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 Question 564823: the measure of one of the angles of a triangle is 35. The sum of the measures of the other two angles is 145 and the difference between their measures is 15. What are the measures of the unknown angles? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 565095: is 3 inches long the same as 2 3/4 inches long? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 565119: A rectangular picture 24 inches by 32 inches is surrounded by a border of uniform width. If the area of the border is 528 square inches less than the area of the picture, find the width of the border? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 565296: I f Allison has a rectangular block of wax that measures 12 centimeters by 10 centimeters by 20 centimeters, about how many candles can she make after melting the block of wax? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 565311: The length of the edge of the square is twice as long as the radius of the circle. Find the ratio of the area of the circle to the area of the square. Write the answer in simplified form. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 565334: the length of a rectangle is 4 cm greater than its width. If the length and the width were increased by 3 cm, the area of the rectangle would be in creased by 93 cm. What are the dimensions fo the original rectangle? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6494)

 Question 565654: how many square foot is 20 ft by 30 ft rectangle? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 565561: an above-ground swimming pool is in the shape of a regular hexagonal prism. the pool is 3 meters high and holds 66 cubic meters of water. another pool has a base with the same shape and size, but is 5 meters high. how much water will this pool hold? explain Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 565866: Mr. Diaz measured the length of the garden. It measured 9 meters long. How many centimeters long was the garden? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 565950: what is the perimeter of a square that measures 10 inches by 11 inches Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 566016: the area of a rectangular vegetable plot is 15 square metres.if the width is 1 metre,what is its lenght? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 566002: The ratio of the length and breadth of a rectangular farm is 2:1 . If its area is 450 m^2, find its length. Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 566066: What is the formula to find the AREA between TWO Rectangles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 566090: A polygon has five interior angles. It has two angles measuring 160° each, two angles measuring 75° each, and one angle measuring 70°. What kind of polygon is this? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 566135: I have a word problem on a sheet that I don't really understand. I would really love to know the steps to solving it since there are more of them. I've tried the pythagorean theorem, but I don't think I'm doing it right. I would greatly appreciate any help I receive. In a square, the length of a side is 6 cm less than a diagonal. How long is each diagonal? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 566203: the perimeter of a rectangle is 44 inches.Find the dimension if the width is two inches longer than three times the length.Then find the area of the rectangle Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6494)

 Question 566272: A rectangular field is 30 feet wide and 50 feet long. Fence post are to be placed every 10 feet around the field. How many posts are needed? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 566544: a circle whose diameter has endpoints (-3,0) and (3,0) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 566592: a square garden has perimeter 96m find its side Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 566801: if the perimetare of a rectangle is 30 then whats the area Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 566959: The length of a triangle is 4 m more than twice the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 35 m^2. Find the height of the triangle. This is what I've done: A=1/2*b*h 35= (1/2)*(2b)*(2b+4) Is that the right equation? How do I solve this? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 566994: The page of a book measures 6in by 9in. A uniform border around the page leaves 28in^2 for type. What are the dimensions of the type area? I have no idea where to begin with this. How do I solve this? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 273868: Two poles, 30 feet and 50 feet tall, are 40 feet apart and perpendicular to the ground. The poles are supported by wires attached from the top of each pole to the bottom of the other, as in the figure. A coupling is placed at C where the tow wires cross. Find x, the distance from C to the taller pole? How high above the ground is the coupling? How far down the wire from the smaller pole is the coupling? Click here to see answer by noelsanoj(1)

 Question 567303: the length of a rectangle is 6cm and the width 3 cm. if both are increased by the same amount the area is increased by 70 cm^2 find the length and width of the larger rectangle? Click here to see answer by Horlaye(4)

 Question 567096: suppose the ratio of the volumes of two balls is 8 to 1. What is the ratio of their radii? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 567609: The surface areas of two similar cylinders are 6ft2 and 54ft2. The volume of the smaller cylinder is 2ft3. What is the volume in cubic feet of the larger cylinder? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 567625: A scuba diver has a taut rope connecting the dive boat to an anchor on the ocean floor. The rope is 110 ft long. The water is 55 ft deep. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far is the anchor from a point directly below the boat? --Basically, I need to know where each length goes. I used 55 as the height of the right triangle and 110 as the base. Is this correct? Thank you. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 567760: using proportional relationships. the scale is 1.5in:60ft find the length of segment AB.segment AB equals .5in. how do i solve for this because i guessed that 1in was half of 60 (30ft) & .5in might be half of 30 (15ft)? was i correct? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 567860: The length of a rectangle is 3 feet less than twice the width of the rectangle. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 84 feet, find the width and the length. Width = _____ft Length=______ft. x+x+x+x=84 L=2w-3 is what i have come up with but i am not sure where to go from there. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 567874: A square lawn is surrounded by a path 2.5 m wide around it . If the area of the path is 200 sq m , find the area of the lawn Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 568332: A rectangular swimming pool is surrounded by a concrete walkway of uniform width. The outside dimensions of the walkway is 13 ft. by 18 ft. The water surface of the pool is 50 ft(squared). What is the dimension of the pool? Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 568684: a regular-size piece of paper is about 28 centimeters from top to bottom. what is the length in milimeters? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 568677: the length of a rectangular frame is 9 cm more than the width. the area inside the frame is 90 square cm. find the width of the frame. set up a quadratic equation to solve it. THANKS in advance Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 568989: if the area of a trapazoid was 72 ft^2 and the sum of the bases was 48 ft what would the heighth be? Click here to see answer by Theo(3460)

 Question 569287: a right triangle has a perimeter of 1400. The hypotenuse is 600. What are the lengths of the other two sides? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6494)

 Question 569092: in a regular 31 gon what is the measurement of each interior angle and measurement of each exterior angle Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 569345: A record radius of 15cm. The label has a radius of 6cm. Find the following to the nearest tenth: A. The area of the record (including the label). B. The area of the label. C. The area of the record that is not covered by the label. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 569387: Is m+n an integer, why or why not? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

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