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 Question 442382: Find coordinates for the point equidistant from (2,1) (2,-4) (-3,1) Please i really need your help ! thankyou Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8889)
 Question 442382: Find coordinates for the point equidistant from (2,1) (2,-4) (-3,1) Please i really need your help ! thankyou Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 442677: this has to be answered in full equation form.. a regular hexagon has a side length of (x+4) mm. If its perimeter is 84mm how long is each side? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 444720: a 30 ft ladder is leaning against a building. if the base of the ladder is 8 ft from the base of the building, what is the angle of elevation of the ladder? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 444898: What is the slope of the line passing through points A and B? A is plotted at (-3,4) and B is plotted at (5,8). Please explain and show how to do it. I would appreciate it.Thank you in advance Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 445542: Find the distance between the points (5, 2) and (7, 7) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 446092: In a right triangle the cosine of an acute angle is 1/2 and the hypotenuse measures 7 inches. What is the length of the shortest side of the triangle? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 447962: 6. Find the length of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (9, 6), (12, 6): 7. Find the length of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (4.5, 7), (1.1, 4.3) 8. Find the length of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (1, 2), (7, 2) 9. Find the midpoint of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (0, 1), (0, 5) 10. Find the midpoint of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (10, 10), (2, 2) 11. Find the midpoint of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (2, -6), (5, 8) 12. Find the midpoint of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (1, -6), (12, -6) 13. Find the midpoint of the following segment created by the pairs of endpoints: (1.23, 65.7), (45.38, -634.9) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 448042: Distance For S(0,5) T(0,-3) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 448388: i need to know how to do the probleam...they are aking the area of the square s=6 3/4 feet, can you please show me how to do it Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 448517: How many cubic centimeters can a cigar box hold if its dimensions are 3 centimeters by 13 centimeters by 15 centimeters? Include correct units with your solution. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 448519: Find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if one leg measures 27 yd. and the other leg measures 36 yd. Students must show all work step by step to receive full credit for the problem. Include correct units with your solution. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 449222: What is the exact circumference of a circle with a diameter of 31 inches? 240.25π inches 15.5π inches 97.4π inches 61π inches 31π inches Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 449575: If a car starts from A towards B with some velocity. Due to some problem in the engine after traveling 30km, the car goes with 4/5 th of its actual velocity The car reaches B 45 min later to the actual time. If the car engine fails after traveling 45km, the car reaches the destination B 36min late to the actual time What is the initial velocity of car and what is the distance between A and B in km Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 450602: The length of a picture frame is 2 inches greater than its width. If the area of the frame is 143 sq inches, what is its width? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 450880: How do you solve the problem: An object is thrown downward with a speed of 16ft/sec from a 160 ft high. The distance it falls in t seconds is s=16t+16t2 (squared). In about how many seconds will it hit the ground? A. 1.5 B. 2.5 C. 3.5 D. 8.5 Help! Thank you Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 451174: A 10m rope is used to enclose a square area with side x and a circle area with radius r. How much rope should be used for the square and how much for the circle if the total area enclosed by the two shapes is to be a max? Plot total area enclosed by two shapes as a function of x, where x varies from .05 to 5m, and please show graphically that the area reaches a max at x=1.4m. I think the x at the max total area = 10/(pi+4). I tried using matlab, any matlab commands would help! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 451426: If the Volume of a rectangular solid is 160cm^3 what is the length of one side given the width = 5 and the height = 8. i tried doing 8^2+5^2 = 89. then i did the Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 451694: A woman wans to measure the height of a nearby building. She places a 9 foot pole in the shadow of the building so that the shadow of the pole is exactly covered by the shadow of the building. The distance between the pole and the building is 177 ft., and the pole casts a shadow that is 3.25 feet long. How tall is the building? Round the answer to the nearest foot. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 452305: a ladder of 5 feet long leans against a wall and makes an angle of 65 degrees with the ground find the distance from the wall to the base of the ladder HELP! iim stuck at finding the cos of 65 not sure if im heading in te right direction Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 453439: A and B are cycling along the circular boundary of a playground. If they start toward each other from the opposite end of the diameter 150 m long with A riding at twice the speed of B, then find the distance traveled by B when two meet. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 453607: what is the additive identity Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 454393: M(1,2) is the midpoint of line segment RS. If S has the coordinates (8,10), find the coordinates of R Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 454669: a 60 foot long pipe is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece is twice as long as the second piece. the third piece is three times as long as the second pipe. what is the length of the longest pipe? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 455596: Given the slope of a line is -3 and passes through the point (1,4), find the equation of the line in slope-intercept form? - What is the y -intercept? - What is the x- intercept? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 455608: Given that the y -intercept of a line is (0,-5) and the slope is 1/3, find the equation of a line in slope intercept form? - What is the x- intercept? - Find a point on the line. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 456004: a flower garden is in the shape of a right triangle. one leg of the triangle is 6 ft long and the hypotenuse is 12 ft long. what is the length of the other leg? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 457545: Determine the vertical distance, Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 457542: Find the shortest distance from the origin to each line. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 457541: Find the shortest distance Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 458133: A line passes through the orgin and has a slpoe of -3. what is the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the first line and passes through the point (3,4)? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 458157: Suppose you are given a box whose interior measures 50 cm by 55 cm and is 30 cm high. What is the maximum number of MAT 115 textbooks you can pack inside the box without folding, cutting or otherwise damaging the books? You must try to visualize the solution and provide clearly written instructions or a detailed drawing to explain how you would place the books in the box. Hint for Problem Two: You will have to measure the length, width, and depth of your textbook in centimeters (cm). As a group, compare the measurements taken by each person and then agree on one set of measurements to use in your solution. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 458157: Suppose you are given a box whose interior measures 50 cm by 55 cm and is 30 cm high. What is the maximum number of MAT 115 textbooks you can pack inside the box without folding, cutting or otherwise damaging the books? You must try to visualize the solution and provide clearly written instructions or a detailed drawing to explain how you would place the books in the box. Hint for Problem Two: You will have to measure the length, width, and depth of your textbook in centimeters (cm). As a group, compare the measurements taken by each person and then agree on one set of measurements to use in your solution. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 458165: A board 2 meters long is cut into 4 pieces of equal length. How long is each piece? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 458279: If the perimeter of a square is 24A + 8Bcm, what is the length of each side of the square expressed in lowest terms? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 458611: What is the distance between the points (23, -33) and (4, 9)? If necessary, round your answer to two decimal places. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 458729: Maya lives in a round tower surrounded by a tall circular fence exactly two meters from the tower all the way around. The circumference of the tower is 10 meters. How long is the fence? Explain. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 460128: three vertices of a parallelogram are 2,7 6,1 and 9,6 find the fourth vertex Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 460268: If 2x = 5 then x = ? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 460266: If the equation K = ½ mv2 is solved for m, then m = ? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 460264: The length L of a spring is given by L = 3/8F + 19, where F is the applied force. What force F will produce a length, L = 34? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 460267: Solve log(2x – 3) + log(2) = 1 for x. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 461250: what is the perimeter of an equilateral triangle with the sides of 5.8cm long Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6625)

 Question 461927: the point (5,y) is square root of 17 units. How can we find the y. (DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO POINTS? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57278)

 Question 462153: Suppose Y is the midpoint between X and Z. Suppose also that XZ = 3.7 What is the length of YZ? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

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