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 Question 303246: your boat is traveling due north at 20 miles per hour. a friend's boat left at the same time and is traveling due west at 15 miles per hour. after an hour you get a call from your friend who tells you that he has just stopped because of engine trouble. how far must you travel to reach your friend? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 303518: my algebra 1 class is doing pythagorean theorum, and I got stuck on the very last part of it, which should be easy but since it is not a perfect square I forgot how to do it. c squared = 89. how do i get an answer not in decimal or fraction form? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 303605: a square has a diagonal of 12cm. calculate the length of the side of the square correct to 2 decimal places Click here to see answer by graphmatics(170)
 Question 303605: a square has a diagonal of 12cm. calculate the length of the side of the square correct to 2 decimal places Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 304398: find the length of a diagonal of a 10 cm by 10 cm square Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 304996: The legs of a right triangle are 6 and 10 centimeters long, respectively. What is the length of the hypotenuse? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 308203: how do you find the leg measurements of a right triangle whose hypotenuse is 600 and perimeter is 1400 Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 308385: How long must a wire be to reach from the top of a 13 meter telephone pole to a point on the ground 9 meters from the foot of the pole? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 309509: Find the length of the missing side of the right triangle. Round to three decimal places, if necessary. a = 10, c = 26 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 310470: 1.Determine the distance between A(-1, 2, 3) and B(4, -5, 6) to the nearest tenth. 2.Which of the following is the equation in slope-intercept form of the line that passes through (0, 2) and has a slope of -3. a)y = -3x + 2 b)y = 2x - 3 c)2/3x+0 d)-3/2+0 3.Determine the coordinates of the midpoint of the line segment whose endpoints are A(0, 2, 4) and B(-8, 2, -6). 4.Find the coordinate of the image of point (-1, 3) reflected over the x-axis. 5.What is the measure of the angle of rotation with respect to two lines that intersect to form a 25° angle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 310730: Find the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides 5 inches and 10 inches? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)
 Question 310730: Find the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides 5 inches and 10 inches? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 310983: Find the short leg of a 30-60-90 triangle,if the hypotenuse measures 7 feet. Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 311667: Not sure how to explain these but here goes... The directions are Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing side. Then calculate the perimeter. This is a trapezoid with a right angle. The top base is 30. The bottom base is 60 and the leg of the right angle is 20. I need to find X but for the life of me I do not know how. Thanks for your help if you understand. Then this one. Another trapezoid. Top base is 30 and bottom base is 58. The height is 50. Need to find the two legs which are each X. Thanking you so much in advance. Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 311844: In the right triangle, find the length of the side not given. Give an exact answer and an approximation to three decimal places. a=5, b=7 what is the exact value of c? what is the value of c approximated to 3 decimal places? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 311874: The directions are Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing side. Then calculate the perimeter. We have a trapezoid. Top base is 30 and bottom base is 58. The height is 50. Need to find the two legs which are each X. There are no angles mentioned. Thanking you so much in advance. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 311984: the rectangle at the corner measures 5cm x 10cm. what is the radius of the circle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 312195: one leg of a right triangle is 1cm longer than the other leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 9cm greater than that of the shorter leg. Find the lengths of the three sides. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 312206: a model rocket is shot into the air and its path is apporoximated by h=-5t^2 + 30t, where h is the height of the rocket above the ground in metres and t is the elapsed time in seconds. When will the rocket hit the ground and what is the maximum height of the rocket. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 312219: If tan x = .56, what is cot x? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 312220: The product of two consecutive even integers is 224. Find the integers Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 312346: A rectangular gardon measures 5m by 7m. Both dimensions are to be extended by the same amount so that the areaof the gardon is doubled. By how much should the dimensions increases, to the nearest tenth of a metre. Click here to see answer by mollukutti(30)

 Question 312374: a rectangle is twice as long as it is wide. what are its dimentions if it's perimeter is 186cm? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 313423: Given a right triangle with a leg length of 4cm and a hypotenuse lengh of 8cm, find the length of the other leg? Can anyone help? I keep working out the problem but I am not coming up with any answers provided. Thanks! Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 313426: Divide, rationalize the denominator if necessary, then simplify the radical expression: (sqrt80n^3)/ sqrt2 Completely stuck...THANKS! Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 313441: what is the exact length of the hypotenuse if the legs of a right triangle are 3 ft. each? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 314256: in a 30 60 90 triangle the long leg is 12 what is the hypt. it's not 24 thats what i thought Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 314881: the tangent ratio relates the length of the leg opposite the angle in qeution to the length of the leg _______ to the amgle. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 314882: What is sin 60 degress? its a 30 60 90 with side 1 2 square root of 3. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 314887: Given logb3 = 0.792 and logb5 = 1.161. If possible, use the properties of logarithms to calculate values for each of the following. log[1/3] Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)
 Question 314887: Given logb3 = 0.792 and logb5 = 1.161. If possible, use the properties of logarithms to calculate values for each of the following. log[1/3] Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 315408: If a, b, and c are the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and a = 2, b = 5, find c. Round your answers to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 315517: A man holds a string 2 meters long, level with the top of his head. The other end of the string is in the ground 120 centimeters from his feet. How tall is the man? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)
 Question 315517: A man holds a string 2 meters long, level with the top of his head. The other end of the string is in the ground 120 centimeters from his feet. How tall is the man? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 315521: Find the area of a parallelogram with a base of 10 centimeters and perpendicular height of 3 centimeters. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)

 Question 315518: If Antrim is 120 miles due north of Dublin and Galway is 140 miles due west of Dublin, then how far is it from Antrim to Galway as the crow flies? Make your answer correct to two decimal places. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 316009: what is the area of a triangle with a base of 15m and a height of 16m Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 316018: find the length of the hypotenuse of the right triangle, side a=25, side b=12 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 315523: Find the area of a triangle with base 5cm and perpendicular height of 5cm. Click here to see answer by moshiz08(60)

 Question 317176: What is the unknown length of the right triangle, side a=12, b=unknown,c=4 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 317196: Pythagorean Theorem Solve for the missing variable when a=10, b=? and c=14 Click here to see answer by Jstrasner(106)

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