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8-29.

The volume of an open-top box is

Sketch a labeled diagram.

Sketch a box. Label the height

and the sides of the baseand. Express the total outside surface area,

,. Simplify.What width will minimize the surface area?

Graph your function from part (b) and locate the minimum point.