I have to put a football and a basketball into a rectangular box without deflating them and I have to use the formula 2(L x W) + 2(W x H) + 2(L x H).please help im lost
the sizes are this basketball 9.5 all around
football is 11.5 long
height of box is 6.5 inches high.
this is what im looking at.
Your goal is to construct a rectangular box with a top on it that has the smallest possible surface area, in which a football and a basketball, both fully inflated, will just fit into at the same time. Below are the measurements of the football and basketball.