# SOLUTION: The larger box is 8in. wide, 11 in. high, and 3 in. deep. How many square inches of cardboard are needed to make this box? Can you show me the formula?

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 Question 335405: The larger box is 8in. wide, 11 in. high, and 3 in. deep. How many square inches of cardboard are needed to make this box? Can you show me the formula?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A box has 8 piecess (2 ends, 2 tops & 2 sides) 2*8*11=176^2 in. 2*8*3=48^2 in. 2*11*3=66^2 in. 176+48+66=290^2 in.