## a cardboard box holds 31.25 cubic inches of creamy butter. The butter is molded into a square prism that is 5 inches long. How much cardboa

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a cardboard box holds 31.25 cubic inches of creamy butter. The butter is molded into a square prism that is 5 inches long. How much cardboard would it take to make the box, assuming the butter fits exactly into the box and there is no overlap.

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Answer:Step-by-step explanation:Volume of the butter in the cardboard = 31.25 cubic inches

Length of the Molded Square Prism =5 Inches

Let the length of the square cross sectional area = x

Volume of the Prism

Since l=5 Inches

Next, we determine the surface area of the New Cardboard box to be made.

Length of the Cardboard Box=5 Inches

Length of the square cross sectional area = 2.5 Inches

Total Surface Area

Therefore, of cardboard is needed,