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 Question 588180: The perimeters of two squares are in a ratio of 4 to 9. What is the ratio between the areas of the two squares? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 588184: A garden has a shape of an isosceles right triangle. The length of the hypotenuse is 24 feet. What is the Area of the garden? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 588407: Enlarge existing rectangle such that total area is twice as large. Current rectangle dimensions are 16 feet by 25 feet. Add 11 feet more to the long side than to the short side. Find new dimensions. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 588841: If a field is a rectangle 32yard wide the length of the feild is twice the length how much fencing do they need to go around it Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 589135: If two opposites sides of a square are increased by 6 inches and the other two sides of the square are decreased by 4 inches and the area of the original square is equal to the area of the new rectangle. What is the measure of the side of the square? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 589282: what is the length of a rectangle with a perimeter of 72 whose length is 10 greater than its width. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 589272: Trapezoid pqrs and trapezoid wxyz shown below are similar. What is the perimeter of trapezoid wxyz? ...........p to q is 9m, q to r is 12 m, r to s is 9m, s to p is 6m.........whats is the perimeter of wxyz? x to y is 8 Click here to see answer by KMST(1864)

 Question 589882: what is the slope intercept form of 8x-y-6=0? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 590394: a rectangle with its length and width equal is what? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 590392: a rectangle with its length and width is a what? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 590806: Please help me solve these problems 1) A rope connecting the top of a pole to the ground is 28yd.long and touches the ground 23yds. from the the pole.How tall is the pole? Round the approximations to the nearest tenth. (My answer 25.5 yd.) 2) If an object is dropped, the distance it falls is given by d=16t^2. Find the distance an object would fall in 8 seconds. (My answer 2048ft) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 590808: If a triangle has one angle that is bisected and the angle bisector also divides the opposite side into two congruent segments, each with a measurement of 22, what will the measure of of the bisector be equal to? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 590893: The length of a rectangle is 1 yard less than twice its width, and the area of the rectangle is 55yds^2 . Find the dimensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 591033: if a rectangle has a perimeter 36 and area 65, how would I write the equation that you need to solve to find the width. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 591034: the area of the table top is 26 square feet, and twice the length is 3 feet shorter than 4 times the width. Find the permeter of the table top Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 591104: I am helping my 6th grader and I am stuck. The perimeter of a figure is 42.5, how do I find the area. The figure in question is an 8 sided polygon. 7 of the eight sides are the same size, the eighth runs along the top. Can you show me how to solve this please. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 592700: what is the dimension of a rectangle whose perimeter is 34cm and the area is 66cm square? Click here to see answer by mamiya(56)

 Question 592795: A rectangular is 100 meters long and 65 meters wide. Give the length and width of another rectangular field that has the same perimeter but a smaller area. How do I figure out this problem? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 592832: If the length of a rectangle is 5 more than 4 times the width, and the perimeter is 40 meters, what are its dimensions Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 593439: which units would you use to measure the area of a rectangle with length = 1m and width = 34 cm Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 593296: the length of sallys garden is 4 meters greater than 3 times the width. the perimeter of her garden is 72 meters. what is the length of her garden? L=4+3(w)????? Click here to see answer by Sarpi(32)

 Question 593611: what is the area of the base if the perimeter is 64 ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 593983: A rectangle measures 12cm by 5cm. how long is its diagonal? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 594387: I am trying to figure out the formula I need to use for the following math word problem.... Find the length and width of a rectangle with the length being 3 cm less than twice the width. The parameter is 36. I know P = 2L+2W But I can not remember the formula or what I need to add into the formula to get the width then the length. Thanks Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 594486: How many square cm are in the greatest area that can be enclosed by a rectangle whose perimeter is 200 cm? I made a guess of 198 cm squared (99 cm x 2 cm), is this correct? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 594569: how do I sove for "W" when P=4/3w+17 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 595084: the length of a rectangle is 4 centimeters less than twice its width. the perimeter of the rectangle is 64cm. what are the dimensions of the rectangle? Having trouble figuring out this one. Thanks Click here to see answer by llorton(14)

 Question 595166: the length of the top of a table is 6m greater then the width. the area is 72m(to the second). find the dimensions of the table wdth? length? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 595239: I have no idea where to start. I am not good with word problems, please help. The area of a rectangle is 84 square inches. Determine the length and width if the length is 2 inches less than twice the width. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 595325: Why can't a rectangle be a square ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 595505: What's the width when length is 6m and area is 720? Click here to see answer by math-vortex(472)

 Question 595499: what is the length of a base of a rectangle whose area is 40 square feet and height is 4 feet? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 595631: Using the formula p=21+2w to find the perimeter of a rectangle, calculate the perimeter of a rectangle that has a length of 12.5 cm and a width of 4.8 cm Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 595625: The perimeter of a rectangle is 48 inches. Find its length if its width is 5 inches. Click here to see answer by math-vortex(472)

 Question 595770: what is the area of this shape 3x+1 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 596564: the area of a rectangle is 155 square units. what would its new area be if its width were doubled and its height were tripled Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 596749: If a rectangle is 17' wide x 6' height what is the diagonal measurement? Thank you for your help! Halo Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 596886: The length of a rectangle is 2 less than 3 times the width. The perimeter is 316 feet, what is the size of the length? I could only figure out 3w-2=L and I drew a diagram but that did not help very much. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 597419: The perimeter of a rectangular garden is 252 feet. If the width of the garden is 58 feet, what is its length? Click here to see answer by wraith87(4)

 Question 597448: explain why 2 rectangles can have the same perimeter but different areas. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 597564: The perimeter of a rectangle is 72". You know the lenght is 8 times bigger than the width. What are the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Babyy_Girl2012(2)
 Question 597564: The perimeter of a rectangle is 72". You know the lenght is 8 times bigger than the width. What are the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 597562: The perimeter of a rectangle is 24cm. You know the lenght is 3 times bigger than the width. What are the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

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