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 Question 549531: Give the complement of angle 51 1/2, give solution Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549622: freddy the cat is stuck in a tree, his owner has a ladder that that is 20 feet long. If the owner places the ladder 3 feet away from the tree, how high up is freddy? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 549676: The Perimeter of a triangle is 90 inches. The longest side is 20 inches longer than the shortest side and 10 inches longer than the remaining side. a)Let x, y, and z be the lengths of the three sides from the longest to smallest. Write a system of three linear equations whose solution gives the lengths of each side. b) Solve the system c) Check your solution Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549706: a box with an open top is to be constructed from a square piece of sheet metal, 1.5 m wide, by cutting out a square from each of the four corners and bending up the sides. Find the largest volume that the box can have. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549760: A woman wants to stack two small bookcases beneath a window that is 26 1/2 inches from the floor. The larger bookvase is 14 1/2 inches tall. The othe bookcase is 8 3/4 inches tall. How tall with the two bookcases be when they are stacked together? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 549812: Find the perimeter and the area of the figure: use 3.14 (pi) of 2ft and 5ft Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 549819: In a right triangle, find the length of the side not given. Given an exact answer and an approximate to three decimal places. Assume C represent the length of the hypotenuse 6 & 8 = C Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 549822: Use either < or >for box to write a true sentence 0 box -8 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 549816: Find the volume 12cm, 6cm, 2.5. I have to show my work on all problems Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 549820: Find the volume of ampere whose radius is 7/4 ft use 22/7 for (pi) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 549864: how many gallons would a fish tank be if from all four sides were 20 inches and 10 inches Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549904: Shinsuke Uno walked his dog on a path through a park which formed a right triangle. One leg of the right triangle was 7 meters longer than the other leg. The hypotenuse of the right triangle was 13 meters long. How far did he walk altogether? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 550002: a square table has an area of 580 square inches what is the length of one side of the table to the nearest tenth of an inch Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 549991: You work for a fencing company. A customer called and wanted to fence in his 1,320 square- foot garden. He ordered 148 feet of fencing, but you forgot to ask him for the width and length of the garden. You don't want to bug him again. what is the length and width of the garden? what are the dimensions? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 549988: A peice of wire is 42 com long and is bent into the shape of a rectangle who width is twice its length. Find the dimensions of the recanhle. Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 550017: The width of a rectangle is one-fifth the length. The perimeter of the rectangle is 30 feet. What is the width of the rectangle? how tdo you do this ? Click here to see answer by prateekagrawal(56)

 Question 550020: what is the perimeter of a 3D rectangle that is 24 inches long and 8 inches wide? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 549694: Patty has \$5 in quarters dimes and nickles, she has 3x as much in nickles as in dimes, and she has 5x as much in quarters as she has in nickles. How much of each does she have? Click here to see answer by nasa(3)

 Question 550026: What is the perimeter of a 3 dimensional rectangle that is 24 inches tall and 8 inches wide? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 549374: What is the length of the edge of a cube if its volume could be doubled by an increase of 6 centimeters in one edge, an increase of 12 centimeters in a second edge, and a decrease of 4 centimeters in the third edge Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 550063: In triangle ABC, Anle A is larger than angle C and smaller then angle B by the same amount.If angle B is 67,angle c is? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(872)

 Question 550074: Explain how you would find the distance XY across the lake and the XY if Y=50m and X=200m and the length of the lake is 100m Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 550076: find the surface area of the following Right circular cylinder topped with hemisphere 60ft , 20 ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 550119: in triangle RST an exterior angle at vertex S measures 100.if R=30 what is the longest side of the triangle Click here to see answer by fcabanski(872)

 Question 550180: the measure of angle m is 45 degrees more than twice the measure of its complement. find the measure of angle m Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 550338: The perimeter of a rectangle is 14 feet greater than one and a half times the width. What is the length of the rectangle Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 550315: flat Rectangular of Aluminum has a Perimeter of 60 inches. The length is 14 inches longer than the Width. Find the Width. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 550219: a rectangular building is 15m long by 11m wide. a concrete path of constant width is laid all the way around the building. if the area of the path is 60.0m2, calculate the width. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 550359: Perimeter of rectangle is 90. One side is 6x and one end is 2x. What is the length of the longest side of the rectangle Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 550369: A triangle has a base 12 centimeters and 8 centimeters. How much do you have to increase each dimension equally so that the area is tripled? A man has a 50kg mixture that is one-third cement and two-third sand. How much of a mixture that is half cement and half sand must be added to the 50kg mixture to produce a mixture that is one-fourth cement and three-fourth sand? If a child were four times his present age, he would be half as old as his father now. If father is 30 yrs. old, how old is the child now? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 550438: the perimeter of a square is 8 meters. what is the area Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 550471: to the nearest tenth, what is the perimeter and area of a rectangle with base 4.5 in. and height 3 in. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 550579: Find the angles of a triangle if one angle exceeds a second angle by 45 degrees and is three times as large as the third angle. A woman is 5 times as old as her youngest daughter. How old is each now if the sum of their ages is 50? A motor boat travels at the rate of 50kph down the river. If the current of the river is 5kph, how far can it travel up the river in 2 hours? The age of a man is 10 years more than three times his brother's age. Find the age of each if 5 years from now he will be 4 years more than twice his brother's age. A reservoir can be filled by one pipe in 6 hrs and by another pipe in 8 hrs. It can be emptied by a third pipe in 10 hrs. Starting empty, how long will it take to fill the reservoir if all pipes are open? Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 550682: A 20ft wire supporting a flagpole forms a 35 degree angle with the flagpole. To the nearest foot, how high is the flagpole? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 550720: Please help me with this question: A certain windshield wiper is 10 inches long and it is attached at the outside end( opposite the center of rotation). If the windshield wiper sweeps through a 180 degree angle, what is the area cleaned by the rubber blade? State your answer in terms of pi. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 550803: A woman is 5 times as old as her youngest daughter. How old is each now if the sum of their ages is 50? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 550688: using the Golden Ratio. If the pool is 110 feet wide, about how long should it be? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 550977: A brace for a shelf has the shape of a right triangle. Its hypotenuse is 10 inches long and the two legs are equal in length. How long are the legs of the triangle? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 550975: The area of triangular flag is 72 square centimeters. Its altitude is 2 centimeters longer than twice its base. Find the lengths of the altitude and the base. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 550992: Find the volume of a cube whose edge is 9x-8y. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30925)

 Question 550999: the length of the hall is 18metre and the width is 12 metre. the sum of the area of the floor and the flat roof is equal to the sum of the areas of the four walls.find the height of the wall? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 551113: A scale model of a library is 5 inches long and 3 inches wide. The actual length of the library is 135 feet. What is the width? Click here to see answer by mathstutor458(57)
 Question 551113: A scale model of a library is 5 inches long and 3 inches wide. The actual length of the library is 135 feet. What is the width? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

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