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 Question 402248: a parking lot has a perimeter of 500 ft. The width of 20 ft. less than the length. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 402411: The area of a triangular sign is 33 square meters. the base of the triangle is 1meter less than double the altitude. find the altitude and the base of the sign Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 402633: the base of a rectangle is 60cm long.If the length of the rectangle is 12 cm greater than the width, find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 401977: The length of a rectangle is six times its width. if the perimeter of the rectangle is 84ft find its area? Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 402774: the length of a rectangularstorage room is 2 feet longer than its width. if the area of the room is 120 square feet, find its dimensions Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 403095: A norman window has the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle of a diameter equal to the width of the rectangle. If the permimeter of the window is 20 feet, what dimensions will admit the most light (maximize the area)? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16890)

 Question 403320: A goat is tired to a 20 ft. tether at an outside corner of a rectangular barn which is 20 ft. x 40 ft. Compute the area in square feet of the complete grazing area for the goat. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16890)

 Question 403317: A circle whose radius is 10 is inscribed in a rectangle. Find the area of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16890)

 Question 403483: The lenth of a rectangle is three times the width. If the length was increased by 2 in. and the width 1 in. the new perimeter would be 62 in. what is the length and width? Click here to see answer by Nada(11)

 Question 403654: find the length of the diagnol of a square with the perimeter of 12 cm. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 403715: what are the steps to solve the perimeter of a rectangle is 148cm? Please show the steps and answer the question Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 403760: a nut store normally sells cashews \$9 per pound and almonds for \$3.50 per pound. But at the end of the month and the almonds had not sold well, so in order to sell 60 pounds of almonds, the manager decided to mix the 60 pounds of almonds with some cashews and sell the mixture for \$7.50 per pound. How many pounds of cashews should be mixed with the almonds to ensure no change in the profit? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57356)

 Question 404062: I have a perimeter of 15. I am not a square . Each of my sides is 3 units long. What shape am i? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 403986: A wire 310 in. long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an inch)? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 404052: If the sides of a square are increased by 4 cm, the area is increased by 4cm square. Find the length of a side of the original square. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 404117: A piece of wire is 8 inches long. The wire is cut into two pieces and then each piece is bent into s square. Find the length of each piece if the sum of the areas of these squares is to be 2 square inches. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 404069: How do I compute how to cover a box with wrapping paper that is 12 inches height by 24 inches width by 16 inches depth? Click here to see answer by Algebra2you(12)

 Question 404405: the length of a rectangle is 3 meters less than tiwice the width.if the area is 464 square meters,find the dimensions 464 Click here to see answer by rfadrogane(214)

 Question 404627: The width of a rectangle is 7m more than the length. Find the dimensions if the area is 60 sq. meters. Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 404552: a perosn is flying a kite while holding the string 8ft above the ground at an angle of 73 degrees. If the string is 50 ft long, find the altitude of the kite. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 404019: a rectangle has a perimeter of 74 inches. the length of one side is 3X-1. the width of one side is 2X+3. What is the area? Click here to see answer by keksjr(7)

 Question 405447: I need help with this problem please: The length of a rectangular patio is three feet less than twice the width. The perimeter of the patio is ninety feet. Find the length and width. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 405506: a new sidewalk will be 4ft long, 120ft wide, and 3inches in depth. how many cubic yards of concrete needed Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 405743: A swimming pool is in the shape of a rectangle. The length of the pool is 15 feet more than the width. A concrete deck 6 feet wide is added around the pool, and the perimeter of the deck is 178 feet. Find the dimension of the swimming pool. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 406082: If the length and width of a rectangle is increased by 10 percent,then the perimeter of the triangle is increased by ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 406089: "what is the valu of a variable of (3x+20)" Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)
 Question 406089: "what is the valu of a variable of (3x+20)" Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 406058: Michell went into a frame shop. He wanted a frame that was 3 inches longer than it was wide. The frame he chose to extend 1.5 inches beyond the picture on each side. Find the outside dimensions of the frame in the area of the unframed picture in 70in^2. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 406676: A vertical plane intersects a right circular cone, whose slant height is 10 cm and diameter is 12 cm.What is the largest isosceles triangle formed? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 406697: if you double the width of a square, how much does the area of the square increase? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 406726: A pasture is twice as long as it is wide. Its area is 115,200 ft square. How wide is the pasture? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 407197: a cylinder of height h cm and radius r cm stands on a table. a cone of height H cm is placed over the cylinder and the rests on the table wit the top of the cylinder touching the inside of the cone. the ratio r:R is 2:5 use the given ratio to write an expression for r in terms of R Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 407164: Find the number of cubic units in the volume of a frustum of a right circular cone if the frustum has a base radius of 9 units, top radius of 3 units and a slant height of 10 units. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 407222: 10) What is the area of the largest circle that will fit inside a square with an area of 64 sq. cm? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 407397: The ratio of the measures of the sides of a quadrilateral is 2:3:5:7. If the figure's perimeter is 68, find the length of each side. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 407531: if one side of a square box is 2 feet 4 inches what is the perimeter of the box? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 407925: An object is thrown from the top of a 144 ft building with an initial velocity of 128 ft per second. The height h of the object after t seconds is given by the quadratic equation h=-16t^2+128t+144/ when will the object hit the ground Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 407960: A swimming pool is 7 meters wide and 18 meters long. At \$15 per meter, how much will fencing around the outside of the pool cost? I tried to find the area of the triangle but that didn't come out with the right answer. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 408112: the perimeter of a rectangle 240. The lenght exceeds the width by 40 inches. find the lenght and width Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 408145: A 105-inch is cut into two pieces. One piece is two times the length of the other. Find the lengths of the two pieces. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)
 Question 408145: A 105-inch is cut into two pieces. One piece is two times the length of the other. Find the lengths of the two pieces. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 408221: 1. The area of a rectangular room is 300 ft2. The perimeter is 70 ft. What are the dimensions of the room? i tried to do this, but it doesnt work!!!! 100x3, 2x150, 1x300, 5x60, 6x50 thx! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 408427: the height of a triangle is three times the base. the area of the triangle is 96. find the height of the triangel. Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 408536: I think this is right for this problem. Can someone pls check? 50/4=12.5x2+7=32 32/2=16-7=9 W=32 L=9 The length of a rectangle is 7" greater than its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 50". Find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57356)

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