Fiona plans to make a box in the shape of a rectangular prism for storing the checkers pieces. The box will have a square base and a volume of 8 cubic inches. She wants the smallest dimension to be at least 1 inch. She comes up with two different designs for the box. One of the designs has dimensions of 1 inch by 1 inch by 8 inches.
What could be the dimensions, in inches, of Fiona’s other box? Why does this meet Fiona’s requirements?
(Hint: The volume of a rectangular prism is l w h.)