 Mar 2008, 05:33
The answers aren't reduced? Anyway I'd go with E. Draw the box and visual the three sides and multiply the sides together. (15-2N)(12-2N)(N)
Senior Manager
Joined: 15 Aug 2007
Posts: 252
Schools: Chicago Booth
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 55 [0], given: 0

Re: the rectangular sheet of metal [#permalink]  21 Mar 2008, 10:04
I think something is off in the answer choices.

Correct answer should be 180n-54n^2+4n^3 - I don't see it listed.
Re: the rectangular sheet of metal   [#permalink] 21 Mar 2008, 10:04
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 What is the area of a rectangular surface that has length x feet and w 3 18 Dec 2014, 05:59
16 Can a certain rectangular sheet of glass be positioned on a 19 18 Sep 2012, 02:22
Can a certain rectangular sheet of glass be positioned on a 1 05 Jan 2009, 11:59
Can a certain rectangular sheet of glass be positioned on a 5 27 Oct 2008, 05:09
Can a certain rectangular sheet of glass be positioned on a 1 31 Oct 2007, 10:48
Display posts from previous: Sort by