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 Question 18096: perimeter of rectangle is 64 centimeters length is 4 centimeters less than twice the width what is lenght and width? thanks Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 18322: Directions: find the measure of the given angles. An angle whose supplement is 3 times the measure of its complement. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)
 Question 18322: Directions: find the measure of the given angles. An angle whose supplement is 3 times the measure of its complement. Click here to see answer by Ms Ladii(3)

 Question 18611: The length of one of the equal legs of an isosceles triangle is 8 cm less than 4 times the length of the base. If the perimeter is 29 cm, find the length of one of the equal legs. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 18709: Given the following measures of a vertex angle of a regular polygon,determine how many sides it has. A.150 B.156 C.174 D.178 Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 18728: What are the length and width of a rectangle that has a perimeter of 98 cm and a diagonal of 35 cm? Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 19349: Please help! 1. One angle of a triangle measures 10 degrees more than the second. The measure of the third angle is twice the sum of the first two angles. Find the measure of the angle in the triangle that has the greatest measure. A. 90 degree B. 120 degree C. 135 degree D. 140 degree 2. The measure of the vertex angle of any isosceles triangle is 5 degrees less than twice the measure of a base angle. Find the measure of a base angle. A. 43.75degree B. 46.25 degree C. 87.5 degree D. 92.5 degree Thanks so much. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 19480: 121 angle /and 5 angle. what is the remaining angle? Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 19628: The question: Suppose that the length of a rectangle is one and one-third times as long as its width. The area of the rectangle is 48 square centimeters. Find the length and width of the rectangle. I need help devising/solving the equation: a=lw 48=(1 and 1/3)(L)(W) Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 19627: The problem: The combined are of two squares is 26 square meters. The sides of the larger square are five times as long as the sides of the smaller squarer. Find the dimensions of each of the squares? I need help with devising the equation. Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 19784: Here is the question below. I need to define the variable for x and y, write the appropriate equations, and solve the equation by either substitution, addition, or graphically. We were given multiple word problems and I am down to the last five and this is one of them. THX! - The perimeter of a rectangle is 112m. If the width were doubled and the length were increased by 23m, the perimeter would be 232m. What are the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 19984: There is the square ABCD. Trace a line between corner A and midpoint E of side DC. Trace another line between corner A and point F of side DC such that AF equals AB+FC. Prove that angle DAE is half of angle FAB. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 20178: A flag pole 20 feet high casts a shadow of 5 feet. At the same time, a nearby building casts a 20-foot shadow. How many feet high is the building? ( the ground is level and both the building and the flagpole are perpendicular to the ground) Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 20175: The total length of a fence along the front and one side of a rectangular city lot is 300 feet. If the front fence is twice as long as the side fence, how many feet long is the side fence? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 20366: In a triangle, the measure of the second angle is six times the measure of the first angle. The measure of the third angle is 18 degrees less than the sum of the measures of the second angle and the square of the first angle. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 20469: what is the square root of 82 and round to the nearest thousandth thanks! Click here to see answer by prabhjyot(164)

 Question 20473: a flagpole 14m high casts a shadow of 8m. how high is a flagpole that casts a shadow of 10m? thanks! Click here to see answer by 302060(1)

 Question 20471: a ladder 12ft long is leaning against a building. how high on the building will the ladder reach when the bottom of the ladder is 5ft from the building? round to the nearest tenth. thank-you Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 20508: The length of a rectangle playing field is 5ft. 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 suresh(20)

 Question 20579: I'm having a hard time with this one! a flagpole 14m high casts a shadow of 8m. how high is a flagpole that casts a shadow of 10m? thanks! Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 20580: there are two triangles which ABC and DEF are similar. find side BC. AB=5ft BC=? DE=10FT and EF=12FT.THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!! Click here to see answer by Yazzygurl(2)

 Question 20578: how many gallons of water will fill a fish tank that is 18in long 10in wide and 9in high? round to the nearest tenth. thanks! Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 20577: could someone please help me with this problem? a room 12ft by 16ft is carpeted. at \$18.00 per square yard, how much does it cost to carpet the room? use (9ft^2 = 1yd^2) to solve. thank-you!!!!!! Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 19689: The total length of a fence along the front and one side of a rectangular city lot is 300 feet. If the front fence is twice as long as the side fence, how many feet long is the side fence? Click here to see answer by CertifiedGenius(6)

 Question 21031: what is the number of sides of a convex polygon if the measures of its interior angles have a sum of 1260 degrees? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 21252: If the rectangle's width is tripled and its length is doubled, the perimeter of the new rectangle is 92cm greater than the original perimeter. What is the area of the original rectangle. ^^how in the world would i solve this??? if its possible i would prefer for the answer not to be given but it doesnt matter.^^ Click here to see answer by Photonjohn(42)

 Question 21456: THE LENGTH OF A RECTANGULAR FIELD IS 20 FT LESS THAN TWICE ITS WIDTH. ITS AREA IS 6000 SQ FT. FIND THE LENGTH AND WIDTH. I KNOW AREA=L TIMES W BUT I CANT QUITE FIGURE OUT HOW TO SET IT UP. LENGTH 2W-20=6000 ?????????? THANKS! Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 21475: If the length of a living room is 15 feet, what will that length measure in inches on a blueprint whose scale is 1/6 inch to the foot? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 21474: A carpenter has a piece of lumber measuring 7 feet 6 and 3/4 inches long. How much must the carpenter saw off to be left with a piece 5 feet 11 5/16 inches long? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)
 Question 21474: A carpenter has a piece of lumber measuring 7 feet 6 and 3/4 inches long. How much must the carpenter saw off to be left with a piece 5 feet 11 5/16 inches long? Click here to see answer by fishe20d(2)

 Question 21504: If the length of a living room is 22feet, what will that length measure in inches on a blueprint whose scale is 1/4 inch to the foot? THe answer that I came up with is 5 and 1/2 i just NEED to know if its right Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 21562: Can you show me how to solve this problem using algebra? The length of the rectangle is 3 cm more than twice the width. The perimeter is 60 cm. What is the length and width of this rectangle? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 21555: PLease help me with this problem A piece of cloth measures 2 yards, 1 foot, and 4 inches in length. What is its length in feet? ok there are 3 feet in a yrad. so 2 yards would be 6 feet plus the 1 foot you alerady had so 6 feet+1 foot= 7 feet and 4 inches. Click here to see answer by smartmathgirl(11)

 Question 22018: if it takes 600 feet of fence to enclose a rectangular lot that is 132 feet then how deep in the lot Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)
 Question 22018: if it takes 600 feet of fence to enclose a rectangular lot that is 132 feet then how deep in the lot Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 22199: the sum of double a number,one-third of the number and eight times the number is 155.Find the number Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 22201: anatasia is reading her psychology assignment.She has been assigned 820 pages to read over three diffrent days.On wednesday,she read 40 pages less than twice the number of pages she read on monday.Firday,she read 1/2 the number of pages she read on wednesday.How many pages did she read each day Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 22236: a field shape like a triangle has a perimeter of 224 meters.The length of the second side is twice the length of the first side and the third side is half the length of the first side.Find the length of the three sides Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 22234: a sailor has a rope that is 72 feet long. It is cut into two pieces three fifths as long as the other.Find the length of each piece of rope Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 22237: find the area of a parallelogram whose base is 6 1/4 inches and whose altitude is 7 2/3 inches Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

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