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 Question 431733: an apartment building has 45 windows on each side. each window is a rectangle that is 2ft. x 4ft. what is the area of glass in the building? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 431929: You Have 200 feet of fencing material to make a pen for livestock. If you make a rectangular pen, what is the maximum area you can fence in? Extend the table below to determine the anwer. Base=5 Perimeter=200 Height=? Area=? Base=20 Perimeter=200 Height=? Area=? -- I need Help in finding the Height and Area to determine the answer-- Please help Me (: Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 431927: You have 200 feet of fencing material to make a pen for live stock. If you make a rectangular pen, what is the maximum aree you can fence in? Extend the table to determine the anser. Base=3 Permimeter=200 Height=? Area=? Base=20 Perimeter= 200 Height=? Area=? I need help finding out the height and Area. Help me Please & Thank you (: Click here to see answer by htmentor(809)

 Question 432014: if the perimeter is 90 and the length is 7 inches shorter than triple the width, what are the demensions? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 432317: Two coast guard ships, the Alpha and the Beta, are 3000ft apart. The angles from a line between the Coast Guard ships to a disabled ship are shown in the diagram at the right. How far is the disabled ship from each Coast Guard ship? Round your answers to the nearest foot. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 432323: the length of a rectangle is five feet more than twice its width. the area is 133 sq ft. find dimensions of the rectangle. SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP I KNOW I HAVE TO SET UP A COUPLE EQUATIONS BUT NOT SURE HOW. ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANKS IN ADVANCE. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 432487: Find the volume Of each prism. A square prism with a base area of 49 ft squared and a height of 2 ft less than the base edge length. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6815)

 Question 432571: At a point on the ground 60ft from the base of a tree, the distance to the top of the tree is 4 ft more than 2 times the height of the tree. Find the height of the tree.... I know this involves pythagorean theorem but I am stuck with factoring..I can never get it right.. 3h^2+16h-3584 this is the max I can get to..need ur help in solving I cant get it thru quadratic funtion formula too pls explain in detail how to get furhter than this thanku Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 432667: Hello! Mel plans to fence his yard for his new puppy. The yard is a 41 ft by 125 ft rectangle. Fencing costs \$15 per 10 ft section. What is the cost of the fence? I always thought I was good at word problems but I cant seem to get this one started. Even if i can get help with just starting this off I'm sure I'll figure it out. Thank you so much for the help! Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 432784: She have 25 feet of fencing. If she wants to have the greatest area possible, how long should her garden be? How wie should it be? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)
 Question 432784: She have 25 feet of fencing. If she wants to have the greatest area possible, how long should her garden be? How wie should it be? Click here to see answer by Gogonati(817)

 Question 432805: Hannah has a desk, it is a rectangle. two sides are 25cm and the other two sides are 100 cam. What is the area of the desk? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 432898: a wheel of one car has a diameter of 20 in, the wheel of another car has a diameter of 24 in. About how many more revolution must the smaller wheel make than the larger wheel to travel 100ft? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 432987: you have a cubic block of 10x10x10 and paint the outside of this block red. a) How many little cubes are painted red on at least 1 face? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 432722: A child's wading pool has a diameter of 7 feet and is 8 inches deep. How many gallons of water can the pool hold? Round answer to the nearest 0.1 gallon. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 433252: if thesquare were to be covered with 1inch squares,how many squares would be neede Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 433513: the altitudes of two similar pyramids are in the ratio of 4:5. what is the ratio of their volumes? Click here to see answer by belle3833(46)

 Question 433574: Find the perimeter of a rectangle whose area =63ft^2 and whose length is 2ft longer than its width? If you can solve it normally or using the Pythagorean Theorem? Thank You Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 433577: Hi There, I need help in math but i was just wondering if you could help me with this problem: Solve for X. Then Classify the triangle by its angle meausures. Angle#1:90;angle#2:X;angle#3:(X+20) Here's what I've tried: First I put it in an equation:90+(X+20)+X Next I thought i was supposed to distribute,so I did:90 times X=90x + 90 times 20=1800(90x+1800=180) But 180 is smaller than 1800..and that's where I got Stuck.. Please Help me and Thanks for trying -Heaven C. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 433636: a rectangular garden is surrounding by a walk of uniform width. The area of a garden is 180 sq yards. If the dimensions of the garden plus the walk are 16 yds by 24 yds, what is the width of the walk? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 433953: what is the perimeter of a table if it measures 2.5 ft by 5 ft? Click here to see answer by wilft1(67)

 Question 433998: A pentagon has 1 side of legth zcm, 2 sides of length (z+2)cm each, 1 side of length 5z cm, and 1 side of length is 3z cm. What is the perimeter, in centimeters, of the pentagon? a)9z+6, b) 6z+9, c)6z+4, d)5z+9, e)5z+7 Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 434006: Jamal sees a tree on the shore directly across a lake and wonders what the distance is across the lake to the tree. He turns 90 degrees to the right and walks in a straight line for 100 meters. Jamal turns to face the tree and finds the angle between his line of sight and his path measures 25 degrees. Which of the following is closest to the distance, in meters, from Jamal's intial position on the tree? (note: sin-25 degrees=0.42, cos degrees=0.91, tan 25 degrees=0.47) a)42 b)47 c)91 d)213 e)238 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 434118: If two angles are supplementary and the larger angle is 10 degrees less than four times the smaller angle, what is the difference of measures of the angles? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 434080: The height of a triangle is 5 ft more than the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 63 ft^2 . Find the base and height of the triangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 434249: if the perimeter of a rectangle is 294 and the width is 65 what is the length? Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 434258: The smallest angle of a triangle measures 44 degrees less than the largest angle. The sum of the two smaller angles is 20 degrees more than the measure of the largest angle. Find the measures of all three angles. Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 434186: Can someone please help me on this problem. Doug Mientkewicz, the Minnesota Twins Gold Glove first baseman, received \$285,000 for the 2002 season. By going to arbitration his 2003 salary was raised to \$1.75 million. Find the percent of increase. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 434410: Tim is welding a tank. He can make tank A, which would be 4 feet wide by 5 feet long by 3.5 feet deep. Or he can make tank B, which would be 4 feet wide, 5.5 feet long, and 3 feet deep. What is the difference in the number of cubic feet the tanks hold. Thank you... Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 434431: A plane flying at 35,000 feet above the ground starts making a descent 150 miles from the airport. What is its angle of descent? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)
 Question 434431: A plane flying at 35,000 feet above the ground starts making a descent 150 miles from the airport. What is its angle of descent? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 434734: Anita is going to put square tiles on the wall above the bathtub. THe tiles are 2 inches on each side. The section of wall is 64 inches long and 42 inches high. How many tiles will she need? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 434731: The merrills are ordering sod for their lawn. The pieces of sod are 1.25 feet wide by 6 feet long. The lawn is 100 feet long by 60 feet wide. How many pieces of sod will they need? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 434733: Roger is ordering concrete to lay a foundation for a new garage. The foundation will be 29 feet long and 23 feet wide. He wants the concrete to be 1 foot thick. How many cubic yards of concrete should he order? (1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 435248: 1. The perimeter of a rectangle with length twice its width is equal to twenty-four. Write an algebraic equation to represent this situation, then solve for the length and width Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 435318: What is the value of the y variable in the solution to the following system of equations? 3x - 6y = 12 -2x + 3y = 6 Click here to see answer by poopstainonmath(4)
 Question 435318: What is the value of the y variable in the solution to the following system of equations? 3x - 6y = 12 -2x + 3y = 6 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 435340: Which figure has a greater area; a rectangle that is 8in. wide and 4in. long, or a square with the perimeter of 2ft? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 435354: 1)Two cars leave town going in opposite directions. One car is traveling 60 miles per hour (mph), and the other car is traveling 50 mph. How long will it take before the cars are 220 miles apart? 2)Which point lies in the solution set for the following system of inequalities? y < 2x + 4 y < -2x + 2 3)What is the value of the x variable in the solution to the following system of equations? 4x + 3y = 10 4x + 5y = 14 4)Solve the following system of equations. 3x - 2y = 6 6x - 4y = 14 5)Use the Substitution Method to solve the following system of equations. x - 4y = 1 2x - 9y = 3 6)Trevor's dad decided to get him a cell phone for his birthday. Cell Plus has a plan that costs \$25.00 per month plus an additional \$0.06 per minute. Cell Best has a plan that costs \$30.00 per month plus an additional \$0.05 per minute. How many minutes can Trevor talk and both cell plans cost the same amount? 7) For the following system, if you isolated x in the second equation to use the Substitution Method, what expression would you substitute into the first equation? 2x + y = 8 -x - 3y = -12 8)Fun Land theme park has a total of 110 males and females who are employed at the park. If the number of males is 10 more than three times the number of females, how many males are employed at the park? 9)There were 150 freshman and sophomores at the high school musical Reese and her friends attended. Freshman tickets were \$2.00 each and sophomore tickets were \$3.00 each. The receipts for freshman and sophomore tickets totaled \$390. How many sophomores bought tickets? 10)Solve the following system of equations. Please show your work to receive full credit. x - y = 10 2x + y = 2 Part 2: Explain which method you chose to solve the system and why you felt it was the best choice. Thank you! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 435529: a rectangular field is x meters long. its width is 32 meters shorter than it's length. what is the area of the field please write polynomial to represnt the situation Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 435539: two points on 'l' are A(-6,4) and B(10,-6). Write a ratio expressing the slope of 'l'. Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 435547: Alana has a photograph that is 5in. long and 3.5 in. wide. She enlarges it so that its length is 8 in. What is the width of the enlarged photograph? Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 435512: We can cut a square diagonally in half to get 2 triangles. Suppose the perimeter of the square is 3cm longer than the perimeter of a resulting triangle. What is the perimeter of the square? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 435615: Exactly how many cubic inches of air can a fully inflated basketball hold if its radius is 3.6 inches? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

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