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 Question 281331: A farmer has 3000 feet of fencing available to enclose a rectangular field. What is the maximum area? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 281608: A 13 foot ladder is leaned against a wall so that the ladder reaches a height of 12 feet on the wall. How far from the wall will the other end of the ladder be? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)
 Question 281608: A 13 foot ladder is leaned against a wall so that the ladder reaches a height of 12 feet on the wall. How far from the wall will the other end of the ladder be? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)
 Question 281608: A 13 foot ladder is leaned against a wall so that the ladder reaches a height of 12 feet on the wall. How far from the wall will the other end of the ladder be? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 281603: An object is shot upward from a height of 96 feet with an initial velocity of 48 feet per second. Its height(h)above the ground in feet after t seconds is given by the formula h= -16tsquared + 48t + 96 At what times will the object be 128 feet above the ground? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 282984: I need to find the length and width of the desk 18ft2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 283748: A square has vertices U(-2,1), V(2,3), W(4,-1) and X(0,-3). Verify that the diagonals perpendicularly bisect each other. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 283892: The distance between two cities on a road map is 32 cm. the two cities are actually 150 km apart. the distance on the map between two other cities is 80 cm. how many km apart are these cities? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 283901: Jessie travels 15.0 miles by boat in 2.5 hours. What is his average speed in knots? [1 knot=1.2 miles per hour] Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)
 Question 283901: Jessie travels 15.0 miles by boat in 2.5 hours. What is his average speed in knots? [1 knot=1.2 miles per hour] Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 285183: Science and medicine. Samantha’s speedometer reads in kilometers per hour. If the legal speed limit is 55 mi/h, how fast can she drive? Click here to see answer by Deina(147)

 Question 285178: Science and medicine. Samantha’s speedometer reads in kilometers per hour. If the legal speed limit is 55 mi/h, how fast can she drive? Click here to see answer by Deina(147)

 Question 285558: If a train was traveling at 100 miles per hour, how many miles would it cover in 45 minutes? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 285479: In navigational terms, a bearing is defined as the number of degrees a direction is from due north clockwise. If a plane flying 120 mph has flown 1 hour at a bearing of 32°, how far has it flown in a horizontal direction? Click here to see answer by Deina(147)

 Question 285670: The diagonal of a rectangular field measures 14 meters. The length of one side of the field measures 9 meters. What is the area of the field to the nearest tenth of a meter? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 286563: A ranger in fire tower A spots a fire at a direction of 32°. A ranger in fire tower B, which is 22 miles directly east of tower A, spots the same fire at a direction of 58°. How far from tower B is the fire? I need to solve this problem and draw a picture to go with it. I'm clueless. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. Cynthia Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 287725: WHAT IS THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF A CIRCLE 8 FT ACROSS? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 287708: A person is walking away from a 12ft. lamppost casts a shadow of 6ft. long. If the person is at that moment 10ft. away from the lamppost, what is the person's height? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 287909: what is the length of RT if the coordinates of the points are R(-3,2) AND T(4,1) Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)
 Question 287909: what is the length of RT if the coordinates of the points are R(-3,2) AND T(4,1) Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 287908: what is the length of the diameter of a circle if the endpoint have the coordinates (-1,-1) and (2,3) Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 288375: how to find distance from 3x+4y=1 to point (2,5) using graph paper? i know how to plot the equation and the distance is perpendicular segment form the equation and line i just want to know that how can i plot y-intercept when it is in fraction just like in this example the y-intercept is 1/4 . and if i plot it approximately then will it be correct answer ? please reply Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 288876: a rectangle has a perimeter of 12 miles, if each side is a whole number of meters what are the possible dimentions for the length and width? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 289179: if the diagonal of a rhombus are 12 and 16 then a side of the rhombus will measure? a) 10 b) 12 c) 16 d) 20 and how did you do it? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 289185: The circle x^2+y^2-6x-8y=0 intersects the y axis at A& B and is a tangent to the x axis at C. (a) write down the coordinates of pt C (b) find the length of the chord AB i figured that a line or something touches (6,8) i think because of -6x and -8y thx!!!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 289824: how do i find the length of a hypotenuse of a right triangle? Click here to see answer by j1mmy94(14)

 Question 290063: You walk 100 yards due south, then 120 yards due west, and then 20 yards due north. How far are you from your starting point? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 291184: How far would I have traveled if I drove for 3 hours and 45 minutes at 80 mph? Click here to see answer by gsmani_iyer(180)

 Question 291469: How many hours will it take to travel 5000 miles at 60 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 291666: The endpoints of PQ are P(-7,12) and Q(3,-2). what are the coordinates of the midpoint? Thank you so much!!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 291924: How do you find the length between 2 similar shapes Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 291990: For the points P and Q, find the distance d(P,Q) P(-5, -7), Q(-13,1) Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)
 Question 291990: For the points P and Q, find the distance d(P,Q) P(-5, -7), Q(-13,1) Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 292073: if u travel 18 miles east and the 12 miles north how far are you from your starting point Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 292073: if u travel 18 miles east and the 12 miles north how far are you from your starting point Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 292913: Given the two points (-7,2) and (-5.5,4). find the distance between the two points Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 293165: how i guess, just see co-ordinate of several points that which points are shortest distance without using well known pythagoren distance formula . here actually i need to guess approximate shortest distance but not actual distance of two points. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 293264: Tim Hudson of the Oakland Athletics had an ERA of 3.53 in 2004, At that Rate, how many runs would he be expected to allow in 100 innings pitched? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 294861: 10 men and 15 women can do a piece of work in 30 days, Calculate in how many days can the work be done by 12 men and 27 women working together? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 294861: 10 men and 15 women can do a piece of work in 30 days, Calculate in how many days can the work be done by 12 men and 27 women working together? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 295182: An athlete runs 105 m south and 80 m west. How far is he from the starting point? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 295181: state the ordered pair that satisfies the equation 2x-5y=-1 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

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