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 Question 449894: A square piece of cardboard has an area of 36c m square. A square of 1 cm squared is cut from each corner. The sides are folded on order to make an open box. What is the volume of this box? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 450051: A rectangular garden is three times as long as it is wide. if the area of the garden is 1323 ft^2, find the length and width of the garden. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 450071: if it takes 5 quarts to paint a 10m by 30m wall, how many quarts will it take to paint a 30m by 90m wall? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11148)

 Question 450093: I'm worse at geometry than I am at algebra, can someone please help me? A rectangular pen for a pet is 3 feet longer than it is wide. Give possible values for the width, W of the pen if its area must be beyween 238 & 460 square feet inclusively. I'd be grateful. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450354: The area of a rectangular conference table is 51 square feet. If its length is 4 feet longer than its width, find the dimensions of the table. Round each dimension to the nearest tenth of a foot, if necessary. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450452: The length of a rectangle is 7 inches more than three times the width. The perimeter is 94 inches. Find the length and width Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1279)

 Question 450466: what is the volume of a box that is 8 feet by 7 feet by 4 feet Click here to see answer by edjones(7794)

 Question 450506: The area of a triangle is 76 m2, and the length of its base is 4 m. Find the height Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450704: a woman has 8 yards of fencing, how much of a rectangular area can she enclose? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 450703: a course has 5 equally weighted exams. a student has grades so far of 62%, 73%, 81% and 79%. what would the student need on the last exam for a score of at least 70%? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 450737: A circular piece of paper has a 5 cm radius. It is cut once through to the centerand curled up to form a model of a cone with a height of 4 cm. Find the volume and surface area of the cone. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 450846: How do you set up the problem: A 24 foot board is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is 24 less than double the other piece. How many feet long is the bigger piece? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 450887: A 112ft. building casts a shadow of 84 feet at the same time a 39 feet tree casts a shadow, how long is the tree's shadow? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450813: If the sum of the interior angles of a polygon is 1800° where one of the interior angles measures 172° and all others are congruent, how many sides does the polygon have? Draw the polygon. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9716)

 Question 450763: A crew can row 60 km downstream in 3 hours. The return trip takes 5 hours. Find the rowing rate of the crew in still water and the rate of the current. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 451118: the length of each side of a square is 25 feet. Find the length of a diagonal of the square to the nearest tenth. a.28.7 b.30.2....c.33.6.....d35.4 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11148)

 Question 451337: carpet cost \$9.85 a squrare yard. how much would it cost to carpet a room 24 feet long and 18 feet wide Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 451408: In June last year 141 million people were internet users,which accounted for 29.3% of of the world's online audience. How many people world wide were internet users in June of last year? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 451585: An isosceles triangle is a triangle with two sides having the same measurement and one side having a different measurement. The longest side of an isosceles triangle is 12 cm less than twice as long as the other sides. The perimeter of the triangle is 104 cm. Find the lengths of the three sides and list them in ascending order. Click here to see answer by Gogonati(825)

 Question 451613: Can someone please help me with this? Colin is buying dirt to fill a garden bed that is 9 feet by 16 feet. If he wants to fill it to depth of 4 in. how many cubic yards of dirt does he need? Thank you! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 451616: Can someone help me with this? Please!! You can use displacement to find the volume of an irregular object, such as a stone. Suppose a tank 1 ft wide and 2 ft long is filled with water to a depth of 8 inches. A stone is placed n the rank so that it is completely covered, causing the water level to rise by 2 inches. Find the volume of the stone. Thank you!! :) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 451708: if a rectangle has a area of 247 square centimeters, what is its perimeter? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 451850: find the length and width of the rectangle Perimeter: 30 inches; Area: 26 square inches Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)
 Question 451850: find the length and width of the rectangle Perimeter: 30 inches; Area: 26 square inches Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 451907: find the length of time for \$25000 to triple when it is invested at 8% annual interest rate, compounded continuously. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 452162: Given the following sets, select the statement below that is true. A = {l, a, t, e, r}, B = {l, a, t, e}, C = {t, a, l, e}, D = {e, a, t} C ⊆ A and A ⊂ D B ⊆ D and A ⊆ A B ⊂ D and C ⊂ A D ⊂ C and C ⊂ B C ⊆ A and D ⊂ C Click here to see answer by MathLover1(7480)

 Question 452168: The cardinal number of the set {cat, dog, horse, fish, lizard, meerkat, rhinoceros, elephant, giraffe, platypus, hippopotamus, skunk, mouse} is _________. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 452178: A lot is in the shape of a right triangle. The shorter leg measures 180m The hypotenuse is 60m longer than the length of the longer leg. How long is the longer leg? A man rode a bicycle for 12 miles and then hiked an additional 8 miles. The total time for the trip was 5 hours. If his rate when he was riding a bicycle was 10 miles per hour faster than his rate walking, what was each rate? Frank can type a report in 2 hours and James takes 5 hours. How long will it take the two of them typing together? The sum of a student's three scores is 228. If the first is 21 points more than the second, and the sum of the first two is 3 more than twice the third, what was the first score? The function F described by F(C) = (9/5)C + 32 gives the Fahrenheit temperature corresponding to the Celsius temperature C. Find the Fahrenheit temperature equivalent to -25 C. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 452165: Given the following set, select the statement below that is true. A = {q, r, s, t, u} p ∈ A 5 ∈ A r ∉ A s ∈ A A Ø Click here to see answer by Leaf W.(99)

 Question 452232: a person 2 m tall casts a shadow 5 m long. at the same time,a building casts a shadow 24 m long. how tall is the building? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1279)

 Question 452209: If an object is in free fall, the sequence 16, 48, 80, ... represents the distance in feet that the object falls during the first second, during the second second, during the third second, and so on. How far will the object fall during the first 9 seconds? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 452314: about how many revolutions must a 4 foot diameter wheel make in order to travel 200 yards Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 452402: A ship on the ocean surface detects a sunken ship on the ocean floor at an angle of depression of 50 degrees. The distance between the ship on the surface and the sunken ship on the ocean floor is 200 meters. If the ocean floor is level in this area, how far above the ocean floor, to the nearest meter is the ship on the surface? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 452464: please calculate/solve for a right (90°) triangle when the vertical leg is 4" and hypotenuse is at a 30 degree angle (330°). what is the length of the base in inches? what is the length of the hypotenuse in inches? IE. if the vert Leg 4" and the hypotenuse is at 45° than the horz. leg is 4" and the hypotenuse is 5.66" but this makes a different right triangle and this one is easy for me. I know I should have listened better 38 years ago! In the future how can I figure this myself? Thanks you in advance, Arye P Rubenstein aprarye@ameritech.net Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 452523: Given these sets A={1,2,3,4} B={3,4,5,6,7} C={3,5,7,9} List the elements of this set B ∩ (A ∪ C) Click here to see answer by pedjajov(51)

 Question 452530: The perimeter of a rectangle is 70m. The length is 5m more than twice the width. Find the dimensions. What is the length and what is the width? Click here to see answer by pedjajov(51)

 Question 452799: what is the area of a triangle with the base of 12 ft. and height of nine ft.? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)
 Question 452799: what is the area of a triangle with the base of 12 ft. and height of nine ft.? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 452854: in a rectangle, the ratio of the width to the length is 4:5. if rectangle is 40 centimeters long, find its width Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 453020: 1 bag of soil = 3 cubic feet garden size l= 9ft ; w=16 ft ; h=3 in how many bags of soil are needed? please give full solution thx Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 453140: A 180-m wire is cut into three pieces. The third piece is 2 m longer than the first. The second is two-thirds as long as the first. How long is each piece? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1657)

 Question 453164: The product of two consecutive parking spaces is 132. Find the parking-space numbers. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 453159: Please help. A model for a building is 50 centimeters long, 38 centimeters wide, and 225 centimeters tall. On the model, 1 centimeter represents 2.5 meters. 1. How tall is the actual building in meters? 2.Determine the volume of the actual building in cubic meters and the surface area of the actual building including ceiling and floor. Click here to see answer by pedjajov(51)

 Question 453402: if a running trail is a circle. the diameter of the trail is 1 mile. about how many times would you need to run around the trail to run a total distance of 10 miles? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 453568: A survey of flower gardeners showed the following: 45 grew roses 7 grew both roses and tulips 4 grew all three types 16 grew tulips 5 grew both orchids and tulips 9 grew none of these three 13 grew orchids 10 grew both roses and orchids (a) How many grew only roses? (b) How many grew both roses and tulips, but not orchids? (c) How many grew only tulips? (d) How many grew none of these three or only orchids? (e) How many flower gardeners were surveyed? Click here to see answer by edjones(7794)