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 Question 175196: a rectangle is three times as long as it is wide . if its length and width are both decresed by 2cm its area is decreased by 36 cm squared . find its original dimensions Click here to see answer by KnightOwlTutor(293)

 Question 175194: The lengthsof the sides of a triangle are consecutive even integers.find the length of the longest side if it is 22 units shorter than the perimeter Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)
 Question 175194: The lengthsof the sides of a triangle are consecutive even integers.find the length of the longest side if it is 22 units shorter than the perimeter Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6627)

 Question 175195: a small city park consists of a rectangler lawn surrounded on all sides by a 330 m squared border of flowers 2.5m wide. find the area of the lawn if the entire park is 5 m longer than it is wide Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175327: the perimeter of a rectangle is 42m . the length of the rectangle is 3m less than twice the width . fine the length and the width of the rectangle . Click here to see answer by actuary(112)

 Question 175457: The area of a square is one third as large as the area of a triangle. One side of the triangle is 9 inches long and the altirude to that side is the same length as a side of the square. What is the length of the side of the square. What is the formula for this word problem? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 175654: the area of sharon's garden is 40 sq ft. list all it's whole number possible lengths and widths. Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 175662: Gina is 5 ft 4 tall and has a shadow of 2ft. The flagpole has a shadow of 8 ft 9 in. What is the height of the flagpole? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28579)

 Question 175730: The width of a pool table is x feet, and the length is 4 feet longer than the width. Find polynomials A(x) and P(x) that represent the area and perimeter of the pool table. Find A(4) and P(4). Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 175903: The supplement of an angle is 10deg. smaller than three times its complement. Find the size of the angle. answer= 40 deg. please show me step by step how to solve Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)
 Question 175903: The supplement of an angle is 10deg. smaller than three times its complement. Find the size of the angle. answer= 40 deg. please show me step by step how to solve Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28579)

 Question 175904: The supplement of an angle is 30 deg. larger than twice its complement. Find the measure of the angle. Answer = 30 deg. Please show me step by step how to solve. Thank you. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28579)

 Question 175943: An airport, a factory, and a shopping center are the vertices of a right triangle formed by three highways.The airport and factory are 6 miles apart.Their distances from the shopping center are 3.6 miles and 4.8 miles respectively.A service road will be constructed from shopping center to the highway that connects the airport and factory.What is the shortest possible length for the service road?Round to the nearest hundredth. Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 176165: the perimeter of a hexagonal box measures 42m.what is the area? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 176180: A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100ft of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 176361: A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100ft of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area? Please help I have never been good with word problems. Thank you Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 176480: "A certain angle is 30 degrees less than 4 times it's compliment. Find the angle's supplement." I need a step by step answer to the above word problem. Thank you in advance. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 176501: when do you think it is posible for three lenghts to make or not make a triangle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 176945: an observation helicopter using a laser devide determines the helicopter is 1800 m from a boat in distress. The helicopter is 1200 m from a rescue boat.the angle formed between the helicopter and the two boats is 35 degrees. how far apart are the boats ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 177248: What is the length of each side of a 24 sided polygon with a diameter of 39 inches? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 177419: x varies directly as the square of s and inversely as t. How does x change when s is doubled? When both s and t are doubled? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177418: One eighth of the square root of 7 less than a number is 2. What is the number? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177370: If the sides of a square are lengthened by 7cm, the area becomes 121 cm squared. Find the length of a side of the original square. I have no idea what I am doing, please help Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 177443: In a triangle, one angle is 4 times the measure of the second angle. the third angle is seven times the measure of the second angle. find the measure of each angle. hint: draw and label a diagram. Thanks for helping me out on this! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177473: The perimeter of one square is 36 inches more than the perimeter of a second square, and the area of the first square is 243 square inches more than the area of the second square. Find the area of the larger square. I have tried working this out and I came up with the side of the larger square being x +9,and I don't know if I'm on the right track. I know a perimeter is 4s and area is s^2, but I don't know exactly what to do, and need step by step instructions. Thanks!!! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177578: If Peter received grades of 88, 83, 75, and 80 on four tests in English, what is the minimum grade he has to score on the fifth test to have an average of at least 85 for the course. Use the five step method to solve. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177577: The perimeter of a rectangular yard is 290 feet. If its length is 25 feet greater than its width, what are the dimensions of the yard. Use the five step method to solve. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 177577: The perimeter of a rectangular yard is 290 feet. If its length is 25 feet greater than its width, what are the dimensions of the yard. Use the five step method to solve. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 177576: Two planes leave O'Hare Airport in Chicago a the same time. One flies directly east at 540 miles per hour. The other flies directly west at 720 miles per hour. How long will it take them to be 1890 miles apart? Use the five step method to solve. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 177688: What does it mean to refer to a 20-in TV set or a 25-in TV set? Such units refer to the diagonal of the screen. A 30-in TV set also has a width of 24 inches. What is its height? Please help Thank you Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 177873: If the complement of an angle is 5degrees less than one-sixth of its supplement. Find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 177879: Abby has 37 coins, consisting only of dimes and quarters, worth \$7.45. How many dimes and how many quarters does she have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 177875: If triangle ABC angle B is 8Degrees less than one half of angle A and angle C is 28 degress larger than angle A. Find the measues of the three angles of the triangle. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 177875: If triangle ABC angle B is 8Degrees less than one half of angle A and angle C is 28 degress larger than angle A. Find the measues of the three angles of the triangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 177878: A collection of 70 coins consisting of dimes, quarters, and half-dollars has a value of \$17.75. There are three times as many quarters as dimes. Find the number of each kind of coin. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1423)

 Question 178014: Is it possible for a leg of a right triangle to be longer than its hypotenuse? If it is, when does this occur? IF it is not, why not? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 178136: A photo is 4 inches longer than it is wide. A 3 inch border is placed around the photo making the total area of the photo and border 165 square inches. What are the dimensions of the photo? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 178183: The length of a rectangle is twice its width. Find its length if the perimeter is 84 feet. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 178137: A rectangular patio is 7ft longer than it is wide. Determine the dimensions of the patio if it measures 13 ft diagonally. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 178453: the perimeter of field is 96m and the length is 12 m more than the width. find the length and the width Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 178300: A photo is 4 inches longer than its width. A 3 inch border is placed around the photo making the total area around the photo and border 165 square inches. What are the dimensions of the photo Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 178865: You are taking a pottery class. As an assignment, you are given a lump of clay whose volume is 200 cubic centimeters and asked to make a cylindrical pencil holder. The pencil holder should be 9 cm high and have an inner radius of 3 cm. What thickness x should your pencil holder have if you want to use all the clay? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 178896: the dimensions of triangle 2 are 4 times those of triangle 1. how many times greater is the area of triangle than the area of triangle 1? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 179022: One egg has 75 calories. One slice of bacon has 38 calories.How many calories are in breakfast of 2 eggs and 4 slices of bacon? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

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