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The volume of a rectangular prism is
$(k^3+7k^2+12k)$$m^3$.
Find the dimensions in terms of k.

A sheet of cardboard is 5 m by 7 m and has squares x m wide cut from each corner. The sides are folded up to become an open-top box. Find the volume of the box in a factored form.

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