Kristen Carvell has written an applet that simulates the box folding.
Using the applet, you can drag the corner on simulated
piece of grid paper and the applet will fold it for you and give you the measurements for length, height, width, surface area, and
Use the 3-d box folding applet to gather more data and place it in the spreadsheet.
|Click and drag on the upper left corner to adjust the squares to be cut out. The complete applet is at Kristen Carvell's 3D Box page|
EXTENSION NOTE: There is very nice Geometer's Sketchpad file available from the Intermath Program
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