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A gift box is 14 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 4 inches high. How much wrapping paper is needed to wrap the gift box? A) 200 in B) 350 in C) 400 in D) 550 in

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DarlineHamernik

We will use the formula for finding the surface area of a rectangular prism.  Formula =  SA = 2 (wl+hl+hw)SA = 2 (8·14 + 4·14 + 4·8) SA = 2 (112 + 56 + 32) SA = 2 (200) SA = 400 The gift box needs C) 400 in wrapping paper to wrap the gift box. 

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