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 Question 143591: the lenght of a rectangle is 4 feet less than twice the width. the perimeter is 28 feet. find the length and width fo the rectangle. Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 143841: PROBLEM:DIMENSIONS OF A PARKING LOT: A SHOPPING CENTER HAS A RECTANGULAR AREA OF 40,000 YD^2 ENCLOSED ON THREE SIDES FOR A PARKING LOT. THE LENGTH IS 200 YD MORE THAN TWICE THE WIDTH. WHAT ARE THE DIMENSIONS OF THE LOT? ** IN THIS PRBLEM I ALWAYS SEEM TO KEEP GETTING A NEGATIVE ANSWER... I DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE PROPER WAY OF EVEN SOLVING THIS PROBLEM.. PLEASE HELP BY SHOWING ME HOW YOU WOULD WORK THIS THURALLY OUT.. STEP BY STEP, THANKS SO MUCH :) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 144127: the length of a rectangle is three times its width theperimeter of the rectangle is56 cm a find the length and width of the rectangle b find the area of the rectangle. how do i do this please Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 144235: You have 172 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular region. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that maximize the enclosed area. possible answers: D, 43 by 43 is the max. Solution: The area the product of 2 sides. Since it's a rectangle, 2 adjacent sides will use 1/2 of the 172 feet, or 86 feet. The area = L x (86-L), or Set the 1st derivative = 0. 86-2L=0 (Yes, it's a calculus problem any time you want max or minimum.) 86 = 2L L = 43. A) 45ft by 41ft B) 86ft by 21.5ft C) 86ft by 86ft D) 43ft by 43ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 144272: Please can you help me? Thank you. Do you think that it would be easier or more difficult to visualize solids as compared to objects in one or two-dimensional planes? Are there obvious examples that you can come up with of solids that appear or are being used in our daily lives and the environment that surrounds us? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 144267: what equation would you use to find the diagonal of a prism? If it's a rectangular prism, sides a, b and c, use Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 144335: A rectangle with an area of 24 is surrounded by a frame 1 " wide. What i the area of the frame? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 144865: How would I determine the length of a short cut across a rectangle if the dimensions are 52ft x 171ft? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 145162: Suppose the length of a rectangle is 3 inches longer than the width and that the perimeter of the rectangle is 78. Which I figured that out the length of the rectangle is 21 inches and the width is 18 inches. The next question asks "Set up and equation involving only W, the width of the rectangel?" I am not sure what that is asking??? Click here to see answer by shahid(44)

 Question 145515: what is the length of a rectangle that is twice the width; with a perimeter that is 42 inches. find the width Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 145762: The perimeter of a rectangle is 34 m. The length is 8 m more than twice the width. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 145761: The preimeter of a rectangle is 200 inches. The length exceeds the width by 46 inches. Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 145993: The length of a rectangle is 2 inches less than twice the width. The diagonal is 5 inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)
 Question 145993: The length of a rectangle is 2 inches less than twice the width. The diagonal is 5 inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 146087: What is the length of a 45 feet squared rectangle whose length is four feet less than the width? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 146123: A rectangle has a area of X^3-6X^2+15X-28 square feet. Its width is X-4 feet. What is its length? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 146217: A rectangle is five time as long as it is wide.The perimeter is 70cm.Find the dimesions of the rectangle.Round to the nearest tenth if necessary Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 146726: A rectangle has a diagonal of 9, and a width of 5. How would I find the perimeter? Thanks SO much! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 146769: The length of a rectangle is five less than twice the width. The area is 42 square yards. Find the dimensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 146784: The diagnol of the rectangle is 15 cm. Permimeter is 38cm. What is the area? Is it possible to find the answer without finding out the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 146807: #7. The sides of a right triangle are x - y, x, and x + y, where x and y are positive numbers and y < x. Find the ratio of x to y. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 146841: how to get the area of an octagon? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 147023: The length of a rectangle is two more than three times the width.If the perimeter is 100, find the length and width of the rectangle. thank you Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 147042: Robin is mowing a rectangular field that measures 24 yards by 32 yards , by pushing a mower around and around the outside of the plot. This creates a widening border that surrounds the unmowed grass in the center. During a brief test, Robin wonders whether the job is half done yet. How wide is the uniform mowed border when Robin is half done? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 147012: The length of a rectangle is 2 more than 3 times the width. if the perimeter is 100. find the length and width of the rectangle. thanks Click here to see answer by 24HoursTutor.com(40)

 Question 147091: I need help solving this equation step-by-step. Please help me. (((The perimeter of the retangular is 320ft if the length is 5ft shorter than twice the width. Find its length and width.))) Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)
 Question 147091: I need help solving this equation step-by-step. Please help me. (((The perimeter of the retangular is 320ft if the length is 5ft shorter than twice the width. Find its length and width.))) Click here to see answer by Monarch(4)
 Question 147091: I need help solving this equation step-by-step. Please help me. (((The perimeter of the retangular is 320ft if the length is 5ft shorter than twice the width. Find its length and width.))) Click here to see answer by 983manoj@gmail.com(4)

 Question 146949: Make up a geometry problem to go with the equation x + 3x + (x to the square root of 10) = 42. I think it has to do with a triangle but I'm not sure. Click here to see answer by mangopeeler07(462)

 Question 147249: the length of an rectangle is fixed at 20 cm. what widths will make the perimiter greater than 86 cm? Click here to see answer by psbhowmick(529)

 Question 147467: the length of a rectangle is 7 more than the width. the perimeter is 34 meters. what is the width and length in meters and what is the area in square meters? please help me please.... Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 147500: A rectangle is 4 feet longer than it is wide and its area is 60 sqft. find it's dimensions? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 143758: th perimeter of a rectangle is 54 m the length of the rectangle is 3 m less than twice the width Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 146552: Question: Take a Rectangle ABCD. Find out the mid points of all sides denotes it P,Q,R,S and joint it, we have a figure on PQRS. To prove that PQRS is a Rhombus. Click here to see answer by orca(409)

 Question 148104: The width of a rectangle is fixed at 18 cm. What lengths will make the perimeter greater than 92 cm.? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 148149: rectangle ABCD has AB = 16 and BC = 6. Let M be the midpoint of side AD and N be the midpoint of side CD. Segments CM and An intersect at G. Find the length AG. I did this on the geometer's sketchpad and i got 6.66748, but i don't understand how to do it by hand. Thanks for the help!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 148231: The length of a rectangle is 2ft more than the width. The perimeter is 20ft. Find length. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 148548: you're trying to put wallpaper around a rectangular space that has a perimeter of 52 ft. You can use any of the following dimensions for the room: b x h 10 x 16 11 x 15 12 x 14 13 x 13 14 x 12 (and so forth) With these dimensions in mind, write an algebraic expression to show how the breadth (b) and the height (h) are related. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 148443: how to find the area of a L shaped room Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 148394: a rectangular sheet of paper is 20.5 cm wide. when it is folded in half, with the crease running parallel to the 20.5 cm sides, the resulting rectangle is the same shape as the unfolded sheet. Find the length of the sheet, to the nearest tenth of a cm. (in Europe, the shape of notebook paper is determined by this similarity property.) Click here to see answer by oscargut(900)

 Question 149251: a paper towel tube has a diameter of 1.7 inches and a height of 11 inches. If the tube were cut and unfolded to form a rectangle, what would be the area of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 149281: The length of a rectangle must be 4 feet more than the width, and the perimeter must be at least 32 feet. What is the range of values for the width? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 149450: THE PERIMETER OF A RECTANGLE IS 96. THE LENGTH OF THE RECTANGLE IS SIX LESS THAN TWICE THE WIDTH. FIND THE DIMENSIONS OF THE RECTANGLE. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 149543: Please help me solve this, I don't understand it! The point (1,-1) in rectangular coordinates is the same as what point in polar coordinates. Thank you, Natalie Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

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