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 recommended investigations Creating a Box: Create a box of maximum volume from a given rectangular sheet of paper. Same but Different: Compare volume and surface area of solids. Postal Restrictions: Find the dimensions of a cylinder-shaped package, based on USPS requirements, with the largest volume. Changing Cubes: Explore the effect that changing the dimensions of a cube has on the surface area and volume of the cube. Changing Cubes II: Explore the effect that changing the surface area and volume of a cube has on the dimensions of the cube. Volume and Surface Area of a Cube: Explore what happens when you add ratios. Designing Swimming Pools: Design a swimming pool with a particular volume. Walking on a Box: Given a box, find the distance between opposite vertices using three different methods. Cubes in a Box: How many cubes will fit in a box? Integral Cubes: Can you combine the volume of two integral cubes and form another integral cube? Submit your idea for an investigation to InterMath.