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 Question 560475: the width of a rectangler swimming pool is 11 meters less than the length,and perimeter is 94 meters .find its dimensions. Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)
 Question 560475: the width of a rectangler swimming pool is 11 meters less than the length,and perimeter is 94 meters .find its dimensions. Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 560476: The length of a rectangler picture is 5 inches greater than twice the width. If the perimeter is 112 inches, find the dimensions of the frame. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 560690: In A Schedule of 6 Classes, Marta has 2 Elective Classes. What is the ratio of elective to non-elective classes in Martas Schedule Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 560705: The ratio of male students to female students in the drama club at Campbell High School is 3:4. If the number of male students in the club is 18,predict the number of female students? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 560701: the ratio of the width of a rectangle to its length is 5:8. What is the width in feet if its length is 12ft. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 560692: A painting is twice as high as it is wide. A 3" frame has a total area of 576 square inches. What are the dimensions of the painting? I already : Drew a picture frame, labeled the width of the frame as 3 in. , labeled the width of the PICTURE as x, and labeled the length of the picture as 2x. Please help ! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 561175: find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs measuring 6 inches and 8 inches. using pythagorean theorem Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 561173: I am olanting a ground cover in one area of my yard. The area i want to cover us rectangular shaped and measures 8.75 ft by 4.5 ft. The manager of the gardenshop tells me that U will need to purchase four plants for every square foot of area i wish to cover. How many plants will I need to buy to complete my project? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 561297: A long, straight fence having a pole every 8 ft is 1,440 ft long. How many fence poles are needed for the fence? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 561586: Find the number of sides of a regular polygon if the measure of each interior angle is 17 times the measure of each exterior angle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 561542: Joey has his dog on a leash tied on the corner of the garage. The garage is 20 feet by 30 feet. If the leash is 24 feet long, how much area can the dog access? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 561702: what is 2 feet more than 1/3 of 3 feet ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 561800: A square floor has a diagonal of 16 feet. At 50 cents per square foot, what is cost of painting the floor? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 562136: If a child who is 3 feet tall casts a shadow of 60 inches, how tall is a cat that casts a shadow of 18 inches Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 562109: what is the precise name for a quadrilateral that has 2 pairs of parallel sides and four congruent sides Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 562246: The area of a rectangle is 96 square ft. The two dimensions are in the ratio of two- thirds to one. Find the dimensions Click here to see answer by issacodegard(60)

 Question 562254: Two angles are complimentary if the sum of their measures is 90. The measure of the first angle is 18 more than four times the second angle. Find the measure of the first angle. Click here to see answer by issacodegard(60)

 Question 562730: The statue of liberty is 152 feet, what is the height to the nearest 10 feet? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 562950: Each side of a flower garden, 30 meters long and 20 meters wide, is increased by the same amount so that the new area will be twice as big as the original area. By how many meters was each side extended? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 145975: Two similar triangles have perimeters of 15 and 8. If the area of the larger triangle is 100, find the area of the smaller triangle rounded to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by aplused(1)

 Question 563239: This is the problem: Can you show that no polygon exists in which the ratio of the number of diagonals of the sum of the measures of its interior angles is 1:18? Here is my formula: n(n-3)/180(n-2)=1/18 I don't know if the n(n-3) part is the formula for finding the number of diagonals. What is the the correct formula and what steps should I take in solving this problem? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 563252: the ratio of the three angles of a triangle is 2:3:4. find the measure of the largest angle Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 563254: find the measure of each exterior angle of an equiangular decagon Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 563316: Two angles are complementary. Their difference is 45 degrees. Find the angles? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 563477: A farmer has a square garden that is 21 ft. along each side. He wants to put a post at each corner, and one every three feet. How many posts will he use? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 563754: A circle has area 2025*(pi) square inches. How many inches is its diameter? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 563759: Randals dad is installing a new pool in there backyard. The pool is square and has an area of 196ft squared. Randals dad will then build a 8ft. wide deck to surround the pool. What is the out side perimeter of the deck? Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 563866: if the area of square is 64m square what is it's length Click here to see answer by bluemockingjay7(41)

 Question 563839: The length of a rectangle is six times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 600in squared , find its perimeter. Click here to see answer by bluemockingjay7(41)

 Question 563901: In 1960 the average attendance at a Patriots game was 25,783 and in 2007 the average attendance was 66,789. What is the estimate of attendance over this time period? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 563911: The volume of a rectangular aquarium is 900 gallons. the bottom is 4ft by 6ft. Find the height of the tank. (hint: there are 7.5 gallons per cubic foot) I just need to know how you would set up the equation? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 563899: If a restaurant is 43 yards wide and 112 yards long how many square feet is it? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 564028: The distance around a tennis court is 330 feet. If the length of the court is 9 feet more than twice the width, find the dimensions of the tennis court. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 564126: use of this rato: you make a wagon wheel that has a diameter of 3 feet. how many turns of the wheel will it take to have you go the distance of one mile (5280)? if your wheel makes one rotation every second, then what is the velocity in miles per hour for your wagon? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 564251: a rectangle is 6m wide and 11m long. how long is the diagonal of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 564625: a rope is needed at the top of the 24-ft flagpole to connect it to a peg that is 20feet from the base of the flagpole. what is the length of the rope? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 564719: The John Hancock Center in Chicago has a rectangular base. The length of the base measures 65 feet less than twice the width. The perimeter of this base is 860 feet. What are the dimensions of the base? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 564768: Lee has a rectangular plot to use for a flower garden. She plans to include a gravel border of uniform width around the flower garden so visitors can walk completely around the flowers to view them more easily. The total size of the garden and gravel border is to be 15 feet by 21 feet. If Lee has enough gravel to cover 117 square feet for the border, how wide will the gravel border be? What will the dimensions of the actual flower garden be? Round answers to nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)