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 Question 66562: find the equation of the line that is equidistant from the points (1,4) and (-3,2). Write your equation in general form. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 66561: Use the point-slope form to find a general form of the eqquation of the line whose slope is -2/5 and that psses through (-1,3). Click here to see answer by Gen(11)

 Question 67203: I am finding distance and I don't know how to do square root by hand. How do you find the square root of 21 by hand? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 67226: A computer can execute 36 instructions per microsecond. How many instructions can it execute in 4 min? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 67412: The length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft, find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by prabhjyot(164)

 Question 67938: If a crew of 8 can row a boat 20k/hr in still water. The river flows 2K/hr. If they row the boat up stream and return in 15min.how far up stream did they go? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 68374: use the distance formula to find the distance between (5,-2) and (-3,3) Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 68384: The hills 2200 feet long and drops 140 feet -Direction: What's the grade of the hill to the nearest percent? Is a sign needed? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 68027: CATS is a square. CT = 6 times the square root of 2. if CT is the diagnal of the square. what is the distance of CA (any one side of the square). My son has this problem and we've checked his Geometry book and see no samples that can assist us. Thank you. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 69697: What is length of the line segment connecting (2, -2) and (-3, -1)? Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 70327: to land, an airplane will aproach an airport at a 3 degree angle of depression. If the plane is flying at 30,000ft. fint the ground distance from the airport to the point directly below the plane when the pilot begins descending. give your answer to the nearest 10,000 ft. what is the answer? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 71414: find the distance d(A,B) between the points A(-1,0) and B(4,3). Thanks Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 71534: the length of a rectangular playing field is 5ft less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing field is 230ft, find the length and width on the field. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 71843: a fenced yard with a lenght of 110 feet and width of 65 feet. Thanks Tutor. Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 72156: find the midpoint of the segment with the endpoints (square root of 96 and square root of 3) and ( square root of 6 and the square root of 12) Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 72637: Suppose you travel north for 35 kilometers then travel east 65 kilometers. How far are you from your starting point? North and east can be considered the directions of the y- and x-axis respectively. Round to the tenth's place. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 72651: Please help to solve the following : Place the point (-3,-2) on a coordinate plane and label it point U. Then place the point (4,2) on the graph and label it point S And place the point (-5,3) on the graph and label it point Q Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 72962: Jill is 8 kilometers away from Joe. Both began to walk toward each other at the same time, Jill walks at 1. kilometers and hour they meet in two hours, how fast is Joe walking Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 73072: If a boat goes downstream 72 miles in 3 hours and upstream 60 miles in 6 hours, the rate of the river and the rate of the boat in still water respectively are? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 73463: Pleae help to : Name the slope and y-intercept of the graph of the equation : 2x + y = 9 Click here to see answer by Cintchr(481)

 Question 73882: can someone please help me i have no idea how to solve this...thank very much...if you could help me...sect. 10.3 # 48 Construction. A garden area is 30 ft long and 20 ft wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400 ft^2, what is the width of the path? Click here to see answer by nilan(15)

 Question 73881: Please help me...step by step .... sect. 9.6#48 Use the Pythagorean theorem to determine the length of each line segment. Where appropriate,round to the nearest hundredth. the points in the line are: (1,-1) and (3,2) Problem # 20 section 9.6 Directions: Find the distance between each pair of points. (-3,0) and (4,0) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 74310: Please can you help solve this probelm? Thanks... p(-3,4) and q(9,-4) are two points. Find the coordinates of the point k,m and n on [pq] such that /pk/=/km/=/mn/=/nq/. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28550)

 Question 75111: Find the distance between the points A(4, -3) and B(-4, 3). I came up with: d=(4-(-4))^2 + (-3-3)^2=10 If points A, B, and C lie on a coordinate line and points A and B have coordinates 15 and 7 respectively, then which of the possible coordinates for point C satisfy(ies) d(A,C)< d(B, C)? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 76800: Can someone please help me with this question or a similar one Please? A gun fires a bullet almost straight up from the edge of a 150-foot cliff. If the bullet leaves the gun with a speed of 394 feet per second, its height at time t is given by h(t)=-16t^2+394t+150, measured from the ground below the cliff. When will the bullet land on the ground below the cliff? (Hint: What is its height when it lands? Remember that we are measuring from the ground below, not from the cliff.) Thank You, Sabrina Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 76998: Martina leaves home at 9 A.M., bicycling at a rate of 24 mi/h. Two hours later, John leaves, driving at the rate of 48 mi/h. At what time will John catch up with Martina? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 76997: Science and medicine. A bicyclist rode into the country for 5 h. In returning, her speed was 5 mi/h faster and the trip took 4 h. What was her speed each way? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 76996: The length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft, find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77236: The base of an isosceles triangle is 11 in. less than the length of the equal sides. If the perimeter of the triangle is 37 in., find the length of each of the sides. Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)

 Question 77243: Find the length of each side of the rectangle so that it has the given perimeter. 2x - 5 x Perimeter = 50 in. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77688: Find the distance between each pair of points. A(4,-3) and B(-4,3) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28550)

 Question 77686: The endpoints of the diameter of a circle have coordinates R(-8,2) and S(10,-4). Find the coordinates of the center of the circle. Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 77689: find the distance between each pair of points. Points L(-2,3),M(3,-2), and N(6,1) form a triangle. Show whether triangle LMN is a right triangle. Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 77743: the segment AC has a midpoint B. if A=(9,6) and B=(3,4), what is point C? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 77953: Points R, S, and T are collinear, with point S between points R and T. If RT = 30, and ST = 2x + 4, what is the possible range of values for x? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 78284: Find the coordinates of the midpoint of the segment whose endpoints are (9,3) and (-1,-9.) Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)