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 Question 443328: From a point on a straight road, John and Fred ride bicycles in opposite directions. John rides 9 miles per hour and Fred rides 13 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 88 miles apart? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 443400: how to find the missing measure of each right triangle. a=5 m, b= 4m Click here to see answer by Leaf W.(97)

 Question 443364: On a graph paper the line y=3x+1 is graphed, what is the lines slope angle? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 443778: If the lengths of two sides of a triangle are 4 and 13, what is the range of possible lengths for the third side? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 443778: If the lengths of two sides of a triangle are 4 and 13, what is the range of possible lengths for the third side? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 443981: Find the area of an equilateral triangle with sides 12cm each. I tried this problem three times but got a differnt awnser each time. Click here to see answer by poliphob3.14(115)
 Question 443981: Find the area of an equilateral triangle with sides 12cm each. I tried this problem three times but got a differnt awnser each time. Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 444115: How many different isosceles triangles are possible if the sides must have whole number lengths and the perimeter must be ninety-three inches? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 444309: The height of a triangle is 4 times the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 18 square feet. Find the height and base of the triangle. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 444392: There is a shape which is made from a quarter-circle of a radius of 3cm and two equilateral traingles. Outside of this shape there is an angle x. How can I work out the angle x? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 444652: claculate the perimeter of a right triangle where the lags are 6 cm and 8 cm AND HOW Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 444471: how do you get the area of a triangle 14 in x 5 in could you explain how you do it Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 445127: a flower bed is in the shape of a triangle with one side twice the length of the shortest side, and the third side is 25 feet more than the length of the shortest side. find the dimensions if the perimeter is 165 feet Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 445198: The Earth is approximately a sphere. Its diameter is about 12 730 Km. Whater covers approximately 66% of the Earth's surface. How many Square kilometers of land covers the earth? AND HOW? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 445399: a garden has the shape of a right triangle with one leg 5 meters longer than the other. the hypotenuse is 5 meters less than twice the length of the shorter leg what is the length of the shorter leg? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 445452: In triangle ABC, A=40 degrees, B=60 degrees, and a=5. Find b. How do I figure this out? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 445463: one leg of a right triangle is 7 units longer than the length of the other leg if the hypotenuse is 13 then find the other two legs decide what to make x write and equation would it be 13=7+2(x) with x=3? Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)

 Question 445796: Triangle RST is a right triangle and < S is a right angle. The measure of Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 446020: A 15 ft ladder is leaning against a house at a 60 degree angle with the ground. How far is the ladder from the house Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 446240: A triangle has side lengths of 18 & 13. Which of the following could not be a measure of the third side? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 446283: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 4 cm longer than the shortest side and 2 cm longer than the remaining side. Find the dimensions of the triangle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 446283: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 4 cm longer than the shortest side and 2 cm longer than the remaining side. Find the dimensions of the triangle. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 446283: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 4 cm longer than the shortest side and 2 cm longer than the remaining side. Find the dimensions of the triangle. Click here to see answer by chriswen(106)

 Question 446370: I am an under grad college newbie, I am struggling with an assignment question pertaining to finding the area in a triangle figure. The question asks to find the area in this figure. 5/4m is inside the triangle and 10/7 is below the triangle? What is the formula to come up with the correct answer? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 446376: A billboard is on top of a building. You are 134.9 feet from the building. You measure the angle of elevation of the bottom of the billboard as 39.4 degrees and the angle of elevation of the top of the billboard as 47degrees. How tall is the billboard? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 446574: the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 24 ft long. The length of one leg is 22 ft. more than the other. Find the lengths of the legs. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 446459: Jessica, Mary and Alice share a tin of beans in the ratio 4:5:6 and a portion of peas in the ratio 5:3:4. Alice's helping of beans is three times as big as her helping of peas. 1) Show clearly that the ratio of the size of the tin of beans to the size of the portion of peas is 5:2 2)What is the ratio of the sizes of Mary's helpings of beans and peas? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 446500: How many isosceles right triangles have an area of 20 unitsē? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 446615: If a , b and c are three sides of a triangle with perimeter 1, then is bc + ca + ab less than or equal to 1/3? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 446809: if a triangle has an area of 75 square centimeters, and if the base and hieght have equal length,what is the length? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 446954: Two cars leave an intersection. One car travels north;the other east. When the car traveling north had gone 6 mi, the distance between the cars was 2 mi more than the distance traveled by the car heading east. How far had the eastbound car traveled? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 446918: How many possible right triangles have an area of 20 units squared? I have found two so far, but I am not sure if there are more. I have found one with the height being 8 and the base being 5. I have found one with the base and height both being 6 1/3. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 447052: The rim of a basketball hoop is 10 feet above the ground. The free-throw line is 15 feet from the rim of the basket. If the eyes of a basketball player are 6 feet above the ground, what is the angle of elevation of the player's line of sight when shooting a free throw to the rim of the basket? please show all work so i can understand better Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 447046: Could the folling three measure be side lengths of a triangle? If not, why not? If so, determine whether it would be a right triangle or not. 7, 9, 4 sqrt (2) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 446980: 1) The legs in an isosceles right triangle measure 5 units more than twice the measure of the third side. Find the measure of each side of the triangle if the perimeter is 30. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 447049: The diameter of a ferris wheel is 80 feet. a) if the ferris wheel make one revolution every 45 seconds, find the linear velocity of a person riding in the ferris wheel. b) suppose the linear velocity of a person riding in the ferris wheel is 8 feet per second. what is the time for one revolution of the ferris wheel. please show all work so i can understand better Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 447210: the periimeter is 85cm. the length of the first side is twice the length of the second side. the length of the third side is 40cm. what is the length of the other 2 sides of the triangle. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 447362: A triangle has two congruent sides, and its third side is 13 centimeters long. If the perimeter of the triangle is 35 centimeters, what is the length of one of the congruent side? Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 447431: Complete the statement using always, sometimes, or never. A triangle ? has a right angle and an obtuse angle. Click here to see answer by poliphob3.14(115)

 Question 447482: The length of own leg of a right triangle is 12 Meters. The length of the hypotenuse is 6 meter longer then the other leg. Find the lengths of the hypotenuse and the other leg Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 447784: Is a triangle with sides9 9 units,16units and 25 units a right triangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 447801: In the right triangle below, and x = 110. Determine the value of length of the remaining leg of the triangle, accurate to the nearest whole number Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 447797: In an equilateral triangle, one angle measures 3x + 12. Find x. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 447811: explanation of why an isosceles right triangles perimeter cannot be a whole number? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

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