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 Question 252634: What is the height of a five foot ladder that is leaning against a wall at a 30 degree angle? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 252712: i need to Find the length of the segment rounded to the nearest tenth. Then Find the coordinates of the midpoint of the segment. A) (-3,3)and B(1,-8) Yurboikev12@aol.com Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 253208: how do you find the coordinates of a triangle's vertices by just having the coordinates of its midpoints? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 253208: how do you find the coordinates of a triangle's vertices by just having the coordinates of its midpoints? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 253215: my name is tamesha i need a lot of help in geometry my teacher doesn't speak that much English and i just really need help use the distance formula to decide whether pq=qr p(4,-4) q(1,-3) r(-1,-3 can u please help me with this problem and show me a easy way to do them please thanks u so much!!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 253215: my name is tamesha i need a lot of help in geometry my teacher doesn't speak that much English and i just really need help use the distance formula to decide whether pq=qr p(4,-4) q(1,-3) r(-1,-3 can u please help me with this problem and show me a easy way to do them please thanks u so much!!! Click here to see answer by drk(1908)
 Question 253215: my name is tamesha i need a lot of help in geometry my teacher doesn't speak that much English and i just really need help use the distance formula to decide whether pq=qr p(4,-4) q(1,-3) r(-1,-3 can u please help me with this problem and show me a easy way to do them please thanks u so much!!! Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253408: how do I graph = x + 2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253379: Me. Greene has 8.5-by-11 in cardboard sheets. As a class project, Mr. Greene asked each of his students to make an open-top box under these conditions: I)Each box must be made by cutting small squares from each corner of a cardboard sheet. II) The box must have a volume of 48 in^3 III) The amount of cardboard wast must be minimized. What is the approxamite side length for the small squares that would be cut from the cardboard sheet? A. 3.65 in B. 2.66 in. C. 0.71 in D. 0.57 in Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 253576: Hi :o) I hope you guys can help me with this. I think I now understand how to work out a resultant vector using the coordinate system, but this question has stumped me a little. I can't get a picture of it - it seems to be 3D, is that right? Please help... A mine shaft goes due west 75 m from the opening at an angle of 25° below the horizontal surface. It then becomes horizontal and turns 30° north of west and continues for another 45 m. What is the displacement of the end of the tunnel from the opening. Thanks SOOOOO much :o) (Happy New Year) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 253829: The length of a rectangle is 3 cm more than 2 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 93 cm squared, find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 254917: if a rectangle is 3 meters wide and 10meters long. How long is teh diagonal of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by blwinbbbles(106)

 Question 255383: a 15 feet ladder is leaning against a wall. the base of the ladder is 3 feet from the wall. how high above the ground is the top of the ladder? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 246620: PQ has endpoints p(0,0) Q(8,4) Find the Coordinates of the midpoint of PQ Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 257697: distance between the points (3, -5) and (-4, -6) Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1603)

 Question 258445: If you were traveling 55 mph, how many feet would you go in 12 seconds? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259753: If it takes 3 days for a space vehicle to travel from Earth to the moon. About how long would it take the same vehicle traveling at the same speed to reach Uranus. Moon: 240,000 mi Uranus: 1,690,000,000 mi Round to the nearest whole number. Use scientific notation. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 259832: Using the distance formula, determine whether the following points are collinear: A(0,4) B(7,-6) C(-5,11) I thought i had to find the distance between A and B, and then B and C, and then A and C but I am not sure. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 259888: graph= -4/3x+8 and y=2/3x-4 and find area of figure Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 260072: The angle of elevation to a building in the distance is 22º. You know that the building is approximately 450 ft tall. Estimate the distance to the base of the building. Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 260073: A flagpole is mounted on top of a public library building. From a point 50 feet in front of the library, the angle of elevation TO THE BASE of the flagpole is 55º and the angle of elevation TO THE TOP of the flagpole is 62º. Find the height of the flagpole. Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 260274: Give the coordinates of two points on a coordinate grid that are square root of 10 apart. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 260382: If a person can run 3 miles in 18 minutes and 36 seconds, how many seconds would it take the person to run a half mile? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 260848: A Pole 24 Feet Tall Has A Shadow Of Eight Feet Long. A Near By Pole Is 72feet Tall How Long Is The Shadow? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 261015: A soldier shooting at a target hits it 40% of the time. How many times must he shoot in order to register 100 hits? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 261656: "Jackie who is 1.82 metes tall wants to find the height of a tree in her backyard. From the base of the tree, she walks 12.2 meters until her shadow overlaps the tree's shadow. She is 6.1 meters from the end of the shadows. Make a sketch and find the height of the tree". Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 261765: A 94 ft. rope is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 2 feet longer then the shortest piece. The third is 4 feet less then twice the shortest piece. How long is each piece? Click here to see answer by Stitch(352)

 Question 261793: A 139 m. rope is cut into 3 pieces. One piece is 30 m. more then half the shortest piece. The third piece is twice the sum of the length of the shortest piece and 2. What are the lengths of the pieces? Click here to see answer by Stitch(352)

 Question 261899: how do i do this and what is the answer? how many 3/4 foot pieces of string can be cut from a piece of string 4 1/2 feet long Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 261899: how do i do this and what is the answer? how many 3/4 foot pieces of string can be cut from a piece of string 4 1/2 feet long Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 262397: A rectangle has a perimeter of 12 m. If each side is a whole number of meters, what are the possible dimensions for the length and width? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 262538: if a candle is 15 cm tall. it burns at 3cm per hour. how many hours will it burn? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 262717: If the distance from the earth to the sun were 92,900,000 miles, how long would it take a rocket, traveling at 2.8 × 10^3 miles per hour, to reach the sun? In scientific notation. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 262991: The endpoints of segment AB are A(0, 8) and B(15, 0). What is the shortest distance, in units, from P(0, 0) to segment AB? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 263621: There is a line which connects two points if we have the coordinates of one point and also the length of the line how we can calculate the coordinates for another end point? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 263680: Find the coordinates of the other endpoint of a segment with the given endpoint and midpoint M. C(3,0) M(3,4) Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 263887: How many cubic centimeters can a cigar box hold if its dimensions are 4 centimeters by 14 centimeters by 9 centimeters? I can't grasp this geometry, please show me all the steps so I can try and learn this.. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)