# SOLUTION: A box with a square base and no top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting 4 inch squares from each corner and folding up the sides. The box is to hold 100 in cu

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 Question 498016: A box with a square base and no top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting 4 inch squares from each corner and folding up the sides. The box is to hold 100 in cubed. How big a piece of cardboard is needed.Answer by cleomenius(959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The volume will be L*W*H We are cutting 4 inches from each corner, so the length and width will each be x - 8. The height will be 4. 100 = 4* (x - 8)* (x - 8) 25 = (x - 8)^2 5 = x - 8 13 inches= x. The piece of cardboard needed will be 13 by 13 inches. Cleomenius.