# The volume of the box is 480 cu units. How do you find the width and length, (height is 6), length is x+2, (width is x)?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 29, 2016

width is 8 and length is 10

#### Explanation:

The volume of the box is given by

length * width * height

Therefore you must solve the equation

or the equivalent

Since x must be positive, its value is 8

So

width is 8 and length is 10