# stella received a package in the shape of rectangular prism. the box has a length of 21/2 feet, a width of 11/2 feet, and a height of 4 feet. stella wants to cover the box with wrapping paper. how much paper will sge need?

2 months ago

## Solution 1

Guest #8563
2 months ago
To get the amount of paper required to cover the box, we find the area of the box.
The dimensions of the box are as follows:
length=21/2 ft
width=11/2 ft
height=4 ft

Area of the box is given by the formula:
SA=2lw+2lh+2hw
SA=2(21/2×11/2)+2(21/2×4)+2(11/2×4)
SA=2(231/4)+2(42)+2(11/2×4)
SA=115.5+84+44
SA=243.5  ft²
Stella will need 243.5 ft²

## Solution 2

Guest #8564
2 months ago

Step-by-step explanation:

To get the amount of paper required to cover the box, we find the area of the box. The dimensions of the box are as follows:length=21/2 ftwidth=11/2 ftheight=4 ftArea of the box is given by the formula:SA=2lw+2lh+2hwSA=2(21/2×11/2)+2(21/2×4)+2(11/2×4)SA=2(231/4)+2(42)+2(11/2×4)SA=115.5+84+44SA=243.5 ft²Stella will need 243.5 ft²

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