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 Question 217938: a rectangle is twice as long as it is wide and its area is 98 square meters. Find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 218159: The length of a rectangle is 5 more than twice its width. If the width is decreased by 3 and the length by 1, the perimeter becomes four-fifths of the original. Find the original dimensions of the rectangle. Please send me the solution as soon as possible. Thanks MATH Masters~ Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 218184: A convex pentagon has three right angles. The other two angles are congruent to each other. What is the measure, in degrees, of one of these other angles? Click here to see answer by Theo(3556)

 Question 218034: Dalton has a closed rectangular box with a square base at least 10 inches long have a surface area of 900 square inches. what dimensions will give the box a maximum volume? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 218299: A rectangle has a perimeter of 100 inches. Its length is (7x + 2) and its width is (5x). What is the value of x and find the actual measurement of the length and width. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)
 Question 218299: A rectangle has a perimeter of 100 inches. Its length is (7x + 2) and its width is (5x). What is the value of x and find the actual measurement of the length and width. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 218772: if a right triangle has a area 180cm^(2) and hypotenuse 41 cm, find the length of the two legs Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 218862: A 4 ft piece of PVC pipe is cut in three pieces. The longest piece is 12 in. longer than twice the smallest piece. The middle piece is 6 in. less than the longest piece. How long is each piece? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 219004: a.Identify the slope and the vertical intercept of the graph. y= 1/3x-4 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 219166: The lenght of a rectangle is 3 time the width. The perimeter is 120m. Find the lenght and width Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 219354: Word problem from instructor: Farmer Jones has 385 yards of #38 ga. chicken wire fencing material available with which to build a rectangular chicken pen alongside a river, using the river as one side of the pen (so that the fencing material is not used for the side of the pen adjacent to the river). Letting L represent the length of the pen side parallel to the river, and W represent the length of the pen side perpendicular to the river, find the value of L which will yield the pen of largest area. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 219421: If the radius of a circle were increased by 2 inches, the area would be increased by 32pi square inches. What is the radius? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4670)

 Question 219578: For a fixed area, the length of a rectangle is inversly proportional to its width. A rectangle has a width of 18 feet and a length of 12 feet. If the length is increased to 16 feet, find the width. Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 219702: Hi, I want to make a planter box for my garden. I know someone with 20 pieces of 2" by 6" by 10'. If I want my box 10' long by 3' wide and 1'tall how many pieces should I get? I cannot get it! Thank you, I hope you can help asap. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 220403: the number of diagonals that can be drawn from one vertex in a convex polygon that has n verticles Click here to see answer by Theo(3556)

 Question 220405: In a right triangle, one of the acute angles is fourteen times as large as the other acute angle. what are measures of the two acute angles? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 220817: Radius of a sphere is given by the formula r=(0.75v/pie)^1/3 where v is its volume, find the radius of a spherical tank that has a volume of 32pie/3 cubic meters Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 220908: The perimeter of a rectangle is 230 inches. The length exceeds the width by 47 inches. Find the length and the width. The length is _____ inches. Thank you =) Click here to see answer by rdamanik(3)

 Question 220912: The Everton College store paid \$1650 for an order of 47 calculators. The store paid \$8 for each scientific calculator. The others, all graphing calaulators, cost the store \$57 each. How many of each type of calculator was ordered? The store ordered ___ scientific calculators and ___ graphing calculators. Thank you =) Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 220913: Snookers Lumber can convert logs into lumber or plywood. In a given day, the mill turns twice as many units of plywwod as lumber. It makes a profit of \$20 on a unit of lumber and \$50 on a unit of plywood. How many of each unit must be produced and sold in order to make a profit of \$12,480? Snookers Lumber must produce and sell ___ units of lumber and ___ units of plywood to make a profit of \$12,480. Thank you for your help :) Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 221143: a rectangle with an area of 112 aquares yards has length 6 yards more than its width. find the perimeter of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 221294: 5.On a sunny day, a building and its shadow form the sides of a right triangle. If the hypotenuse is 32 m long and the shadow is 24 m, how tall is the building? Click here to see answer by sofiyac(946)

 Question 221381: A red ball and a green ball are simultaneously tossed in to the air. The red bass is given an initial velocity of 96 feet per second, and its height t seconds after it is tossed is -16^2+96tfeet. The green ball is given an initial velocity of 80 feet persecond, and its height t seconds after it is tossed is -16t^2+80t feet. Find a polynomial d(t) that represents the fiddference in the heights of the two balls, how much higher is the reball 2 seconds after the balls are tossed. In reality, when does the difference in the deights stop increasing? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 221552: A 5-foot post casts an 8-foot shadow. A nearby tree casts a 48-foot shadow. How tall is the tree? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 221586: The perimeter of a rectangular playground area is 308 feet. If the length of the playground is 34 feet more than twice the width, find the length and width of the playground. To earn credit, you MUST construct an algebraic equation with a variable and solve using algebra steps. Click here to see answer by sofiyac(946)

 Question 222120: A rectangle has a width of 10 inches and an area of 5 sqaure inches. What is the length of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 222229: A quare rug has an area of 36 square feet. How long is one side of the rug? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 222206: bobby built a fence around his turtle bowl that has primeter of 128 cm. the length is 8cm longer than 3 times the width. find the length and width. the sum of 38 and twice a number is 124. find the number. five more than three times a number is 197. find the number. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 222420: What is the volume of a cube whose surface area is 294? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4670)
 Question 222420: What is the volume of a cube whose surface area is 294? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 222419: By what percent does the volume of a cube increase when the length of each of its sides is tripled? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 222418: The length, width, and height of a rectangular solid are in ratio of 4:3:2. If the volume of the box is 648, what is the total surface area of the box? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 222417: 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 jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 222404: two planes leave an airport at the same time and fly in opposite directions. one of the planes is flying at 450 mph, and the other is flying 550 mph. in how many hours will they be 2,000 miles apart? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 222514: how soon after six o'clock will the hands of a clock be together? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 222828: The perimeter of a triangle is 51 cm. The lengths of its sides are consecutive odd integers. Find the lengths of all 3 sides. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 222838: The measure of angle XYZ is 46 degrees more than the measure of its supplement. Find measure of angle XYZ. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 222925: Two angles are complementary. The sum of the measure of the first angle and half the second angle is 76 degrees. Find the measures of the angles? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 222978: what is the width of the rectangle of an area of 136 and 8 ft? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 223079: a rectangles has a length of 17 inches more than three times its height. if the perimeter of a rectangle is 458 inches find its dimensions? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 223161: Jennifer ivested three times as much in an account that pays 5% simple interest as she did in an account that pays 2%. If her total annual interest is \$35.70, how much did she invest in each account? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 223177: Two jet leave Atlanta in opposite directions at th same time. The speed of the jet headed east is two times of the jet headed west. In three ours they are 1089 miles apart. Find the speed of each jet. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 223203: A ladder is resting against a wall. The top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 15 feet. Find the length of the ladder if the length is 5 feet more than its distance from the wall. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 222764: Hi, I was wondering if someone could help me with this problem. A right circular cone of height 10m and base radius 5m has density given by p(x) = 100(20 - x) kg/m^3, where x is the perpendicular distance from the base. Find the total mass M of the cone. Thanks, Judy Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 223253: If a wheel travels 1 mile in 1 minute, at a rate of 600 revolutions per minute, what is the diameter of the wheel, in feet? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)