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 Question 418955: what would be the length of the long side of a golden rectangle if the short side is 24 inches Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)
 Question 418955: what would be the length of the long side of a golden rectangle if the short side is 24 inches Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 419104: please show the working. if 0.25 inches^3 of paint is applied to a circular disk (top only) with a diameter of 20 inches what is the thickness of the paint? At noon car A is traveling north at 30 mph and is located 20 miles north of car B. Car B is traveling west at 50 mph. what is the distance between the cars at 12:45 pm, rounded to the nearest mile? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6770)

 Question 419116: In a right-angled triangle, one of the sides adjacent to the right angle is 4cm longer than the other side Find the length of ALL three sides if the area of the triangle is 96cm(squared) Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 419466: two angles are supplementary. the measure of one is 15 degrees more than twice the measure of the other. what is the measure of each angle? i have tried plugging and chugging options, but none of them work. i came up with formula but i dont know how to figure the measure of one of the angles. the formula i came up with is 180-(15+2*X). Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 419919: A line has the equation 2x+5y=7. Another line passes through (3,6) and (k,9). What value for "k" will make the lines parallel? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)
 Question 419919: A line has the equation 2x+5y=7. Another line passes through (3,6) and (k,9). What value for "k" will make the lines parallel? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 420018: The perimeter of any triangle is the sum of the lengths of its sides. The lengths of the sides of a certain triangle, in feet, are consecutive even integers. The perimeter of this triangle is between 10ft and 24ft inclusive. How do I write an inequality to describe the possible measures of the perimeter of the triangle? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 420191: The base of a triangle is 2 MORE than TWICE the height of the triangle. Find the measure of the base and the height if the area is 20ft2 (20 feet square). Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 420527: theres a right triangle with 2 equal sides the area is 200cm squared what is the area of the missing side Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 420641: These are Russian nesting dolls. The first doll is 5 inches, the second doll is 4. If the height of each consecutive doll is scaled down by the same ratio, Find the height of the third doll. ( hint the answer isn;t 3 inches) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 420825: The question, i television screen has a length of 23 inches and a width of 19 inches. What would be the dimensions of a congruent television screen? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 420953: A rectangle has a perimeter of 71 feet. What length and width should it have so that its area is a maximum? Click here to see answer by Gogonati(817)

 Question 421081: in a narrow guage railway, the distance between the track is about 64% of the distance the tracks in a standard gauge railroad. the difference in the distance between the tracks in the two types of railroads is about 1.67 feet. Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 421092: The ratio of men to women in a class is 2:7. Of the 36 students in the class, how many were women? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 421094: At the opening of the movie, "The Big Bus" the theatre was filled to a 80% capacity. There were 720 people in the theatre at the opening of the movie. What was the theatre's capacity? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 421090: The ratio of length to width of a rectangle is 8:3. Find the dimensions of the rectangle if the perimeter is 88 inches. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6815)

 Question 421088: The ratio of width to length in a rectangle is 3:8. If the length of the rectangle is 20 inches, what is the width? Click here to see answer by dudeantariksh(10)

 Question 421291: I completely dont understand how to do this problem and i cant find anything in the book talking about anything close to it. can someone please help me out? an l shaped strip x inches wide is cut from a piece of cardboard 8inches by 10 inches. write the particular equation for the area of the remaining piece of cardboard as a function of x(no not use l or w). Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 421680: If the perimetre of a rectangle is 720m, and the length is twice of width, what is the area? Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 421759: A circular pond 26 yd in diameter is surrounded by a gravel path 2 yd wide. the path is to be replaced by a brick walk costing \$50 per square yard. How much will the walk cost? Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 421489: nonoy will be constructing a fence for his goats. what is the length and width of the fence if the length is 5 meters longer than width and the perimeter is 38 meters Click here to see answer by emargo19(101)

 Question 421907: A cylinder has a volume of 75,400 cubic feet. What is the radius of the cylinder if the height of the cylinder is 3 times longer than the radius? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 422006: how much fencing is needed to surround a garden 121 m squared Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 422156: what would be the unknown dimension of a square with a perimeter of 32 inches? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6815)

 Question 422134: Hans rented a truck for one day. There was a base fee of \$17.99, and there was an additional charge of 85 cents for each mile driven. Hans had to pay \$244.09 when he returned the truck. For how many miles did he drive the truck? Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 422245: saul wants to put a fence around his backyard. If it is 40 feet long and 20 feet wide, how much fencing should he buy? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 422284: The length of the top of the table is 6m greater than the width. The area is 72m squared. Find the dimensions of the table Click here to see answer by the_tutor2011(8)

 Question 422497: the diagnol of a rectangle is eighteen inches more than its width. The length of the rectangle is seventeen more than its width.what are the demensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 423463: You have a pool with a surface area of 3690 square feet. The shallow end depth is 4 feet and the deep end depth is 8 feet. There is a constant slope. What is the volume of this pool Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 423782: If the complement of an angle is 24° less than one-half of its supplement, find the measure of the angle This is what I' m doing: a + (1/2a-24)=180 2(a) + 2(1/2a-24)=180(2) 2a + a -48 = 360 3a = 360 +48 a= 136 Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

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 Question 424008: If a triangle has as an area of 224 ft2 and a height of 28 ft, what is the length of its base? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 425163: how do i do this? m∠ROS = 20 deg 15' 40", m∠SOT = 10 ° 12' 30" m∠ROT = Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6815)

 Question 425677: Christopher cuts a length of wire. He bends it to form a rectangle that is four times as long as it is wide. If he wants the rectangle to have an area of 100 square inches, what should be the length of the original piece of wire? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)
 Question 425677: Christopher cuts a length of wire. He bends it to form a rectangle that is four times as long as it is wide. If he wants the rectangle to have an area of 100 square inches, what should be the length of the original piece of wire? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6770)

 Question 425867: The sum of two number is thirty. Twice the smaller number is four less than twice the larger number. Find the larger number Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 426072: A circle has a circumference of 69 cm. Find the radius of the circle. Use 3.1416 for pie (cant type the symbol). Round to the nearest hundreths. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 426452: A carpenter is building a rectangular room with a fixed perimeter of 272ft. What dimensions sould yield the maximum area? What is the maximum area? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 426591: The diagonal length of a television screen is 20 in. If the width is 16 in. how high is it? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)
 Question 426591: The diagonal length of a television screen is 20 in. If the width is 16 in. how high is it? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 426459: I need your help on walk around problems in geometry. If a triangle is inscribed in three circles (sides of triangle=12,7,4), find the radius of the circles. How do you do it? Thanks! Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

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