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 Question 383693: A rectangle 15 ft long must have an area of at least 180 square feet. how wide must the garden be.? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 383790: M room is 6 meters wide and 8 meters long. How much carpet do i need? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 383747: The blueprints for a patio are shown at the bottom. The patio is a trapezoid. If the cost of the patio is \$4.50 per square foot, what will be the total cost of the patio? base1=18ft height =15ft base 2 =24ft Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 383807: which of the following expressions represents the measure of a side of an equilateral triangle is the perimeter is 9x - 12 a) 3x - 12 b) 3x - 6 c) 3x - 4 d) 3x - 3 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 383998: what is the distance between opposite corners of a 3 by 5 inch photograph Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 384045: What is the measure of an angle whose supplement is 3 times its complement Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 384082: What is the area of the circle if XY= 10 Ft? Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 384116: 1) The length of a rectangular garden is 2 yd greater than the width. The area is 80 yd2. Find the length and width. I also have a next problem that an a little lost on: 2) Given the quadratic equation y=2x^2+4x-1 find the coordinates of the vertex. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 384156: juanita and lauren are painting a circular mural on one wall of the community center the area of the mural is 66 square meters what is the radius of the mural Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 384389: Two sides of a triangle are equal in length. The length of the third side is three meters less than the sum of the lengths of the two other sides. Find the length of the longest side of the triangle if the perimeter is 29 meters. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 384540: In triangle ABC, angle B is four times angle A, and angle C is 1 degree less than 5 times Angle A. Find the size of the angles. I really need help with this one. Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 384408: toy rubber balls are packaged in a circular cylinder that holds 3 balls. the diameter of each ball is 5.9 cm. what is the volume of the empty space left in the cylinder? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 384625: A tower restaurant in S ydney, Australia is 300 meters above sea level and provides a 360 degrees panoramic view of the city as it rotates every 70 minutes. A tower restaurant in San Antonio, Texas is 750 feet tall. It evolves at a rate of one revolution per hour. In a day, how many more revolutions does the resturant in San Antonia make than the one in Sydney? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 384615: An 18-inch by 20-inch sheet of cardboard is cut and folded to make a box for the GreatPeacan Company. write an polynomial function to model the volume of the box(v=lwh) Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 385005: Im stuck on this one :/ A rectangle is 5 feet longer than it is wide. If its perimeter is 22 feet, what is the dimension of the rectangle? X= width Length= X+5 Perimmeter formula is P=2L+2W Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 385216: the perimeter of a rectangle is 180m the length is 5m more than double the width use an equation Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 385218: If there are two nonoverlapping, nonintersecting circles in a plane, four lines can be tangent to both circles at the same time. How could the circles be arranged so that there are 3 or 2 or 1 or 0 lines tangent to both at the same time? (Explain an answer for each possibility. They are all possible) Click here to see answer by armstrkl(28)

 Question 385223: In 2002, Home Depos's 2002 sles amountes to 58,200,000,000. In 2006, its sales were 90800000000. Write home dopost's 2002 and 2006 sales in scientific notation. find the increase in sales from 2002 to 2006. find what pecent that increase is of the 2002 sales. What was the percent growht in home dopot sales form 2002 to 2206. Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 385280: a 3 ft wide sidewalk surrounds a rectangular swimming pool. the perimeter of the pool is 84 ft. the length of the larger rectangle is twice the width of the swimming pool. find the dimensions of the swimming pool Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 385281: the area of a rectangle is 102 square inches. the length of the rectangle is 5 inches greater than twice the width. find the dimensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 385281: the area of a rectangle is 102 square inches. the length of the rectangle is 5 inches greater than twice the width. find the dimensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 385509: Ace rents a compact car at a daily rate of 40.95 plus.47 per mile. Deuce rents a compact car for 43.95 plus.42 per mile. For what mileage is the cost the same? thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 385504: One angle of a triangle is twice as large as a second angle. The third angle is 28 degrees larger than the second angle. How large is each angle thanks Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 385839: A triangle plot of land has a perimeter of 1170 metre. The first side is 240 metres less than twice the second side. the third side is half the combined length of the first and second side Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 386198: what is the area of a rectangle that is 7mi wide, and 4mi tall? Click here to see answer by rfadrogane(214)

 Question 386338: a windoow is shaped like a rectangle whose perimeter is 80 in. the length is 3 times as long as the width. find the length and the width Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 386493: Pole A, 9.6 meters high, casts a shadow of twenty meters. Pole B casts a shadow of 5 meters. What is the height of Pole B? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 386698: the flagpole is 3/4 as tall as the school. Their difference in height is 4.5 meters. What is the height of both? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1606)

 Question 386701: An apple has 29 more calories than a peach , and 13 fewer calories than a banana. If three apples have 43 fewer calories than 2 bananas and 2 peaches , how many calories does each apple have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 386694: HOW MANY GALLONS OF MILK WILL 16 BABIES DRINK IN 20 DAYS? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 386760: The length of a rectangle is 3 yd longer than its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 34 yd, find its area Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 386954: 1) A rectangular storage unit has dimensions of : 1m by 2m by 3m. If each linear dimension is increased by the same amount. a) What increase would result in a new storage unit with a volume of 10 times the orginal? b) How many possible solutions are there to this problem? c) Sketch the graph of the information presented in this problem. Show how the zeros of the function relate to the answer. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 386973: the perimeter of a rectangular cow pasture is 12,000 yards. the length is 50 yards less than 4 times the width. what are the dimensions of the pastures? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 387056: A woman is less than a hundred years old.When her age is divides by seven, the remainder is two; when her age is divided by five, the remainder is four; when her age is divided by three, the remainder is two. what is the woman's age Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 387055: A woman is less than a hundred years old.When her age is divides by seven, the remainder is two; when her age is divided by five, the remainder is four; when her age is divided by three, the remainder is two. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 387054: 1) A rectangular storage unit has dimensions of : 1m , 2m, 3m. If each linear dimension is increased by the same amount. a) What increase would result in a new storage unit with a volume of 10 times the orginal? b) How many possible solutions are there to this problem? c) Sketch the graph of the information presented in this problem. Show how the zeros of the function relate to the answer. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 387123: Angles ABC and CBD are complementary. Angle CBD is 9 times angle ABC. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 387202: a rectangle is 3 times aas long as it is wide. if the lenght is increased by 6 and the width by 8 the area is increased by 109 find the original dimensions Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 387313: Amy, Marty, and Taylor working together can do a job in 2 hours. Amy and Marty working together can do the job in 4 hours. Marty and Taylor working together can do the job in 3 hours. How long does it take for each person to do the job working alone? How long does it take Amy and Taylor working together to do the job? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8921)

 Question 387493: An equilateral triangle is a triangle that has three congruent sides. 1. Use the information given in the triangle below to find AB, BC, and AC. 2. Determine if the triangle is equilateral or not based on the lengths of the three sides. A= (6,3) B= (3,1) C= (1,3) Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 387766: please help me solve this word problem: A right triangle has has one leg that is 5 cm longer than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 25 cm long. Find the length of each leg of the triangle suppose base is x cm and perpendicular is 5cm longer becomes x+5,now according to pythagorean theorm h^2=p^2+b^2 therefore 25=(x+5)^2+x^2 so,25=x^2+10x+25+x^2 then,25=2x^2+10x+25 therefore25-25=x(2x+10)therefore x=0 and2x=-10so right angle has -5 base therefore that right angle does'nt exist Click here to see answer by irshad_ahmed0@yahoo.com(7)

 Question 388293: The lengths ( in feet ) of two sides of a regular quadrilateral are represented by th expresion 8x-6 and 4x+22 . find the length of a side of the quadrilateral Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 388376: the width of a rectangle is two meters more then one third of the length. The perimeter of the rectangle is forty four meters. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 388448: The base of a triangle is 5cm less then its height. Find the height and base if the triangle is 33cm2. I tried doing it but i always end up with -4h = 66. I don't know what i'm doing wrong! Thanks Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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