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 Question 158902: i need to find the number of square yards of sod needed to cover the circular putting green shown (hint:9sq ft= 1 sq yd) the circle has a radius of 15 ft Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 159140: The diameter of a well is 6 feet and the water is 7 feet deep.How many gallons of water are there in the well,reckoning 7.48 gallons to a cubic foot? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 159137: A trench is 180 feet long and 12 feet deep,7 feet wide at the top and 4 feet at the bottom.How many cubic yards of earth have been removed? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 159136: Building bricks are closely stacked in a pile 7 feet high,36 feet long and 12 feet wide.If the bricks are 2 inches by 4 inches by 9 inches,how many bricks in the pile? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 159138: The crown of a straw hat has a base of 38 square inch.The depth of the crown is 3 inches.If the head occupies two thirds of the space enclosed by the crown,find the volume remaining for ventilation. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 159142: How many washers can be made from a cube of metal 4 inches on a side if the washers are 5/8 inch in diameter and 1/6 inch thick?The hole in the center of the washers is 1/4 inch in diameter. Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)
 Question 159142: How many washers can be made from a cube of metal 4 inches on a side if the washers are 5/8 inch in diameter and 1/6 inch thick?The hole in the center of the washers is 1/4 inch in diameter. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7012)
 Question 159142: How many washers can be made from a cube of metal 4 inches on a side if the washers are 5/8 inch in diameter and 1/6 inch thick?The hole in the center of the washers is 1/4 inch in diameter. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 159141: A paint manufacturer desires a cylindrical steel drum to hold 50 gallons of roof paint.For convenience in handling,it is found necessary to limit the inside diameter of 2 and one-half feet.Find the height of the drum desired. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 159482: find the unit rate \$2/5 lbs Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7012)

 Question 159741: Find the weight of a snow ball 4 feet in diameter if the wet compact snow of which this ball was made weighs 30 pounds per cubic feet.Show solution and formulas. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 159740: How many cubic yards of earth must be removed in digging an artificial lake 15 feet deep,if the level bottom is a rectangle 180 feet by 20 feet and the top is a rectangle 216 feet by 24 feet?Show solution and formulas. Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 159760: The length of a rectangle is 9 inches greater than the width. The area is 36 inches squared. Find the dimensions. Then I have 6 boxes each fo width, length and area. How do I figure this out? Thank you. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 159743: A spherical balloon is inflated so that its diameter is 40 ft.Find the surface area in the balloons covering and the volume of the gas.Show solutions and formulas. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 160095: Rectangle RECT with the coordinates as follows: R (-2, 1) (bottom left corner of rectangle) E (-2, 6) (top left corner of rectangle) C (8,6) (top right corner of rectangle) T (8,1) (bottom right corner of rectangle) Find the lengths of the sides . Then find the area. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 161098: The perimeter of a rectangle is 100 m. The length is 8 m more than twice the width. Find the demensions. What is the length? ______ m What is the width? ______ m Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 161346: Find the area of a regular pentagon with sides 7 millimeters long and apothem 4.8 mm long. (A=1/2aP) Please help Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 161365: Find the surface area, to the nearest tenth, of a cylinder with diameter 5cm and height 8cm. (S=2pi rh+ 2pi r^2). Please help. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 161747: show me a figure with length:10cm, width:6cm,height:4cm Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 162480: How many gallons of water are in a well that is 36 inches in diameter and 20 feet deep? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7012)
 Question 162480: How many gallons of water are in a well that is 36 inches in diameter and 20 feet deep? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 162567: What is the surface area of a box whose dimensions are 7 feet by 8 feet by 6 feet? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)
 Question 162567: What is the surface area of a box whose dimensions are 7 feet by 8 feet by 6 feet? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 162614: What is the surface area of a box whose dimensions are 7 feet by 8 feet by 6 feet? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 162547: A solid wooden cube has 6 inch edges. Square holes with 2 inch sides centered in each face are cut through to the opposite face. The edges of the holes are parellel to the edges of the cube. Find the entire surface area in square inches. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 162677: find the area of an rectangle that has a perimeter of 20m and 10m Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 162699: Q: A rectangle has an area of 6 yards squared. If the width of the rectangle is 2/5 yards, what is the length of the rectangle? I assume that to get the 6yds sq. It was LxW assuming L=3 & W=2 but I do not no where to go from there? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 163184: Find the total surface area of a cylinder if the radius is 3 cm and the height of the cylinder is 5 cm. Leave Pie in ur anwser. Click here to see answer by joecbaseball(37)

 Question 163393: Emma wants to start with a square patio and experiment with the sides to see how changing the length of the sides affects the area and shape of the patio. She doesn't care if the new patio is no longer a square but still wants it to be rectangular. The patio is attached to the house. If emma starts with calling the length of the side patio x, what is the perimeter? What are the dimensions? What is the area? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 163351: The instructions ask to find the missing dimension for each rectangle. The numbers inside represent the area. So if the area inside a rectangle is 15, and one side is X, what is the other side? I was thinking it would be 15/x because the x's would cancel each other and you would be left with 15. Is this right? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 163654: This is from a worksheet. A triangular prism has a height of 12m. What is the surface area of the prism if its bases are right triangles with legs 3 meters and 4 meters? (S=Ph+2B). I must show my work. Please help. Thanks Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 164175: a cylindrical soda pop can of radius r and height h is to be manufactured to hold exactly 500 milliliters of liquid when completely full. A manufacturer wishes to find the dimensions of the can with the minimum surface area. Your task is to numerically, algebraically and graphically investigate this situation. Determine the radius x and height h that yields a can of minimal surface area. Compute this minimal surface area. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 166245: A box is made without a lid by notching out equal sized squares from the four corners of a poster board and folding up the sides. The poster board measures 18in. X 15in. The length of the side of the notch is 3in. What is the volume of the box? I thought that I should multiply 18X15X3, but I think this is wrong. I'm not sure why. Can you help? Thanks...John Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 166335: FInd the base if the height is 4 1\4 and area is 34m2 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 166791: How many litres does a cylindrical tank of height 37.8 m with radius 5.80 m hold? (1 m3 = 1000 L) Please enter your answer as a number without units, rounded to three significant digits. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7012)

 Question 166932: This problem is from a problem solving worksheet known as "Math Olympiads" It is labeled "Problems-Division E Olympiads" The title at the top of the page is "Set 3 Olympiad 1" A circle and a triangle overlap as shown. The area of the circle is three times the area of the triangle. If the common region is removed, then the area of the rest of the circle would be 14 square centimeters more that the area of the reast of the triangle. What is the area of the complete triangle, in sq cm? Please help us! This is our 5th grade son's homework. We are both college educated and my husband even has a math minor. This is not our finest moment. Thank You!! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 167084: How Do you find the length and width of a rectangle with a perimeter of 48 inches? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 167320: I have the total surface area, and I have two of the three dimensions given, how do I figure out the missing (third) dimension? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 167360: The surface are of two sides of a cube = 50 sq. ft. What is the total surface area of the cube? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 167925: 3 times the first of three consecutive numbers is 4 more than 2 times the second. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7012)
 Question 167925: 3 times the first of three consecutive numbers is 4 more than 2 times the second. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 167924: the perimeter of a rectangle is 600. The lenght of the rectangle is 2 more than 3 times the width. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7012)

 Question 168229: Find the area of a triangle whose base is 1.3 feet and whose height is 1.5 feet. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 168282: The surface area of a cuboid is 102cm square. Height is 3cm, width is 4.5cm. What is the length marked x? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 168418: Area of large rectangle is 18x-24. Area of smaller rectangle within the larger rectangle is 4x. What is the area of larger rectangle minus the smaller rectangle. I've got this much: 18x - 24 - 4x -> 14x - 24 is the area of the larger rectangle not counting the area of the smaller rectangle. What is x equal to? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

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