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 Question 350244: 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(57303)

 Question 350246: 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(57303)

 Question 350258: how much is the area of a triangle if the sides of this triangle are 3 feet, 4 feet and 5 feet? How do I calculate this equation? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350219: a boat travel km and back in 1 hour and 45 minutes .if the speed of the current is 3km per hour throughout find the speed of the boat in still water Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 350530: the width of a rectangle storage container is 1.25 times its height . the length of the container is 16 inches and the volume of the container is 2000 cubic inches. find the dimensions of the container Click here to see answer by jjordan95(63)

 Question 350648: A circular path has a diameter of 120 meters. a person average walking speed is 4 kilometers per hour about how many minutes will it take him to walk around the path 3 times ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15648)

 Question 350719: A flower bed is in the shape of a triangle with one side twice the length of the shortest side, and the third side is 13 more feet than the length of the shortest side. Find the dimensions if the perimeter is 181 feet. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 350735: If the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 30 cm long and one leg is twice as long as the other, how long are the legs of the triangle? I think I'm suppose to set it up 30^2=a^2 +2b^2, but I'm not sure. And if it is, I'm not sure how to solve for both a and b. Thanks Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 350796: The perimeter of a rectangle is 254 inches. The length exceeds the width by 63 inches. Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 350795: The perimeter of a rectangle is 254 inches. The length exceeds the width by 63 inches. Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 350810: PROBLEM 1: A rectangle of area 48 sq. ft. is inscribed in a circle of an area 78 4/7sq. ft. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. ( USE 22/7 FOR PI) PROBLEM 2: The area of the rectangle is 350 sq. cm. If the length exceeds 3 times its width by 5, find the dimensions of the rectangle. pls. help me solve this problem. thank you. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 351083: the length of a rectangle is increased by 80%. by what percent would be the width have to be decreased to maintain the same area? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 351080: the area of a right angle triangle is 30 sq. cm and the length of the hypotenuse is 13 sq. cm. the length of the shorter side is? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350858: x represent side length of a square .find a regular polygon with side length x whose perimeter is twice the perimeter of the square. find a regular polygon with side length x whose perimeter is three times the length of the square Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15648)

 Question 351109: x represent the side length of a square .find a regular polygon with side length x whose perimeter is twice perimeter of the square. find a regular polygon with side length x whose perimeter is three times the length of the square Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15648)

 Question 351205: I have to figure out the largest shape that can be done with a perimeter of 200 meters? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 351461: If one of two supplementay angles is 35 degrees larger than the other, find the measure of the smaller angle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 351554: An equilateral triangle with a perimeter of 24 square root (3) is inscribed in circle . find radius of the circle Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 351723: A banner in the shape of an isosceles triangle has a base that is 5 inches shorter than either of the equal sides. If the perimeter of the banner is 37 inches, then what is the length of the equal sides? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 351846: Sammy took his dog running. Sammy and his dog ran 2 laps around a circular track near his house. The track has a diameter of 163 feet. What is the total distance that Lake and his dog ran? (Use pi) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 351991: a rectangular room is 7 meter long , 4 meter wide and 2.5 meter high. what is the length of the longest diagonal from one corner to another corner of the room ? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 352107: The perimeter of a rectangular dog run is 58 feet. The width is 5 feet more than the length. Waht are dimensions of the dog run? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 352108: susanne found a collection of nickels and dimes in the bottom of her purse. She has a total of 16 coins. there were 4 more dimes than nickels. How many of each coins are in susanne's purse? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57303)

 Question 352112: At the movies concession stand, the cost for one popcorn and one drink id \$5.75. The cost for 3 popcorns and 2 drinks is 14.75. what is the cost for popcorn? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57303)

 Question 352145: In a triangle, the measure of the first angle is twice of the second angle. The measure of the third angle is 76 degrees mor than the second angle. Use the fact that the sum of the measures of the three angles of the triangle is 180 degrees to find the measure of each angle. sm angle= md angle= lg angle= Click here to see answer by stanbon(57303)

 Question 352229: The length of a rectangle is 3 and 1/3 inches. The width is 1/5 of the length. Find the width and the perimeter of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 352470: the length of viollas bathroom is 2 feet longer than twice the width. if the diagonal measures 13 feet then what are the length and width. ive tried to solve this so many different ways but i cant get the right answer. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 353081: pls. help me solve this problem.... thank you. problem 1. The area of the rectangle is 350 sq. cm. If the length exceeds 3 times its width by 5, find the dimensions of the rectangle. problem 2. If the length of a certain rectangle were invreased by 2 ft and the width by 1 foot, the area would be decreased by 2 square feet. I f the length were decresed by 2 ft, the area would be increased by 16 square fet. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 353112: A rectangular box has sides with lengths x, x+1 and x+2. If the volume of the box is 504 cubic inches, find the dimensions of the box. Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 353097: what will happen to the volume of rectangular prism if all its dimensions are doubled? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 353119: A homeowner has 80 feet of chain-link fencing to be used to construct a pen adjacent to a house. Determin the dimensions of the pen that will make the area maximum. What is the maximum area? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 353118: A farmer has 120 feet of fencing to be used in the contruction of two identical rectangular pens sharing a common side. Find the dimensions of the pens that will make the total enclosed area maximum. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

 Question 353137: can i draw some shapes and you can give me the perimeter Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 353187: A rancher uses 834 meters of fencing to enclose a rectangular region and also to subdivide the region into two smaller rectangular regions by placing a fence parallel to one of the sides. Find the dimension that produce the greastest enclosed area. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

 Question 353352: A garden measuring 12 meters by 16 meters is to have a pedestrian pathway installed all around it, increasing the total area to 285 square meters. What will be the width of the pathway? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 353370: Ok here's my question..... The length of a rectangle is 3yards more than twice it's width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 36 yards. What are the width and length of the rectangle? It seemed so easy in class but now I'm having troubles how can I solve problems like these in the future? Please Excuse the E-mail address =) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 353370: Ok here's my question..... The length of a rectangle is 3yards more than twice it's width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 36 yards. What are the width and length of the rectangle? It seemed so easy in class but now I'm having troubles how can I solve problems like these in the future? Please Excuse the E-mail address =) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57303)

 Question 353355: You have a 1200 foot roll of fencing and a large field. You want to make two paddocks by splitting a rectangular enclosure in half. What are the dimensions of the largest such enclosure? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 353353: You have a 500-foot roll of fencing and a large field. You want to construct a rectangular playground area. What are the dimensions of the largest such yard? What is the largest area? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 353430: A 30 ft by 40 ft rectangle has two squares of side x removed from it. The remaining area is 1000 square feet. Find x Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 353461: What is 5 feet wide by 63 feet long by 3 inches deep in liquid volume. We are planning to lay a sidewalk and are having a little difficulty trying to sum up how much cement to buy. Thank you for your time. Raquel Click here to see answer by stanbon(57303)

 Question 353422: three circles, each with a radius of 6 inches, are externally tangent to each other. What is the area if the region which is the exterior of all three circles but which is bounded by the three circles? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

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