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 Question 114084: how do i solve this word problem ? . The area of a rectangle is 24 square meters. Find the length and width of the rectangle if its length is 2 meters greater than its width. Use an equation and the formula ® area of a rectangle = (width)(length). Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)
 Question 114084: how do i solve this word problem ? . The area of a rectangle is 24 square meters. Find the length and width of the rectangle if its length is 2 meters greater than its width. Use an equation and the formula ® area of a rectangle = (width)(length). Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 114255: If the sides of a square are decreased by 2 cm, the area is decreased by 36 cm squared. What were the dimensions of the original square? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 114323: A certain brand of razor blades c omes in packages of 6, 12, and 24 blades, costing \$2, \$3, \$4 per packages. a store sold 12 packages containing a total of 162 blades razor blades and took in \$35. How many packages of each types of each types were sold? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 114410: If P(4,-5) is a point on the graph of the function y=f(x), find the corresponding point on the graph of y=2f(x-6) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 114394: If the sides of a square are decreased by 2cm, the area is decreased by 36 cm squared. What were the dimensions of the original square? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 114160: From a stationary hot-air balloon 500ft above the ground, two sightings of a lake are made. One at the farthest end of the lake at an angle of depression of 25 degress and another at the nearest end of the lake at an angle of depression of 65 degress. How long is the lake? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 114556: A rectangular parcel of land is 70ft longer than it is wide. Each diagonal between opposite corbers is 130ft. What are the demensions of the parcel? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 114473: the perimeter of a rectangle is 240cm . if the lenght is decreased .if the lenght is decreased by 10% and its breadth is increased by 20% we get the same perimeter. find the lenght and breadth of the rectangle Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15651)

 Question 114907: A homeowner wishes to insulate her attic with fibergrlass insulation to conserve energy. The insulation comes in 40-cm wide rolls that are cut to fit between the rafters in the attic. if the roof is 6m from peark to eave and the attic space is 2 m high atthe peak, how long does each of the pieces of insulation need to be? round to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115240: I need help with this one. A room has an area of 300 square fee. One dimension is 5 feet more than the other. Find the dimensions of the room. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 115254: a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder touches the wall at the height of 18 ft. find the length of the ladder if the length is 6 ft more than its distance from the wall Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 115254: a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder touches the wall at the height of 18 ft. find the length of the ladder if the length is 6 ft more than its distance from the wall Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 115369: Please help ! An architect has designed a motel pool within a rectangular area that is fenced on three sides as shown in the figure. If she uses 60 yards of fencing to enclose an area of 352 square yards, then what are the dimensions for Length and Width assuming that length is greater than width. Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)

 Question 115374: The base of a ladder is 2 feet away from the wall. The top of the ladder is 15 feet from the floor. Find the length of the ladder to the nearest thousandth. A) 15.133 feet B) 13.001 feet C) 17.434 feet D) 14.112 feet Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 115645: A backyard has dimensions 1 1/3 yards by 3 4/5 yards. What is the area of the back yard in square yards (yd2)? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 116139: A solid metal cube of side 6 inches is placed in a rectangular tank whose length, width, and height are 1, 2, and 3 feet. What is the volume, in cubic units, of water that the tank can now hold? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 116139: A solid metal cube of side 6 inches is placed in a rectangular tank whose length, width, and height are 1, 2, and 3 feet. What is the volume, in cubic units, of water that the tank can now hold? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 116168: solve and check each of the following equations for x. 5/x+6+2/x^2+7x+6=3/x+1 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 116263: suppose that 2 poles are 96 feet apart. One pole is 12 feet high, the second one is 52 feet high. There is a wire from the top of each pole to the base on the other pole. How high above the ground do the wires cross? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 116184: Solve the problem. The perimeter of a rectangle is 62 m. If the width were doubled and the length were increased by 21 m, the perimeter would be 120 m. What are the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 116850: The length of a rectangle is 10 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 32 in., find the width of the rectangle. Thanks so much! Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 116944: Construction. A garden area is 30 ft long and 20 ft wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400 , what is the width of the path? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15651)

 Question 117653: The length of a rectangular playing field is 5ft less than twice its width.If the perimeter of the playing field is 230ft find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9676)
 Question 117653: The length of a rectangular playing field is 5ft less than twice its width.If the perimeter of the playing field is 230ft find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 117873: A ball is thrown upward from the roof of a building 100 m tall with an initial velocity of 20 m/s. When will the ball reach a height of 80 m? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)
 Question 117873: A ball is thrown upward from the roof of a building 100 m tall with an initial velocity of 20 m/s. When will the ball reach a height of 80 m? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 117652: The length of a rectangular playing field is 5ft less than twice its width.If the perimeter of the playing field is 230ft find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 117900: Geometry. The length of a rectangle is 1 cm longer than its width. If the diagonal of the rectangle is 4 cm, what are the dimensions (the length and the width) of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 117871: Geometry. The length of a rectangle is 1 cm longer than its width. If the diagonal of the rectangle is 4 cm, what are the dimensions (the length and the width) of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15651)
 Question 117871: Geometry. The length of a rectangle is 1 cm longer than its width. If the diagonal of the rectangle is 4 cm, what are the dimensions (the length and the width) of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 118024: If the perimeter of a rectangle is 26 ft and the width is 10 ft find its length? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 118092: Solve. A homeowner wishes to insulate her attic with fiberglass insulation to conserve energy. The insulation comes in 40-cm wide rolls that are cut to fit between the rafters in the attic. If the roof is 7 m from peak to eave and the attic space is 3 m high at the peak, how long does each of the pieces of insulation need to be? Round to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 118075: Solve. A homeowner wishes to insulate her attic with fiberglass insulation to conserve energy. The insulation comes in 40-cm wide rolls that are cut to fit between the rafters in the attic. If the roof is 7 m from peak to eave and the attic space is 3 m high at the peak, how long does each of the pieces of insulation need to be? Round to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 117103: The length of a rectangular piece of sheet is 2 in. longer than the width. Find the exact dimensions if the area of the sheet is 168 square in. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 117103: The length of a rectangular piece of sheet is 2 in. longer than the width. Find the exact dimensions if the area of the sheet is 168 square in. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 118194: I really need some help on this. The length of a rectangle is 2 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 34 in., find the dimensions of the rectangle. Thanks! Click here to see answer by sajankumar(7)

 Question 118211: heloo! i need some help on this question the length of a rectangle is 5cm longer than its width. The perimeter is 54cm. Find the dimensions of the rectangle.?? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 118270: In triangle ABC, the measure of angle C=90, the measure of angle B=30, AC=6x^2-4x, and AB=2x. Find the value of x. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15651)

 Question 118284: Martina leaves home at 9 A.M., bicycling at a rate of 24 mi/h. Two hours later, John leaves, driving at the rate of 48 mi/h. At what time will John catch up with Martina? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 118338: Samantha had a snapshot that is 3.75 inches wide and 6.5 inches high. She cut a strip off of the top of the snapshot so that an enlargement will fit into a frame that measures 5 inches by 8 inches. What were the dimensions of the strip that she cut off of the original snapshot? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9676)

 Question 118353: The height h in feet of an object after t seconds is given by the function h=-16t^2+30t+7. How long will it take the object to hit the ground? Round your answer to the nearest thousandth. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 118352: The length of a rectangle is 2 cm more than 5 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 68 cm^2, find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandth. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)
 Question 118352: The length of a rectangle is 2 cm more than 5 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 68 cm^2, find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandth. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 118356: Beginning witha fixed length of fence, a free-standing rectangular enclosure is built so that it encircles the maximum area. Show that this enclosure is actually a square. Remember that all squares are rectangles. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

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