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 Question 118402: A dance pad is SQUARE, and has an area of 45 Square Feet. How long is one side of the dance pad (to the nearest thousandth??? Answer____________ feet Also, if the square dance pad is increase in size so that an area of 53 sq. ft. How many feet would the lenght of a side of the dance pad INCREASE??? Show your work. __________ Thank you Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 119122: A rectangluar swimming pool is 16 ft by 40ft. A tarp to go over the pool also covers a strip of equal width surrounding the pool. If the area of the tarp is 1100 ft, how wide is the covered strip around the pool, round to the nearest tenth of a foot. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 119122: A rectangluar swimming pool is 16 ft by 40ft. A tarp to go over the pool also covers a strip of equal width surrounding the pool. If the area of the tarp is 1100 ft, how wide is the covered strip around the pool, round to the nearest tenth of a foot. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 119472: 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 ft^2 , what is the width of the path? So if I squared 20, 30, 400 And I get something like 30 ft, would I be terribly wrong? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 113288: The length of a rectangle is 4 less than 3 times the width. If the perimeter is 40, find the dimensions of the rectangle. What is this answer?? Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 Question 119652: A rectangular garden is to be surrounded by a walkway of constant width. The garden's dimensions are 30 ft by 40 ft. The total area, garden plus walkway, is to be 1800 ft2. What must be the width of the walkway to the nearest thousandth? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 119652: A rectangular garden is to be surrounded by a walkway of constant width. The garden's dimensions are 30 ft by 40 ft. The total area, garden plus walkway, is to be 1800 ft2. What must be the width of the walkway to the nearest thousandth? Click here to see answer by scottjcampbell(5)

 Question 119926: finding the x-intercepts of parabola: y= -x^2+6x-1 please help a. write the equation for the axis of symmetry. b. use the equation to create a table of values for the quadratic equation finding values of both sides of the axis of symmetry. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 120099: the width of a rectangle is 5 less than twice its lenght, if its area is 3 feet square find the lenght and the width of the rectangle five less than the square of a positive number is 1 more than 5 times the number find number Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 120465: The length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft, find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by Caallen2(9)

 Question 120535: If the sides of a square are decreased by 3 cm, the area is decreased by 81cm^2. What were the dimensions of the original square? Could someone please help me, this has thrown me off! Thank you so much in advance. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 120535: If the sides of a square are decreased by 3 cm, the area is decreased by 81cm^2. What were the dimensions of the original square? Could someone please help me, this has thrown me off! Thank you so much in advance. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9681)

 Question 120406: A triangular sail has an area of x^2 + 5x + 6 square meters and a height of x + 3 meters. Find the length of the sail's base. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 120723: A square cardboard of side 20m has a 4m wide border round three of its sides. Find the area of the border. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 120722: Find the number of 15cm square tiles required to cover a rectangular floor 5.4m long and 4.05m wide. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9681)

 Question 120391: Each of the 3 dimensions of a cube with a volume of y^3 cubic centemeters is decreased by a whole number of centimeters. If the new volume is y^3 - 13y^2 + 54y - 72 cubic centimeters and the new width is y - 6 centimeters, then what are the new length and height? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 120938: The length of a rectangle is 1 cm more than 5 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 79 cm2, find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandth. I get so confused on these questions. I am just lost on this. Please help!!! Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 120938: The length of a rectangle is 1 cm more than 5 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 79 cm2, find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandth. I get so confused on these questions. I am just lost on this. Please help!!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 121083: If the surface area of a right circular cylinder is 12pie and the height is 1, what is its radius? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 121304: Business and finance: The demand equation for a certain type of printer is given by D = -200p + 35,000 the supply equation is predicted to be S = -p^2 + 400p - 20,000 Find the equilibrium price. I would really appreciate some help on this, Thank you very much. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 121302: Science and medicine: A ball is thrown upward from the roof of a building 100m tall width the initial velocity of 20 m/s. When will the ball reach the height of 80 m? I would really appreciate some help on this, Thank you very much. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 121298: Science and medicine: The equation h = -16t^2 + 112t gives the height of an arrow, shot upward from the ground with an initial velocity of 112 ft/s, where t is the time after the arrow loeaves the ground. Find the time it takes for the arrow to reach a height of 180 ft. I would really appreciate some help on this, Thank you very much. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 121588: A stained-glass window is being designed in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle, as shown in the figure. The width of the window is to be 3 feet, but the height h is yet to be determined. If 23 ft 2 of glass is to be used, find the height h. Please round the answer to the nearest hundredth. Enter your answer as a number without the units. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 121582: A stained-glass window is being designed in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle, as shown in the figure. The width of the window is to be 3 feet, but the height h is yet to be determined. If 23 ft 2 of glass is to be used, find the height h. Please round the answer to the nearest hundredth. Enter your answer as a number without the units. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121611: I accidently signed up to be a tutor. can someone please tell me how to cancel tha. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121608: In a triangle whose perimeter is 40 cm, the length of the longest side is four cm less than the sum of th lengths of the other sides. The length of the shortest side is four cm more than the difference between the lengths of the other sides. What is the length of the longest side? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)
 Question 121608: In a triangle whose perimeter is 40 cm, the length of the longest side is four cm less than the sum of th lengths of the other sides. The length of the shortest side is four cm more than the difference between the lengths of the other sides. What is the length of the longest side? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 121608: In a triangle whose perimeter is 40 cm, the length of the longest side is four cm less than the sum of th lengths of the other sides. The length of the shortest side is four cm more than the difference between the lengths of the other sides. What is the length of the longest side? Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 121605: The demand and supply equations for a certain item are given by D = –5p + 40 S = –p2 + 30p – 8 Find the equilibrium price. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121602: I really need help with this. Thank you very much The length of a rectangle is 3 cm more than 2 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 99 cm2, find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandth. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 121681: Hi, I would really like to know if these two equations are the same. x^2 = 3x + 12 re-wrote as x^2 + 3x = 12 x^2+3x=12 x^2+ 3x+ (3/2)^2=12+(3/2)^2 (x+3/2)^2= √57/4 x+ 3/2= + √(57/4)=+ √((3^1*〖19〗^1)/2^2 )=+ √57/2 = x+ 3/2= - √(57/4)=- √((3^1*〖19〗^1)/2^2 )- √57/2 x+3/(2 )– 3/2=+√57/2-3/2 x+3/(2 )– 3/2=-√57/2-3/2 x=-3/2+ √57/2 x=-3/2- √57/2 x^2+3x=12 (-3/2+ √57/2)^2+3*(-3/2+ √57/2)=12 (-3/2- √57/2)^2+3*(-3/2- √57/2)=12 Thank you. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 121776: Find the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides 5 inches and 10 inches. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 122205: a swimming pool is 20 feet wide and 40 feet long it is surrounded by square tiles each 1 foot by 1 foot. how many tiles are there surrounding the pool? Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)

 Question 122350: Christine has a solar panel with a width of 21 in. To get the proper inclination for her climate, she needs a right triangle support frame that has one leg twice as long as the other. To the nearest tenth of an inch, what dimensions should the frame have? Hint: Do not round your answer(s) until the very end. Shorter side=? Longer side=? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 122350: Christine has a solar panel with a width of 21 in. To get the proper inclination for her climate, she needs a right triangle support frame that has one leg twice as long as the other. To the nearest tenth of an inch, what dimensions should the frame have? Hint: Do not round your answer(s) until the very end. Shorter side=? Longer side=? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 122350: Christine has a solar panel with a width of 21 in. To get the proper inclination for her climate, she needs a right triangle support frame that has one leg twice as long as the other. To the nearest tenth of an inch, what dimensions should the frame have? Hint: Do not round your answer(s) until the very end. Shorter side=? Longer side=? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 122354: The Diaz family went to the Dizzy Amusement park. The tickets cost \$73 for 3 adults and 5 children. The Anderson family paid \$93 for 7 adults and 2 children. The Owens-Faulkner family reunion will need tckets for 55 adult and 53 children. What will the total cost for the Owens-Faulkner family reunion to enter the amusement park?[No group discounts were given.] Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 122623: If each dimension of a rectangle were increased by 5 feet, the area would be increased by 95 feet and one dimension would become twice the other. Find the original dimensions. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 122737: A rectangle has vertices Q(5,6), R(5,-3), S(1,-3), and T(1,6). Find a) the perimeter b) the area Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 122761: Solve. The longer leg of a right triangle is 3 cm less than twice the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 18 cm long. Find the length of the shorter leg. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9681)
 Question 122761: Solve. The longer leg of a right triangle is 3 cm less than twice the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 18 cm long. Find the length of the shorter leg. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 122955: Originally a rectangle was twice as long as it was wide. When 5m was subtracted from its length and 3m from its width, the resulting rectangle had an area of 55m squared. Find the dimensions of the new rectangle. Click here to see answer by infinity9001(2)

 Question 123075: Julia's soybean field is 3 m longer than it is wide. To increase her production, she plans to increase both the length and width by 2 m. If the new field is 46m2 larger than the old field then what are the dimensions of the the old field? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 123188: The measure of angle #1 is 43 derees, The measure of angle #2 is equal to 86 degrees, What is the measurement of angle #3. Answers are: 1). 137degrees, 2). 94 degree 3). 129 degree 4). 172 degree and 5). 51 degrees I picked the answer----51 degrees a right angle with a line goes off bottom leg toward the top to make a 43 degree angle on top of the top leg of the triangle. Right angle is 86 degrees inside (< ) do not know how to draw this, maybe you can figure what I am askng . Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 123553: The perimeter of a rectangle is 114 ft.Its length is 3 more than 2x its width.Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

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