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 Question 137550: What is the area of a square- one side is 42 yards? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 137653: The perimeter of a rectangle is 52m. The length is 8 more than twice the width. Find the dimensions...what is the length and what is the width? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 138351: i have a rectangular hole in the wall that measures 120 square inches and a picture that measures 6 inches by 8 inches. i want to put a rectangular frame around the picture to cover the hole exactly. what are the dimensions of the frame? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 138354: jack is building a rectangular dog pen that he wishes to enclose. the width of the pen is 2 yards less than the length. if the area of the of the dog pen is 15 square yards, how many yards of fencing would he need to completely enclose the pen? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138350: if the sides of a square are increased by 3cm its' area becomes 100 square cm. find the length of the sides of the original square. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138353: the parks commission wants a new rectangular sign with an area of 45 square meters for the visitor center. the length of the sign is to be 4 meters longer than the width. what will be the length and width of the new sign? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138349: the width of a rectangle is 3 less than the length. the area is 10. find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138346: the sum of a number and it's square is 56. find the number. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138348: the square of a number decreased by 6 is 10. find the numbers. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138879: A school is making a rectanglular flag. The width of the flag is 25 inches long. The ratio of the length-to-width is 19:10. What is the length? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 139123: A rectangle has a length of 12 meters and a perimeter of 38 meters. Find the width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by SnowXclouD(11)

 Question 139354: the perimeter of a rectangle is twice the sum of its length and its width. the perimeter is 34 meters and its length is 2 meters more then twice its width. What is its length? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 139542: What is the diagonal of a square if its perimeter is 24cm? Can you show me how to figure this out? Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)
 Question 139542: What is the diagonal of a square if its perimeter is 24cm? Can you show me how to figure this out? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 139690: find the length and width of arectangle area=4square inches perimeter=8 inches Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 139691: find the length and width of a square area=144 square centimeters perimeter=48 centimeters Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 139777: The length of a rectangle is twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 36 yd, what is the area. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 139793: The perimeter of a rectangle is 96 inches. The length exceeds the width by 2 inches. Find the length and width. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 139792: The perimeter of a rectangle is 52m. The length is 2m more than twice the width. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 140605: find the area of a rectangle if the length of one of its sides is 3 meters and the length of its diagonals is 7 meters Click here to see answer by MeggieMizell(6)

 Question 140621: The trench for a sewer pipe is to be in the shape of a rectangular solid measuring 165 ft.long, 10 inches deep along both sides, and 15 inches wide at the top and the bottom, How many cubic feet must be removed? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 140766: Suppose 240 square tiles, each 25 cm on a 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 jojo14344(1512)

 Question 140787: The diagonal of a rectangle platform is square root of 20 cm. If both dimensions are increased by 2 cm, then the resulting perimeter would be 5/3 of the original perimeter. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 140784: The diagonal of a rectangle platform is square root of 20 cm. If both dimensions are increased by 2 cm, then the resulting perimeter would be 5/3 of the original perimeter. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 141025: a rectangle has a lenght that is 3 yard greater than the width. the area is 180 find lengs and width? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 141172: i. A perimeter of a rectangle is 14 inches, and the diagonal measures 5 inches. What are the length and the width? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 141303: what is the area, in square yards, of a rectangle that measures 12 feet by 6 feet Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 141293: a rectangle has a perimeter of 38 cm. three-fourths of its width is equal to one-fifth of its length. what is the measure of the length? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 141278: how do I find the area of a square with one side is 4 1/2 ft and the width is also 4 1/2 ft? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 141445: A lawn mower of width 1m is used to mow a rectangular lawn of dimension 60mx40m. The mowing is done starting from the corner towards the center. How many times should the mower be moved along the garden for 3/4th of garden to be mowed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 141756: The diagonal of a rectangle is 20 in long. The rectangle's length is 3 times its width. Find the length of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Shifa(4)

 Question 141754: A wire stretches from the top of a pole 22 ft high to a stake in the ground which is 10 ft from the foot of the pole. Find the length of the wire. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 141753: I am in need of a geometry refresher, so, whoever is kind enough to answer this, please explain as to how you derived your answer. What is the length of each diagonal of a rectangular box with length 53 cm, width 48 cm, and height 70 cm? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 142712: This seemed simple enough but I keep screwing it up. I've had good help from this site and would really appreciate it again. "Dana buys a peice of carpet that measures 20 sq. yds.. Will she be able to completely cover a rectengular floor that measures 12.5 ft. by 16.5 ft?" Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 142712: This seemed simple enough but I keep screwing it up. I've had good help from this site and would really appreciate it again. "Dana buys a peice of carpet that measures 20 sq. yds.. Will she be able to completely cover a rectengular floor that measures 12.5 ft. by 16.5 ft?" Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 142736: Find two real numbers that have a sum of 8 and a product of 2. Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 142888: a boxing ring is in the shape of a square,20 ft on each side. how far apart are the fighters if they are in opposite corners of the ring? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 143005: Please help, I can't remember the steps to solve this problem. The width of a rectangle is 4 ft less than the length. The area is 5 ft^2. What is the length and width. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 143174: the area of a rectangular parcel of land is 720 sq. meters. the length of the land is 4 meters less than twice the width. a. write an equation than can be used to find the dimensions of the land. (i think i have this- 720=(2w-4)w) b.solve the equation in part a. to find the dimensions of the land Note: i already have the answer(l=36,w=20), i just don't know how to solve the equation) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 143174: the area of a rectangular parcel of land is 720 sq. meters. the length of the land is 4 meters less than twice the width. a. write an equation than can be used to find the dimensions of the land. (i think i have this- 720=(2w-4)w) b.solve the equation in part a. to find the dimensions of the land Note: i already have the answer(l=36,w=20), i just don't know how to solve the equation) Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 143192: a farmer has 60m of chicken wire to enclose a rectangular yard for his chickens. find the dimensions that will give maximum area. write equations to express the perimeter and the area in terms of the length and width. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 143297: I need help in solving the following. Thank you. A rectangular garden has dimensions of 23ft by 11ft. A gravel path of equal width is to be built around the garden. How wide can the path be if there is enough gravel for 240 square feet. I was trying to solve this by using the formula (23-2x)(11-2x) = 240 but I cant find the solution to work. Any help would be appreciated to point me in the right direction. Thank you. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 143290: The area of a rectangular parcel of land is 720 square meters. The length of the land is 4 meters less than twice the width. A. Write an equation that can be used to find the dimensions of the land. B. Solve the equation written in part A to find the dimensions of the land. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 143438: find a length and a width for a rectangle with each given area 56 square feet? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)