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 Question 476112: What is the perimeter of a square that has the same area as a circle with a circumference of pi? (A)2 radical pi (B)4 (C)2pi (D)4 radical pi (E)4pi Please help and thank you so much for helping me. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6618)

 Question 476144: The sail on a sailboat is in the shape of a triangle. If the height of the sail is 3 times the length of the base and the area is 54 square feet, find the dimension of the sail Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 476073: 1.The length,width,and height of a rectangular solid are in the ratio of 3:2:1.If the volume of the box is 48,what is the total surface area of the box? (A)27 (B)32 (C)44 (D)64 (E)88 2.A cube whose volume is 1/8 cubic foot is placed on top of a cube whose volume is 1 cubic foot.The two cubes are then placed on top of a third cube,whose volume is 8 cubic feet.What is the height,in inches,of the stacked cubes? (A)30 (B)40 (C)42 (D)44 (E)64 Please help me with these problems.Thank you so much for giving your time to help me with these problems.I really appreciate it. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)

 Question 476092: How could you use a random-digit generator or random-number table to simulate rain if you knew that 50% of the time with conditions as you have today, it will rain? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 476094: What are the odds in favor of randomly drawing the letter E from the letters in the word SUCCESSES? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 476333: 1.Points A(0,0),B(5,8) and C(10,4) lie in the coordinate plane.What is the ratio of the slope of AB to the slope of AC? (A)-1/2 (B)-1/4 (C)1/2 (D)2 (E)4 Please help and thank you so much for your help! Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6618)

 Question 476322: 1.The point whose coordinates are (4,-2) lies on a line whose slope is 3/2.Which of the following are the coordinates of another point on this line? (A)(1,0) (B)(2,1) (C)(6,1) (D)(7,0) (E)(1,4) 2.If point E(5,h)is on the line that contains A(0,1)and B(-2,-1),what is the value of h? (A)-1 (B)0 (C)1 (D)3 (E)6 Please help and thank you so much for helping me with these problems. Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 476479: If the length of a garden is 6 meters longer than the width and the area is 40m squared, how many meters of fencing need to be purchased? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)

 Question 286700: An interesting method for solving quadratic equations came from India. The steps are: (a) Move the constant term to the right side of the equation (b) Multiply each term in the equation by four times the coefficient of the x^2 term (c) Square the coefficient of the original x term and add it to both sides of the equation (d) Take the square root of both sides (e) Set the left side of the equation to the positive square root of the number on the right side and solve for x (f) Set the left side of the equation to the negative square root of the number on the right side of the equation and solve for x Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 476770: one angle of a triangle measures 15 less than twice the measured of a second angle.the third angle measure 33. find the measure of the largest angle of the triangle Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 476954: What is the volume in cubic centimeters of the smallest sphere that can completely contain two equal spheres of radius 3 cm? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 477008: one of the three angles of a triangle is twice the smallest and another is thrice times the smallest. find the angles Click here to see answer by Engg.N Magampon(6)

 Question 477140: The area of a regular octagon is 35 sq. cm. What is the area of a regular octagon with sides six times as large? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 477556: A square has an area of x^2 + 6x + 9 find the length of a side. Make a sketch of the square Please help Click here to see answer by htmentor(788)
 Question 477556: A square has an area of x^2 + 6x + 9 find the length of a side. Make a sketch of the square Please help Click here to see answer by tinbar(128)
 Question 477556: A square has an area of x^2 + 6x + 9 find the length of a side. Make a sketch of the square Please help Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)
 Question 477556: A square has an area of x^2 + 6x + 9 find the length of a side. Make a sketch of the square Please help Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 477701: Two vertices of an equilateral triangle are (4,0) and (-6,0). find the coordinates of the point(s) that represent the 3rd vertex. Click here to see answer by Mathmama(2)

 Question 380777: how do I write and equation to solve: The perimeter of a rectangular photo is 72cm. The length is twice the width. What are the length and width of the photo? Click here to see answer by roselleg_10(1)

 Question 477778: what is the area of a square whose perimeter is 76 dm? Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)
 Question 477778: what is the area of a square whose perimeter is 76 dm? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 477743: The length of a photo is 2 cm more than twice the width. If the perimeter of the photo is 34cm, what are the dimensions? Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 477839: of how much radius a round track is constructed so that 3520m long race completes in 8 rounds when pie is 22/7 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57228)

 Question 477947: A square has an area of 4x^2+12x+9. Find the length of a side. Make a sketch of the square. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 478073: please help me solve this problem. I just started this math class and I am already confused thanks Cost of Laminate Flooring The cost of Pergo Select Helsinki Birch laminate flooring is \$5.89 per square foot if Nancy installs the flooring herself or \$8.89 per square foot if she has the flooring installed by the flooring company. Determine the cost for the flooring in the living/dining room if • a) Nancy installs it herself. • b) Nancy has it installed by the flooring company. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 477996: the perimeter of a square is 28x-12 what is the length of each side Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 478222: A rectangular swimming pool measures 20 feet by 40 feet. A walk of uniform width surrounds it. The total area of the pool and the walk is 1500 ft^2. Find the width of the walk. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30975)

 Question 478449: he sides of a triangle are in the ratio 37.if the perimeter is 60 cms, the longest side is Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30975)

 Question 478577: Find the exact value of the volume of a can of asparagus with a diameter 6 centimeters and height of 10 centimeters. please use correct units with your solution. Use "pi" in place of the pi symbol Click here to see answer by wilft1(67)

 Question 478610: A triangle has a perimeter of 394 centimeters. The sum of the smallest and medium sides is 98 cm more than the longest side. The difference of the longest side and shortest sides is 44 cm. find the lengths of the three sides Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 478620: A cube has a surface area of 6x^2+12+6 Find the length of a side. (Hint: First factor out the GCF.) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)
 Question 478620: A cube has a surface area of 6x^2+12+6 Find the length of a side. (Hint: First factor out the GCF.) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 478555: Lorrie Morgan places a 29 ft ladder against the side of a building with the bottom of the ladder 20 ft away from the building How high up on the wall does the ladder reach? Click here to see answer by wilft1(67)

 Question 478751: "Two sides of a square were increased by 6 cm. If the other two opposite sides were decreased by 6 cm, by how much does the area change?" Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 478749: A rectangular flower garden with dimensions 3m by 7m is surrounded by the walk of uniform width. If the area of the walk is 11 sq. m, what is the width in meters? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 478749: A rectangular flower garden with dimensions 3m by 7m is surrounded by the walk of uniform width. If the area of the walk is 11 sq. m, what is the width in meters? Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478667: Length of side a of a right triangle if b=3 & c=9 Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478748: A square pool was surrounded by 3 meters wide Bermuda grass. If the total area of the sidewalk and the square pool is 196 sq. m , how long is each side of the pool? What is the area of the Bermuda grass sidewalk? Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478570: Find the area of a rectangle if its length measures 8 centimeters and its width measures 24 centimeters. Include correct units with your solution please. Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478464: The perimeter of a triangle is 36 cm and one of the legs is 3 cm larger than the other. Find the lengths of the three sides. Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478452: A circular field has a diameter of 168 meters. Find the length of the picket fence around the area of the circumference of the field. Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478342: The perimeter of a parallelogram is 150 cm. One of its side is greater than the other by 25 cm. Find the length of all sides of the parallelogram. Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478282: a square poster has sides measuring 2 feet less than the sides of a square sign. if the difference between their areas is 32 square feet, find the lengths of the sides of the poster and the sign Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478129: ice that measures 2.5 centimeters on each side contains how many cubic centimeter of ice Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

 Question 478265: what is the surface area of a room that has a length of 89 inches, width 90 inches, and height 96 inches? please show the work for this problem Click here to see answer by cleomenius(959)

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