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 Question 480961: a rectangular lot measures 130 ft by 170 ft is completely fenced. what the length in feet of the fence Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 481173: Hi, I would like to see if an 18ft ladder will fit in an 10ft cubic van? Thanks Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 481706: Given: ST=3x+3 and TU=2x+9. What is the value of ST? What is the value of TU? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 481928: in rectangle abcd side ab measures 6cm and side bc measures 3cm points f and g are on side cd with segment df measuring 1 cm and segment gc measuring 2cm. If lines af and bg intersect at e how many cm^2 are in the triangle aeb? Plz help asap ^_^ Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 482336: The diameter of the earth is approximately 8000 miles. Heavenly Helen, in a spaceship 100 miles above the earth, sights Earthly Earnest coming over the horizon. Approximately how far apart are Helen and Earnest? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 482392: There are 4 members of a band, and they all walk at different rates. Only 2 people can cross the bridge at the same time, and the two peopl have to wal at the same sppeed of the slowest walker. Whoever goes across the bridge has to have a flashlight and so someone must always carry the flashlight. Here is how long it takes each person to cross the bridge. Tyler 1 minute, Beach 2 minutes, Grace 5 minutes and coleen 10 minutes. you cannot cary another person or toss the flashlight back across the river. Can you find a way to get everyone across in no more than 17 minutes if so explain if not explain Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 482392: There are 4 members of a band, and they all walk at different rates. Only 2 people can cross the bridge at the same time, and the two peopl have to wal at the same sppeed of the slowest walker. Whoever goes across the bridge has to have a flashlight and so someone must always carry the flashlight. Here is how long it takes each person to cross the bridge. Tyler 1 minute, Beach 2 minutes, Grace 5 minutes and coleen 10 minutes. you cannot cary another person or toss the flashlight back across the river. Can you find a way to get everyone across in no more than 17 minutes if so explain if not explain Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 482448: c is the midpoint of ab, d is the midpoint of ac, e is the midpoint of ad, f is the midpoint of ed, g is the midpoint of ef, and h is the midpoint of db. if dc is =16 find gh. Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)
 Question 482448: c is the midpoint of ab, d is the midpoint of ac, e is the midpoint of ad, f is the midpoint of ed, g is the midpoint of ef, and h is the midpoint of db. if dc is =16 find gh. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1423)

 Question 483854: A train moving at uniform speed takes 20 seconds to pass a cyclist riding at 11 km/hr but only 9 seconds to pass a post. find its length. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 484488: Graph four points that satisfy the equation: y=2x-1 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 484564: the directions say... "find the precision for each measurement" so here is the problem: 7 1/4 inches what is the precision?? help, please!!!!!!! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 484702: W is the midpoint of RS w= -4 s= 2 What's R= Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 485279: Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = 3x + 9 and containing the point (6, -4) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6495)

 Question 487899: find the coordinates of the missing endpoint if B is the Midpoint of line segment AC. C(0,0) , B(5.-6) I don't need you to work this problem, I just need to know how to do it. I will be cheating if you just tell me the answer. Click here to see answer by chessace(471)
 Question 487899: find the coordinates of the missing endpoint if B is the Midpoint of line segment AC. C(0,0) , B(5.-6) I don't need you to work this problem, I just need to know how to do it. I will be cheating if you just tell me the answer. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9674)

 Question 488297: Hi, I am trying to help my daughter with her Algebra and forgot how to solve for the following (y=mx+b) statement. I hope you can help as I have been out of this since my late twenties! Write the slope-intercept form of an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the equation given. (2,2), y= -1/5 x +5 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)
 Question 488297: Hi, I am trying to help my daughter with her Algebra and forgot how to solve for the following (y=mx+b) statement. I hope you can help as I have been out of this since my late twenties! Write the slope-intercept form of an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the equation given. (2,2), y= -1/5 x +5 Click here to see answer by Theo(3460)

 Question 488296: Hi, I am trying to help my daughter with her Algebra and forgot how to solve for the following (y=mx+b) statement. I hope you can help as I have been out of this since my late twenties! Write slope-intercept form of an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the equation given. (5,-1), y= -3/4x+1 Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 488786: The coordinate of M is 2.5 and MN = 4. What are the possible coordinates for N? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 489620: If the speed of light is about 300,000 kilometers per second, what is its speed in miles per hour to the nearest thousand miles.? And please give me the conversion tables.. Thanks in advance! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 491912: a 30 ft. board is cut into two parts such that the shorter piece is 3 ft. more than one-half of the longer piece. how long is each piece? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6495)

 Question 492498: a square and a rectangle have the same area. the length of the rectangle is 8 more than s side of the square, and the width of the rectangle is 4 less than a side of the square. find a side of the square. Click here to see answer by WhuddaPeach(6)

 Question 492553: My name is Alesha. Can you help me with this? The endpoints of a segment are given. Find the length of the segment rounded to the nearest tenth. Then find the coordinates of the midpoint of the segment. (2,5) (4,3) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 492658: Give an example of a point that is the same distance from (3, 0) as it is from (7, 0). Find lots of examples. Describe the configuration of all such points. In particular, how does this configuration relate to the two given points? Click here to see answer by WhuddaPeach(6)

 Question 493302: i cant figure which ponits on a graph are x1 x2 y1 y2. which ones would on the top and which ones would be on the bottom part of the graph. so lets say (4,4) and (-4,-4) are on a graph. which ones are (x1,y1) and (x2, y2). Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 495013: X has coordinates (a,3a), and Y has coordinates (-5a,0). What are the coordinates of the midpoint of XY? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 495943: A square has a perimeter of 100 cm and its area is 9x^2 + 12x + 4 cm^2. What is x? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 497081: The midpoint of UV is (5,-11) The coordinate of one endpoint are U(3,5) Find the coordinate of endpoint V. Please explain Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 497317: Exactly how many cubic inches of air can a fully inflated basketball hold if its radius is 3.6 inches? Include correct units with your solution. Use "pi" for π. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 497730: write an equation of the line that passes through the points (5,2) and (2,8) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 497730: write an equation of the line that passes through the points (5,2) and (2,8) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6495)

 Question 499134: Please help me with this question : Two cars, a blue one and a red one, are driving towards each other from opposite ends of a 180km road. The blue car drives at 60km/h and the red car drives at 75km/h. How far from the blue car's starting point do they meet? Thanks. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 499282: b) Find the point on the x-axis which is equidistant from (3, 2) and (− 5,− 20) Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 499471: whats the perimeter of l(0,1) m(3,5) n(5,5) p(5,1)? Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)

 Question 499516: the directions say (a) Find PQ to the nearest tenth and (b) the coordinates of the midpoint of line PQ. I'm pretty sure this means (a) find the distance of PQ to the nearest tenth and (b) find the midpoint of line PQ P(3,2), Q(6,6) I used the distance formula and midpoint formula and got the answers (a) distance= 1 (b) midpoint= (2.5,6) but the teacher has the answers as (a) 5.0 (b) (4.5, 4). I've gone over this numerous times and I am pretty sure I am using the formulas correctly, but could you show me how the teacher got the answers? Thank you! - Sarah Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 499916: joye built a rectangular gared whose lenghts was eight feet more than triple it's width. if the perimeter was two hundred sixteen feet, what is the length of the garden Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 500533: What is square root of 3 & 12 as this " Square root sign 3 Square root 12 = " Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 502323: The midpoint of segment AB is (1,2). The coordinates of A are (-3,6). Find the coordinates of B. Click here to see answer by geetha_rama(64)

 Question 503865: the midpoint of cd is m(-3,-7). if the coordinates of c are (-2,-10), what are the coordinates of d? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 504176: Line GH has endpoints G(-3,2) and H(3,-2). Find GH to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)
 Question 504176: Line GH has endpoints G(-3,2) and H(3,-2). Find GH to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 505670: Please help me solve. I've tried and tried and keep failing. 1. The perimeter of a square is 12 meters. What is the length of a side of the square? 2. You are putting up a fence around a rectangular garden with length 15 feet and width 8 feet. What is the length of the fence that you will need? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 507446: Scientists would like to place an artificial satellite into orbit at a height of 23,025 miles directly above the Earth's equator. Recall that the radius of the Earth is approximately 4,000 miles. Use the formula for the circumference of a circle to find the length of the satellite's orbit. ROUND the answer to the nearest WHOLE number. I am really struggling with this question... Please help! Thank you! Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6495)

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