Algebra Word Problem

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Algebra Word Problem

A cubic container, with sides of length, x inches, has a volume equal to x^3 cubic inches.  The height of the container was decreased and the length was increased so that the volume is now modeled by the expression

x^3+4x^2-5x

By how many feet were the height and length changed?
(Hint: Volume = length times width times height)

November 21, 2009, 4:44 pm by Guest

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