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 Question 350996: In 1981, Vladamir Poliakov (USSR) set a world record of 19ft 3/4 in for the pole vault. To reach that height, Poliakov obtained a speed of approximately 36 feet per second on the runway. The formula h=-16t2 + 36t gives his height t seconds after leaving the ground. a. use the formula to find the exact values for t for which his height was 18 feet. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 351066: if the sides of an equilateral triangle are 9cm, calculate the height of the triangle. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 351175: 1.A rectangle is 80 centimeters long. The length of the diagonal of the rectangle is 100 centimieters. How wide is the rectangle? 2.Bernice rides a bike from her house in a straight line for 15 kilometers. She makes a 90 degree turn and rides for another 36 kilometers. If she rides home in a straight line, how far will she have traveled in all. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 352456: A traffic helicopter flies 10 miles due north and 24 miles east. Then the helicopter flies in a straight line back to its starting point. What was the distance of the helicopters last leg back to its starting point. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 354533: I have 60 inches of width and have 48 inches of height in my entertainment center. I am going HDTV shopping, what is the biggest diagonal TV that I can get? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 355099: One of the legs of a right triangle has length √19 cm The sum of the lengths of the hypotenuse and the other leg is 19 cm. What is the area of this triangle in square centimeters? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 355096: 1. three angles are in the ratio 2:3:4.If the smallest angle is 24 ,fing the sum of the three angles? 2.the first three triangular are 1,3,6,which of the following is the fourth triangular number? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 355109: Two lines intersect at a point and formed two non-adjacent angles whose measures are (4x-95)and (2x+21)degrees.What is the value of each angle? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 355111: If two sides of a triangle measure 23cm and 7cm,which of the following can be measure of third sides? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)

 Question 356089: What do I do if I am given the hypotenuse and need to find the length of a leg? And reverse? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 356089: What do I do if I am given the hypotenuse and need to find the length of a leg? And reverse? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 356705: Q1- If the largest member of a pythagorean triplet is 65,then what is the smallest member of that triplet? Q2- If in a isosceles right angled triangle ,the length of the hypotenuse is 82 cm then then what is the area of the triangle? Q3- what is the greatest six digit and the smallest six digit perfect square? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 357331: A plane needs to fly to a town located 200 km away in the direction 50 degrees east of north. There is westerly wind blowing at 60 km/h. Determine the plane's airspeed and the direction in the degrees east of north, so it can fly directly to the town in 1/2 hour. Help me please with the question. Thank you! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 357331: A plane needs to fly to a town located 200 km away in the direction 50 degrees east of north. There is westerly wind blowing at 60 km/h. Determine the plane's airspeed and the direction in the degrees east of north, so it can fly directly to the town in 1/2 hour. Help me please with the question. Thank you! Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 357675: find the exact length of the side of a square which has a diagonal of 12 feet Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 357922: One leg of a right triangle is 4m less than the hypotenuse. The other leg is 2m less than the hypotenuse. Find the length of the hypotenuse. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 358070: Is a triangle with sides of 2m,3m,and 4m a right triangle? Click here to see answer by mathesther05(3)

 Question 358391: If the length of one of the sides of a right triangle is twice that of the other and the hypotenuse is 5 units, what is the area of the triangle? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 358520: Right angle triangle. Hypotenuse is 7". Aspect ratio is 16:9 (1.78:1) a^2 * b^2 = c^2     a=1.78x   b=x   c=7 (1.78x)^2 * x^2 = 7^2 (1.78x)^2 * x^2 = 49 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 359915: I dont understand what to do, the way everything is explained seems to complicated Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 360165: One leg of a right triangle is 1 in. shorter than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 4 in. longer than the shorter side. Find the length of each side. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 360165: One leg of a right triangle is 1 in. shorter than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 4 in. longer than the shorter side. Find the length of each side. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 360567: I need to measure the height of a building using the pythagorean theorem, using shadows and a fence or a post and measure the shadows. I understand what I have to do but I can't figure out how to get my answer. I can get the measurements of the post and it's shadow but the building all I have is the length of the shadow now what do I do? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 361311: The longer leg of a right triangle is 35 inches longer than the other leg. Find the length of the two legs if the hypotenuse is 65 inches. Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 361292: a painter leans a 20 foot ladder against a wall. The top of the ladder is 16 feet above the ground. How far is the bottom of the ladder from the wall? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 361496: express in radical form the length of the hypothenuse of a right triangle whose legs have lengths of 1 and 3 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 361807: You are planning to put a new digital flat TV on a wall that is 12 ft long and 9 ft high. The digital TV has a diagonal of 72 inches. The length of the TV is twice the width of the TV. How much of the wall will still need to be decorated around the TV? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 362575: An equilateral triangle has an altitude length of 36 feet. Determine the length of a side of a triangle. Click here to see answer by HasanSahin(52)

 Question 362897: what is the height of a 15inch tv when the width is 12inches. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 362964: if you have the hypotenuse for a isosceles right triangle how do you find the legs? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 362890: how is a triangle with sides of 3 miles, 6 miles, and 8 miles not a right triangle ? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 363041: Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve: If the two legs of a triangle are a = 5 and b = 12, find the length of the hypotenuse. c = Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 362887: determine whether a triangle with sides of 3 miles, miles, and 8 miles is a right triangle. Explain . Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 364291: What is the slope of a binomial 2x+3? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 364647: √2 cm √3 cm √5cm Can the measures represent the sides of a right triangle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 365474: what is the square root of 71 to the nearest hundredth? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)