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 Question 380250: the ratio of length to width of a rectangle is 5 to 2 . what are the dimensions of the rectangle if its perimeter is 98cm . please help me solve step by step , thank you Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 380400: How to write a proportion for each situation. then solve. Ex: Jaime paid \$1.29 for three ponytail holders. At the rate, what would eight ponytail holders cost her?? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 380438: the scale on a map approximately 5/8 inches to 20 miles. if the distance from city A and city B measures 8.5 inches on the map, how far are the two cities Click here to see answer by mananth(12269)

 Question 380536: How do i estimate the solution of each proportion? examples: m/25=16/98 7/3=52/n 30/5.9=k/10 2.8/j=1.3/2.71 y/12=2.89/4.23 5/8=b/63 9/4=35/d c/7=28/50 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 383384: If Jahan can eat 24 hot dogs in 4 minutes, how many hot dogs can he eat in 320 seconds? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 383856: The number of patients Dr. Wong can see is directly proportional to the time it takes her to see them. If she can see 9 patients in 3 hours, how long would it take her to see 45 patients? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 383922: How do you find how to solve a right-triangle.if the numbers are 21 ,35,5,4? the answers is 26.25. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30924)

 Question 384173: The ratio of the measures of three sides of a triangle are 1/2: 1/3: 1/5, and its perimeter is 6.2 centimeters. Find the measure of each side of the triangle. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 384303: "what is the unit rate of 300 in 6 hours" Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 384300: 45 min/2miles =??hrs/1mile I am trying to help my son. the book says the answer is 3/8...help...lol Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)
 Question 384300: 45 min/2miles =??hrs/1mile I am trying to help my son. the book says the answer is 3/8...help...lol Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)
 Question 384300: 45 min/2miles =??hrs/1mile I am trying to help my son. the book says the answer is 3/8...help...lol Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 385272: The cost of a pizza varies directly with the square of its radius. If the cost of the pizza is \$8.00 when the radius is 8 inches, find the cost when the radius increases to 10 inches. Click here to see answer by mananth(12269)

 Question 385426: the ratio of male to female students at a certian university is 5 to 4. if there is a total of 10, 350 students, find the number of male students and the number of female students. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 385427: one positive number is 5 larger than another number. the sum of their squares is 53. find the numbers. Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 386225: If a snowman's hand is 5", how tall is the snowman? Please explain and show your work, so I will know how to figure it out. Thanks!! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 386263: A flagpole casts a shadow of 36 feet. If a man 6 feet tall casts a shadow 8 feet long at the same time and location, how tall is the flagpole? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 386264: Julie worked 32 hours last week and was paid \$256. At the same rate, what will Julie be paid if she works 40 hours this week? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 386265: At a certain high school, the ratio of boys to girls is 5 to 4. If there are 2400 boys, how many girls are there? Click here to see answer by mananth(12269)

 Question 386266: The ratio of boys to girls in a math class is 2 : 3. There are 18 girls in the class. How many students are in the class? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 385987: The amount of corn chips dispensed into a 12-ounce bag by the dispensing machine has been identified as possessing a normal distribution with a mean of 12.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.2 ounce. What proportion of the 12 ounce bags contain more than the advertised 12 ounces of chips? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 386282: The ratio of flour to sugar in a recipe is 3 to 2. The recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups of flour, how much sugar is needed? Click here to see answer by gwendolyn(128)

 Question 386277: If Sarah paid \$36 for a dozen golf balls, what is the cost for one ball? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 386268: If a gallon of paint covers 450 square feet, how many gallons of paint are needed to paint a room that is 1350 square feet? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 386339: If a 0.27 cm long diamond appears to be 13.5 cm long under a microscope, what is the power of the microscope? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 386262: A flagpole casts a shadow of 36 feet. If a man 6 feet tall casts a shadow 8 feet long at the same time and location, how tall is the flagpole? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 386278: During the first day of a trip, Mike drove 264 miles and used 8 gallons of gasoline. At this rate, how many gallons of gasoline will Mike use for a 1650 mile trip? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 386381: x/5 = 3x-4 / 7 (that's 3x-4 over 7....3x-4 / 7 not 3x - 4/7) Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 386697: how many gallons of milk will 16 babies drink in 20 days? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 1021: 20% of what number is 8? How do you figure this? or how would you get the answer? Click here to see answer by mariam(1)