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 Question 163189: A triangle has a perimeter of 161 miles. Each of the two smaller sides of the triangle is two-thirds the length of the longest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 163516: What is the length, in feet, of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs that are 6 feet long and 7 feet long, respectively? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 163657: Good Day to you all. Could you please solve the following questions for me: 1). 20m 4dm divided by 12 2). 12cm 16mm divided by 8 3). 9km 300m divided by 4 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 163851: M (8,6) is the midpoint of RS. The coordinates of S are (9,7). What are the coordinates of R? Click here to see answer by midwood_trail(310)

 Question 164587: Find the distance between each pair of parallel lines 1. y= -3 y= 1 2. x= 4 x= -2 3. y=2x + 2 y= 2x - 3 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 165010: If the length of a rectangular field is 8 feet more than double of its width. Find the dimensions of the field if its area is 540 square feet? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 165266: Find two possible coordinates of Q so that PQ = 5. On the number line P= -2 and H= 3 then I have to find the coordinate of the midpoint of PH. It has been so many years since I have done this stuff. I just can't get this one. these are found on Page 62 Click here to see answer by ilana(307)

 Question 165933: I need help with a question could someone please help?? Find the length, to the nearest tenth, of the apothem of a regular octogon whose sides are each 10 inches long? Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)
 Question 165933: I need help with a question could someone please help?? Find the length, to the nearest tenth, of the apothem of a regular octogon whose sides are each 10 inches long? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8924)

 Question 166150: Show that the points (4,5),(1,1) and (-2,5) are the vertices of an isosceles triangle. Find the area. Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)

 Question 166153: A line segment 5 units long has one of its ends at (3,1). The ordinate of the other end is 5. Find its abscissa. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 166149: Find the point on the y-axis that is equidistant from (5,1) and (-3,-1). Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 166145: The vertices of the base of an isosceles triangle are at (1,2) and (4,-1). Determine the ordinate of the third vertex it its abscissa is 6. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 166148: Show that the points (-2,5),(-2,-1) and (4,-1) all lie on a circle whose center is at (1,2). Find the length of the radius. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 166152: Find the area of the polygon whose vertices are at (1,-4),(4,-1),(4,5),(-1,4)&(-2,-1). Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 166147: Find the radius of a circle with center at (4,1) if a chord of length 4 times square root of 2 is bisected at (7,4). Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8924)

 Question 166473: Express by an algebraic equation the statement that the point (x,y) is at a distance 3 units from (-7,-3). Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 166477: The radius of a circle is 5 and its center is at (-3,-4). Find the lenght of the chord that is bisected at (-11/12, -13/12). Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 166793: Two cars start at the same time from the same point and travel in opposite directions. One car travels 10 mi/h faster than the other. In 3 hours they are 300 miles apart. Find the rate of each car. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 166792: A car leaves a town traveling at 72 km/h. An hour later, a second car leaves the same town, on the same road traveling at 90 kn/h. In how many hours will the second car overtake the first? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 166796: A motorist driving 90 km/h can go from Midland to Shiloh in two hours less than a train that averages 75 km/h. How far apart are the two towns? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6291)

 Question 166795: two cyclists start from the same point and ride on opposite directions/ One cyclist rides twice as fast as the other. On three hours they are 90 km apart. What is the rate of each cyclist? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 167025: The difference of the areas of two squares is 75 square feet. Each side of the larger square is twice the length of the smaller square. Find the length of a side of each square. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 167146: Can somebody please help solving the below problem? Given points P(2,1) and D(7,11). Find the coordianates of T on the line PD such that PT/TD = 2/3. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 166143: the point(x,4) is a square root of 162 units from (-6,-5). What is the value of abscissa x? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 166790: A bicyclist rode up a mountain road at 12 km/h and then back down at 30 km/h. If the round trip toook 3.5 hours, how long did the ride up the mountain take? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 167516: I need an linear equation that is perpendicular to the line y=4x+5 and that passes through the point (0,-3)?? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 167688: a relay team ran a 4 by 400 meter race. that was equal to how much cm? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 168890: find the point on the y-axis that is equidistant from (6,1) (-2,-3) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 168890: find the point on the y-axis that is equidistant from (6,1) (-2,-3) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 167994: THE LENGTH OF A RECTANGULAR WAL IS 3M MORE THAN TWICE ITS HEIGHT. THE WIDTH OF A PICTURE ON THE WALL IS 1M LESS THAN THE HEIGHT OF THE WALL. THE PICTURE IS 2M LONGER THAN IT IS WIDE. FIND THE AREA OF THE WALL IF 19 M SQUARED OF THE WALL ARE NOT COVERED BY THE PICTURE? Click here to see answer by maali40(13)

 Question 169559: A moving circle is tangent to the x-axis and to a circle of radius one with center at (2,-6). Find the equation of the locus of the center of the moving circle. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 169559: A moving circle is tangent to the x-axis and to a circle of radius one with center at (2,-6). Find the equation of the locus of the center of the moving circle. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8924)

 Question 169763: Calculate the number of gallons of paint required to paint the outside walls of a barn that measures 50 feet by 100 feet. Each wall is 12 feet high and each gallon of paint covers 600 square feet. The answer I came up with is 8.3 which is wrong. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 169763: Calculate the number of gallons of paint required to paint the outside walls of a barn that measures 50 feet by 100 feet. Each wall is 12 feet high and each gallon of paint covers 600 square feet. The answer I came up with is 8.3 which is wrong. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 169762: At \$23 per square yard, what would carpet cost for a room that measures 36 feet by 12 feet? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 171107: The lengths of the three sides of a right triangle are represented by consecutive even whole numbers. Find the lengths of the three sides. I really need help with this one, I don't know how to begin. Thank you. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 171713: How many square tiles, each with a perimeter of 12 feet must be used to completely cover a floor with a width of 9 feet and a length of 15 feet? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 171843: Find the distance between the given pair of points having the given coordinates: a) 2 and 9 b) 2.65 and 6.11 c) -5 and 11 d) square root of 3 and square root of 7 e) -5.41 and -15.62 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 171836: Can you explain why a three-legged stool is often more steady than a four-legged stool? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 171836: Can you explain why a three-legged stool is often more steady than a four-legged stool? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)
 Question 171836: Can you explain why a three-legged stool is often more steady than a four-legged stool? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6291)

 Question 172328: Write equations in slope-intercept form for two lines that contain (-1, -5). Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 172645: Please double check my work to see if I did this right. Find each of the following 84° 13' - 27° 45' 84°(60 + 13) - 27° 45' 84° 93' - 27° 45' (84 – 27) + (93 – 45) = 57° 48' Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 172650: Please double check my work to see if I did this right Find 6° 48' 59" + 28° 19' 36". Write your answer in simplest terms. 6° (60 + 48) (60 + 59) + 28° (60 + 19) (60 + 36) 6° 108' 119" + 28° 79' 96" (6 + 28) + (108 + 79) + (119 + 96) = 34° 187' 215" Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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