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 Question 347333: B is the midpoint of line AC. AB = 8v, AC = 2v + 42. What is BC? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 347410: If two sides of a square field were increased by five feet, the area of the field would increase by 245 ft2. Find the area of the original space. Thanks Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 347598: Suppose that the width of a cube is twice the width of a second cube. How do the volumes of the cubes compare Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 347668: Suppose there are two cubes, with the first cube having a side of h, and the second cube having a side of 5h. What is the relation of the volume of the first cube to the volume of the second? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 347616: A bicycle tire travels about 50.27 inches during one rotation of the wheel. What is the diameter of the tire? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 347648: THE PERIMETER OF A CERTAIN SQUARE IS THE SAME AS THE PERIMETER OF A CERTAIN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE. AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE IS A TRIANGLE IN WHICH ALL THREE SIDES HAVE THE SAME LENGTH. EACH SIDE OF THE TRIANGLE IS 1 INCH LONGER THAN A SIDE OF THE SQUARE. HOW LONG IS A SIDE OF THE SQUARE? HOW LONG IS A SIDE OF THE TRIANGLE? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 347666: Given a rectangular prism with dimensions w = 3, l = 4, and h = 6. If you created a second rectangular prism with the length doubled but the height halved (and the width stays the same), which would be the relation of the second volume to the first volume? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 347646: THE MEASURE OF ONE ANGLE OF A TRIANGLE IS 10 DEGREES MORE THAN THE MEASURE OF THE SMALLEST ANGLE. THE MEASURE OF THE THIRD ANGLE IS 50 DEGREES MORE THAN THE MEASURE OF THE SMALLEST ANGLE. WHAT ARE THE MEASURES OF THE ANGLES OF THE TRIANGLE? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347643: A RECTANGULAR PARK WAS BUILT SO THAT ITS LENGTH IS 3 TIMES ITS WIDTH. THE PERIMETER OF THE PARK IS 24 YARDS. WHAT ARE TEH WIDTH AND LENGTH OF THE PARK? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347635: A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular region, using part of his barn for one side and fencing for the other three sides. If the side parallel to the barn is to be three times the length of an adjacent side, and the area of the region is to be , how many feet of fencing should be purchased? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347615: A dinner plate fits snugly in a square box with perimeter 48 inches . what is the circumference of the plate ? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347708: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 22 m long. The length of one leg is 10 m less than the other. Find the lengths of the legs. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347856: A circle is inscribed in a square, which is circumscribed by another circle. If the diagonal of square is 2x, find the ratio of the area of the large circle to the area of the small circle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 347999: Tom wants to build a fence around his rectangular swimming pool. The dimensions of the pool are 18 feet by 22feet. He wants the border around the pool to be of uniform width. If he has 60 yards of fencing, find the width of the border. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 348041: the length of a rectangle is 7 inches less than 3 times its width. if the perimeter of the rectangle is 50 inches, what are its dimensions? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 348036: What formula would i use for this problem? A rectangular picture frame of uniform width has outer dimensions of 12 by 18 inches. Describe the process to decide how wide (to the nearest tenthof an inch) must the frame be to display an area of 140 sqaure inches? Thankyou Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 348109: Boxes are made by cutting 8 cm squares from the corners of sheets of cardboard and then folding. The sheets of cardboard are 6 cm longer than they are wide. For the sheet of cardboard whose width is x cm, find expressions, in terms of xm for: (i)(a) Length of the sheet b) The length of the finished box c) Width of the finished box (ii)Show that the volume of the box is 8x^2 - 208x + 1280cm^3 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 348139: Two angles are compliments and one lacks 8 degrees of being twice the other. What are the angles? Thank you Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 348139: Two angles are compliments and one lacks 8 degrees of being twice the other. What are the angles? Thank you Click here to see answer by london maths tutor(243)

 Question 348137: Alfonzo' pizzeria bakes olive pieces in the outer crust of its 20 inch (diameter) pizza . there is at least one olive piece per inch of crust . how many olive pieces will you get in one slice of pizza ? assume the pizza is cut into eight slices Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 348401: May is building a fence around the outer edge of a rectangular garden plot that is 25ft by 45 ft. She will set the posts 5 feet apart. How many will she need? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347530: the length of a rectangle is 7 inches longer than twice the width. What are the diemsions of the rec. if its perimeter is 74 Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 348552: find the side length of a square with an area of 192 square metres Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 348189: Wendy, a landscaper, who just completed a rectangular flower garden measuring 25 feet by 15 feet, orders 3 cubic yards of pre-mixed cement, all of which is to be used to create a border of uniform width around the garden. If the border is to have a depth of 3 inches, how wide will the border be? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 348776: I need length and width of triangle. 400=2l+40+2w Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 349058: what will happen to the volume of a cube if its side 12cm is tripled? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 349178: The sum of the measure of the two angles is 180 degrees. If the difference between their angle measures 32 degrees, find the measure of each angle. Thank you Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 349189: A landscaping company is laying out a triangular flower bed. The height of the triangle is 12ft. What lengths of the base will make the area at least 168ft-sq. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 349189: A landscaping company is laying out a triangular flower bed. The height of the triangle is 12ft. What lengths of the base will make the area at least 168ft-sq. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 349250: A large pipe is placed next to a wall and a 1 ft high block is placed 5 ft from the wall to keep the pipe in place as show in the figure. What is the radius of the pipe ? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 349385: What will happen to the volume of a cube if its side 12cm is tripled? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 349356: A square piece of cardboard is 12 inches on a side. A square piece x inches on a side is cut out from each corner. The flaps are then turned up to form an open box. Find polynomials that represent the volume and outside surface area of the box. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 349565: A large wheel and smaller wheel interlocking .The smaller wheel radius 5.23 cm and large wheel radius 8.16 cm.The rotation of the smaller wheel causes the larger wheel to rotate. Through how many degrees will the larger wheel rotate if the smaller one rotates through 60.0 degrees ? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 349678: write an equation of a parabola that passes through the points (1,4), (-1,-6), and (2,18) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 349795: the perimeter of a rectangle is 76m. the length is 4m. less than 5 times the width. find the dimensions Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 349920: If you cut out the largest possible circular pie crust for a square piece of dough that is "d" inches on a side, what is the area of the remaining dough? Express your answer as polynomial in "d". Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 349969: the second angle of a tirnagle is three times the first and the third is 12 degrees less than twice the first. find the measure of the triangle. Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 349938: what is the area of a square with a diagonal length of 100 cm? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 349986: A homeowner is covering his patio with carpet squares, the area of the patio is 100 feet square, if each carpet square measures 8 inches by 8 inches, how many squares will it take to cover the patio? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 349989: A landscaper, who just completed a rectangular flower garden measuring 6 feet by 10 feet, orders 1 cubic yard of premixed cement, all of which is to be used to create a border of uniform width around the garden. If the border is to have a depth of 3 inches, how wide will the border be? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 350080: The perimeter of a room is 66 feet.the ratio of its length to its width is 6:5. you want to tile the floor with 12 inch square tiles. find the length and width of the room and the area of the floor. how many tiles will you need ?the tile cost \$1.98 each. what is the total cost to tile the floor ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 350077: A triangle has side lengths 20, 21 and 29. Find the radii of the inscribed and circumscribed circles Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 350112: If the area of a right triangle is 24 square inches and the hypotenuse is 12 inches, find the lengths of the legs of the triagle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350243: a rectangular field 70m long and 50m wide has a path of uniform width around it . if the area of the path is 1024 sq.cm.find the width of the path Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 350245: 1.a rectangular field 70m long and 50m wide has a path of uniform width around it . if the area of the path is 1024 sq.cm.find the width of the path 2.The base and height of a triangle are (x+3) and (2x-5)cm respectively if the area of the triangle is 20 sq.cm find x 3.The length of a rectangle is 5cm longer than its width and its area is 66 sq.cm find the perimeter of the rectangle Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

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