# Box with Open Top

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Optimization Problems, Prism, Volume

Suppose a big square has 4 congruent smaller squares (each having side length

*x*) that are each cut from the corners of the larger square.**The 4 rectangular pieces that remain**are then folded up to create a rectangular prism (box) with open top. You can move the white point to see the different-sized boxes that can be created. Use this applet (as needed) to help you as you complete the**Box with Open Top**performance task given to you in class today.