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 Question 525697: Which is a better buy? An 8 inch by 8inch square pizza for \$10 or a 9inch round pizza for \$10. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31532)

 Question 525800: The area of the a square is 9 cm squared, what is the side length of the square? Thankss :) Click here to see answer by sweetlove0206(3)

 Question 525814: The length of an equilateral hexagon is 4 inches less than the the length of a side of a square. The perimeter of the hexagon is equal to the perimeter of the square. Find the length of a side of the hexagon and the length of a side of the square. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 525950: The measures of the lengths of three sides of a triangle are prime numbers. If two of the sides are 5 and 23, what is a possible value of the length of the third side? Click here to see answer by eshellhorn(1)

 Question 526077: If the area of a trapezoid is 32 and base 1 is x + 6 and base 2 is x+2 and the height = x, how can i solve for x? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 526142: Rene is building a rectangular window frame that is feet long and feet wide. What is the perimeter of the window frame? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31532)

 Question 526191: FIND the length of the diagonal of a rectangle whose sides are 15cm and 8cm. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31532)

 Question 526205: one leg of a triangle is 14ft longer than the other leg. The legnth of the hypotenuse is 26ft. Find the lengths of the other 2 sides. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 526345: An open box with a square base stands 6 inches tall. The total surface area of the outside of the box is 640 square inches. What are the dimensions of the base? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 526464: the length of the sides of a triangle are in the ratio 3:4:5. find the area of the triangle if its perimeter is 144cm Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 526602: The volume of a cube is 64 ft. How many feet are on each side? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 526642: In a rancher's pentagonal plot of land, when interior angles are put in decreasing Order, each differs from the next by 10 degrees. Find the measure of the smallest interior Angle of the field to the nearest tenth of a degree. The multiple choice is... A: 88.0 B: 86.5 C: 128.0 D: 108.0 Please explain your answer!! Thank u:) Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 526726: The length of a rectangle is 8 in. more than its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 24 in. What are the width and length of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 526794: The diameter of the outer circle of a flower garden is twice the diameter of the inner circle. The lengths of the walkways are each a = 5 feet long. What is the diameter of the inner circle? Answer in units of ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31532)

 Question 526987: a rectangle has a width that is three times longer than its length. find the measure of the angle formed between a drawn diagonal and the shorter side of the rectangle Click here to see answer by stanbon(57977)

 Question 527024: is it possible for a triangle to have sides with the lengths of 5 ft, 6 ft, 12 ft? What about 3.5 cm, 4.5 cm, 7 cm? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31532)

 Question 527025: Area is to square inches As volume is to Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 527449: Help, I've been informed and I can't bcoeme ignorant. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 527641: a 12 sided die is rolled the set of equally likely out comes is 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12, Find the probability a 12 Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 527746: Hey I was having trouble with this word problem please help.( The width of a rectangle is 6 kilometers less than twice it's length. If the area is 108 square kilometers, find the dimensions of the rectangle. )How would I set this problem up? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 527772: The three sides of a right-angled triangle are proportional to the numbers 3, 4, and 5. Find the length of each side knowing that the area of the triangle is 24m squared. Work so far: 1/2bh=A 1/2(3x)(4x)=24m squared Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31532)

 Question 528465: I have a rectangle whose length is 3x the width. If the length and width are both decrease by 2cm the area of the rectangle is decreased by 36cm^2. I think the formula is 3x^2-8x+4. I need to know the beginning area? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 528501: in radical form what is the length of a diagonal of a sqaure if the perimeter is 20 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 528510: How do you find the perimeter of a rectangle that is 9 feet long and 4 feet wide. Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 528751: the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle is 6m more than twice the shortest side. If the third side is 2m less than the hypotenuse, find the sides of the triangle. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7008)

 Question 528560: The length of a rectangle is 3 times the width. The perimeter of the rectangle is equal to the perimeter of a triangle that has one side equal to the length of the rectangle. The sum of the other 2 sides of the triangle equals 85. What is the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 528697: what is the possible dimensions of a rectangular box if the dimensions are three consecutive numbers and the volume is 60 cm cube Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 529060: If two planes leave an airport at the same time with one flying west at 330 miles per hour and the other flying east at 530 miles per hour, how long will it take them to be 2580 miles apart? Click here to see answer by 500001122(1)

 Question 529739: The area of a triangle is 20 square cm. The height is an odd prime number and is shorter than the base. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 529747: A leather coin purse has the shape of a triangle. Two sdes are equal in length and the third side is 3 centimeters shorter than one and one-half times the length of the equal sides. The perimeter is 28.5 centimeters. find the lengths of the sides. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6763)

 Question 529698: Two anglesare complementary, and one is twice as large as the other one.cWhat is the measure of each angle? let x= one angle let y= one angle Would my equations be: x+y=90 2x=y I am not getting a correct answer, and my I believe the problem is my equations. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 529951: a square flowerbed is 6 feet along each edge and the square sidewalk around it is 2 feet wide. find the area of the sidewalk (The shaded region) in square feet. Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529829: the perimeter of a rectangle is 82 m. if the width were doubled and the length were increased by 18 m, the perimeter would be 150 m. what are the length and width of the rectangle Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 529807: A banner in the shape of an isosceles triangle has a base that is 3 inches shorter than either of the equal sides. If the perimeter of the banner is 48 inches, then what is the length of the equal sides? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 530133: "Water weighs 62.4 lbs per cubic foot. What is the weight of the water in a filled pool 63 feet long, 29 feet wide and 8 inches deep, to the nearest tenth of a pound?" Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 530202: How many sides would a regular polygon have if each interior angle measures 162°? A. 10 B. 12 C. 18 D. 20 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)
 Question 530202: How many sides would a regular polygon have if each interior angle measures 162°? A. 10 B. 12 C. 18 D. 20 Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1483)

 Question 530427: Good afternoon Tutors: I have a word problems where I am asked to use an inequality to solve involving triangles. 1) A flag maker is making a triangular flag but he must keep the sign under 40 sq. ft. If the base of the sign is 10 ft, what is the maximum height of the triangular sign? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 530699: A farmer has a fence surrounding a 36 foot square plot and wants to use the fence to enclose a circular flower bed. The area enclosed would be? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 531784: The volume of a rectangular box is 6 ft^3 more than twice the volume of a cube. The length of the box is 2 ft more than the length of an edge of the cube its width is equal to the length of an edge of the cube; and its height is 1 ft more than the length of an edge of the cube. What are the dimensions of the box and the cube? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 532151: a rectangular field is twice as long as it is wide, if the perimeter of the field is 96 yards, what are the dimensions ? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 532415: A square with width of 6ft and length 5ft; What is the perimeter and area of the rectangle? Can you show me how to work out the area of this problem ? --- I have already tried the perimeter, could you tell me if this is right? --- perimeter: l=length=5ft w=width=6ft 5+6+5+6=22ft p=2L+2W=2(5)+2(6)=10+12=22ft Click here to see answer by Don Malabag(3)

 Question 532396: You are building a rectangular field and want to make a walkway around the edge. The field is 360 ft by 160ft, and the area of the entire area (field&walkway) is 71,796 sq ft. What is the width of the walkway? What is the area of the walkway? Click here to see answer by Don Malabag(3)

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