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 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 MathLover1(6625)

 Question 406323: a square bathroom window has diagonals of 42 inches. how many feet of trim will be needed for the frame? how many square feet of glass will be needed for the window pane? Click here to see answer by asknot(1)

 Question 408707: Directions: Setting Up and Solving an Algebraic Equations One of the angles of a triangle has a measure of 40degrees. Find the measures of the other two angles if the difference between their measures is 10 degrees. My work c=angles 2c-10=40 2c=50 c=25 Help please!!! Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 409331: the ratio of cubes to spheres in a geometry box is 7 to 5. if there are 10 spheres then how many cubes are there Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 409607: A rectangular field is to be subdivided in 6 equal fields. There is 1200 feet of fencing available. Find the dimensions of the field that maximizes the total area. (List the longer side first) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 409666: A playground has an area of 225 yards squared. The number of yards on each side will be a whole number. What is the least amount of fencing that could be required enclose the playground? we know it is 60 yrds but we need to draw it out Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 410722: klijtyo[j6oyjho6iyu60yoihgr??? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 410494: from a rectangular piece of cardboard having dimensions 18 inches x 24 inches, an open box is to be made by cutting out an identical square of area x^2 from each corner and turning up the sides. Express the volume V of the box as a function of x. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 410987: A window frame is 5 feet and 2 inches length by 2 feet and 8 inches width. Find the area and show the formula? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 411095: A rectangle has a length to width ratio of four to three. the area of the rectangle is 300 square inches. what are its length and width? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 411189: A picture 9 inches by 21 inches is to be mounted on a piece of mat board so that there is an even amount of mat all around the picture. How wide will the border be if the area of the mounted picture is 325 sq in? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 411381: If angle 1 = 60 degrees,then m BC = ? I don't understand this question about circles. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 411460: ``how many linear feet of fencing would be needed to enclose a rectangular garden that measures 30 feet long by 8feet wide. explain how you got your answer.'' Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 411465: a plastic sheet will be placed on top of the soil to prevent weeds from growing find the area of this plastic sheet if it measues 30 feet long by 8 feet wide explain how you got your answer in words Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 411423: The width of a rectangle is 2 inches shorter than the length. If both the width and he length are increased by 6 inches, the area is increased 216 square inches. Find the length and the width of the rectangle. My equation is: Length= L Width= L-2 My work so far (L * L-2) + 6 --> (L+6)* ((L-2)+6) Am I correct so far, If not, please show correct way and how/ why it is done that way. Thanks --Nienyotza Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 411464: how many linear feet of fencing would be needed to enclose a garden that measures 30 feet long by 8 feet wide explain your work in words how u got your answer Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 411471: Lupe's mother paid \$ 7.40 to buy juice for the 14 members of Lupe's softball team. If a bottle of orange juice costs \$.55 and a bottle of apple juice costs \$.45, how many of each type did she bye? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 411542: A rectangular grass lawn, 45 m long and 38 m wide, has a uniform concrete path around it. If the area of the concrete path is 440 m^2, find the width of the concrete path. PLEASE HELP!!! i need your solutions :( Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 411782: The height of a triangle is 3cm less then the Length of the base. The Area of the triangle is 35〖cm〗^2. What is the height and the base? Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 412212: 4 congruent circles, each of which is tangent externally to 2 of the other circles, are circumscribed by a square of area 16. A small circle is then placed in the center so that it is tangent to each of the four circles. Determine the radius of the smallest circle. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)

 Question 412328: Hi, I'm having some trouble with my math homework and need help. If you can help me answer this question which I've been trying to the past 20 minutes and would really appreciate it. Thank you. Question: Chris bought a new tv. The length of the screen is 28 inches and the width is 21 inches. The "size" of the tv is determined by the diagonal distance between two corners of the screen. What is the length of the diagonal of Chris's tv screen? I've been trying to figure put the wording and what equation to use and I guessed Pythagorean theorem and needed to know if the equations right, and if not what the equation is. Please and thank you! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 412371: An 8 foot long pole with a 5 foot long string attached to its top is blown over so that it forms a 30 degree angle with the level ground. The string is pulled taut by its end to the ground and moved in a circle. What is the volume of the figure enclosed by the string's path and the ground? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 412424: Many authors and publishers charge fees for rights to provide to produce their plays. One community theater is being charged a fee of \$1,500 plus 6.5% of the ticket sale. If s= ticket sales and t= total fee, which of the following equations shows how to determine the total fee charge? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 412441: If the perimeter of a hexagon is 282 yards. What is the length of one side? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 412599: I have a problem on a study guide that I need help with. A rancher wants to enclose a corral for his alpacas. If a river forms one side of the corral and 500 feet of fencing is available, what is the equation for the area? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 412666: The diameter of a construction pipe is 7ft. If the pipe is 35ft long, what is the volume. (Use 3.14 for pie and round your answer to the nearest cubic foot.) Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 412793: An architect designs a rectangular flower garden, the width is exactly 2/3's of the length. If 260 feet of picket fencing r to b used to enclose the garden, find the dimension of the garden...HELP Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 412796: If x/6=y/34,then x/y=?/? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 412842: a cross section of a cottage, 18 ft wide, is an isosceles triangle. If the slope of a side is 1.5 find the height of the cottage. m= 1.5 9ft x 1.5= 13.5 ft Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 413017: George used 450 feet of fencing to enclose a circular pool. He wants to leave a 3-foot walkway around the first fence. How many feet of fencing will he need for the second fence? Can I see how this is worked out as well please? Thanks so much! Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 413460: List all the pairs of integers numbers whose product is -45. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 413458: Christian Golbach stated that every odd number greater than 7 can be written as the sum of three prime numbers. rewrite each of the following as the sum of three prime numbers: 77, 115, and 249. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 413331: how do you rationalize a fraction in gate geometry Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 413587: designing a pool where the area 16 and the perimeter is 20. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 413747: what is the lenght and width of a rectangle if the perimeter is 110 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 413867: The perimeter of a rectangular garden is 308 ft. If the length of the garden is 89 ft, what is its width? Click here to see answer by jjordan95(63)

 Question 414352: A 20-ft board is cut into three pieces. The second piece is three times as long as the first. The third piece is twice as long as the second. Find the lengths of the pieces. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)
 Question 414352: A 20-ft board is cut into three pieces. The second piece is three times as long as the first. The third piece is twice as long as the second. Find the lengths of the pieces. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6625)

 Question 414297: Calculate the number of sides a regular polygon has if an interior angle is five times of an exterior angle?please show working Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 414362: If the sides of a square are decreased by 2 cm, the area is decreased by 36 cm2. What were the dimensions of the original square? Please help. I don't even know how to start. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 414362: If the sides of a square are decreased by 2 cm, the area is decreased by 36 cm2. What were the dimensions of the original square? Please help. I don't even know how to start. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6625)

 Question 414702: The base of a triangle is x cm long and its altitude is quarter the length of its base. if the triangle has an area of 12 cm2, form an equation in x and solve it. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 414738: The baso of a triangle is x cm longh and its altitude is quarter the length of its base. if the area of the triangle is 12 cm2, form an equation in x and solve it. state the altitude of the triangle. Click here to see answer by praseenakos@yahoo.com(507)

 Question 414756: find the area of each circle. use 22 over 7 as pie. and radis = 15 in. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 414921: Two angles are supplementary and one is 40 degrees more than three times the other. find the smaller angle. Click here to see answer by praseenakos@yahoo.com(507)

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