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 Question 295432: A young man 150 cm tall cast a shadow that was 200 cm long. His father's shadow, cast at the same time of day, was 240 cm long. How tall was his father? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 295435: A young man 150 cm tall cast a shadow that was 200 cm long. His father's shadow, cast at the same time of day, was 240 cm long. How tall was his father? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 295437: Find the ordered pair that is a solution to the graphs y=2x + 3, y=x-2 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 295436: state the ordered pair that satisfies the equation 2x-5y= -1? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 295436: state the ordered pair that satisfies the equation 2x-5y= -1? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 295438: A flagpole 24 feet high is 10 feet away from the base of its anchor cable. How long is the anchor cable? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 295609: The unit of measure for a line is in inches. Use the distance formula to find the length of the line with points at (-3,0) and (4,3). Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 297617: Suppose 240 square tiles, each 25 centimeters on each side, are needed to cover a rectangular floor. The floor is 5 meters long. How wide is the floor? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 298529: if the ratio of something is 1 to 1.9 and its 25 sqaure feet whats the length and height of the object Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 298784: If the minute hand of a big clock is 1.12m long, find the rate at which its tip is moving in centimetres per minute. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

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 Question 299715: what are the possible coordinates of a point where the line y=x-4 and the circle x^2+y^2=40 meet. thank you !!!!! Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 299910: 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 300137: A flagpole 24 feet high is 10 feet away from its anchor cable. How long is the anchor cable? My origninal answer was 30 feet. Is this correct Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 300137: A flagpole 24 feet high is 10 feet away from its anchor cable. How long is the anchor cable? My origninal answer was 30 feet. Is this correct Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 300391: YZ has endpoints Y(0,5) and Z(12,3). find the length of YZ to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 301013: Indicate in standard form the equation of the line passing through the given points. R(3, 3), S(-6, -6) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 301412: what is the circunference of a circle 748sqcms Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 301510: if a sign has a radius of 1.4 meters, how high is it? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 302207: if there is no waste, how many square yards of carpeting is needed to cover a rectangular floor that is 12 feet by 18 feet ? a 8 b 16 c 24 d 30 e 216 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 302671: There is an equilateral triangle where each side is 2x-7, x+y-9 and y+5 Calculate the value of x and find the length of the sides of the triangle Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 302736: In a triangle ABC, there is an angle A that is 50degrees, angle C is 90 degrees, and BC = 7. What is length AB and length AC? Thanks for your help. Click here to see answer by london maths tutor(243)

 Question 303290: What is the approximate length of when the coordinates of its endpoints are (–4, 5) and (–6, 9)? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 303582: the length of a rectangle is twice its width its perimeter is 36 centimeters find the area of the rectangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 303608: P(3,2) q (7,2) r(7,4) the coordinates of points p,q, and r in the xy-plane are given above . what is the perimeter of triangle pqr ? a 12 b 14 c 6+ √20 d 6+ √32 e √164 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 304102: The following are coordinates of points in the xy-plane . which of these points is nearest the origin ? a (0,-1) b (0,1/2) c (1/2,-1/2) d (1/2,1/2) e (-1,-1) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 304672: given that two points on line m are P(7,11) and Q(12,9), write a ratio expressing the slope of m. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 304664: how many gallons of water to fill up a rectangular pond when it is 10ft long, 7ft wide, 18in deep? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 304924: Line segment CD is tangent to circle Z at (1,7). If Z has coordinates (5,2), find the slope of line segment CD. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 304924: Line segment CD is tangent to circle Z at (1,7). If Z has coordinates (5,2), find the slope of line segment CD. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 304925: Write the equation of a circle with a diameter having endpoints at (-2,6) and (8,4). Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 305672: what are original dimensions- The length of a rectangle is three times its width. If the width were increased by 4 and the length remained the same, the resulting rectangle would have an area of 231 square inches. Find the demensions of the ORIGINAL rectangle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 305804: The legs of a right triangle are 32 and 17 inches long, respectively. What is the area of the triangle? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9676)

 Question 305931: here goes i'm suppose to find the intercepts of y=-2x + 3 2x + 3y = 3 can you help Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 305999: A contractor needs to cut a piect of glass to fit a square window the area of the window is 12 foot squared. Find the length of the side of the window to the nearest 10th of a foot. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 306772: find the slope and y intercept of these lines. 5x - 2y + 8 = 0 first try: I got m = 1 ; y intercept = -40 2nd attempt: m = 5/8 ; y intercept = 8 third try: m = 5/2 ; y intercept = -8 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 306868: Each set of three points is collinear. Find each missing x- or y-value. Enter each answer to the nearest hundredth. (6, 10.2), (1.5, 3.45), (x, 2.85) Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 307111: Given that the points on line m are P(7,11) and Q(12,9) what is a ratio of the slope of m? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 307115: Solve the proportion 6/7 = 21/10w Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 307748: car A and car B leave the same time in opposite directions in a straight line fashion. speed of car A = 45mph. speed of car B = 55mph. After how many hours are they separated 800 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 309841: HELP!!! If there were no air resistance, then the height (in feet) above the earth for a skydiver t seconds after jumping from an airplane at 10,000 feet would be given by h(t)16t2  10,000. a) Find the time that it would take to fall to earth with no air resistance; that is, find t for which h(t)  0. A skydiver actually gets about twice as much free fall time due to air resistance. b) Use the accompanying graph to determine whether the skydiver (with no air resistance) falls farther in the first 5 seconds or the last 5 seconds of the fall. c) Is the skydiver’s velocity increasing or decreasing as she falls? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 310200: A piece of rope 36 feet long is to be cut into two piecies so that one piece is 1/3 as long as the other piece. How many feet long will the shorter piece be? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 310200: A piece of rope 36 feet long is to be cut into two piecies so that one piece is 1/3 as long as the other piece. How many feet long will the shorter piece be? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1423)

 Question 310622: find the measure, to the nearest tenth, of a rectangle with dimensions 16cm by 9cm. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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