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 Question 574963: a pie-shaped (triangular) lake-front lot has a perimeter of 1200 ft. One side is 200 ft longer than the shortest side, while the third side is 400 feet longer than the shortest side. What are the lengths of all three sides? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 575105: Jimmy is making a rectangular garden. He wants it to be( x - 11 ) long and (x-1) yards wide. He needs a walkway 3 yards wide around the garden. If the total area of both garden and the walkway is 119 sq yards. solve for x. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 575363: You are tiling a kitchen floor that is 10ft wide by 4yd long. How many square yards of tile do you need? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 575369: The midpoint of CD __ is E(-1,0). One endpoint is C(5,2). What are the coordinates of the other endpoint Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 575370: An athlete runs 105m south and 80m west. How far is he from the starting point? A)120m B)110m C)185m D)132m Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 575401: What is the area of the smallest scalene triangle whose side lengths are prime numbers? please explain Click here to see answer by KMST(1872)

 Question 575561: The length of a rectangle is 5 meters longer than the width. The area is 300 square meters. How long is the rectangle? Can you give me an equation? I swear, nobody knows how to find it:( Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 575825: A square inch is a square with sides that measure 1 inch.A square yard is a square with sides that measure 1 yard,How many square inches are there in a square yard Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 575854: we are suppose to classify the triangle 1.) the measures of two angles are 53 degrees and 76 degrees what is the triangle Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 576219: Hello all. May you please help me answer this word problem? Thanks: The height of a rectangle is half as long as its base.If its height is increased by 5 and its base is decreased by 2, its perimeter is equal to 60. Find the height and base of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 576418: Can you explain how to do this please. Ratio: 3600 people in 24 square miles. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 576633: what is formula for the voulme and surface area of a open box? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 576624: the width of recangle is 5 feet longer than one forth of its lenght. the perimeter is 80 feet. find its dimensions Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 576732: find the surface area of the figure. Give both the exact value and an approximation to the nearest hundredth 3ft & 9ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 577617: I am a rectangular prism, so I have a height (h), a width (w) and a depth (d). Here are your clues to determining each of my dimensions...my depth is 3 more units than my width, my height is 1.5 units less than my depth, and the sum of my 3 dimensions is slightly > 25 units. Finally, my volume is 595 cubic units while my surface area is 429 square units. What are my 3 dimensions? List the depth, height and width Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 577805: how do you set up the word problem... "The perimeter of a rectangle is 48 cm. One side is four fifths the length of the other side. Find the dimensions of the rectangle" Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 577762: determine the angle of elevation of sun when the length of the shadow of a pole is underroot 3 times the heiht of the pole? Click here to see answer by KMST(1872)

 Question 577919: what has a greater distance ? a Square with a length of 9ft or a radius with a distance of 5ft ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 577927: what is the outer perimeter of a sidewalk if the sidewalk is 12 ft wide by 20 ft long ? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 578029: explain how to find the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a septagon Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 578158: a trench is 160ft long and 10ft deep, 8ft wide at the top and 5ft at the bottom. how many cubic ft of earth have been removed. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 578245: the floor in the school cafeteria is 2,160 square feet. what could be the dimension of the cafeteria if it is rectangular in shape? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 578346: What is the volume of a box of cereal 10 1/4 inches high and 7 3/4 inches wide rounded to the nearest tenth of a centimeter. You must include a detailed explanation of how you calculated the volume. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 578559: Two rectangles are similar. The ratio of their corresponding sides is 1:4. Find the ratio of their perimeters. What is the ratio of their areas? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 578714: If the diameter of the garden is 72 meters and the measure of angle A is 122.4°, what will the area of the fountain be? (Use 3.14 for .) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 579266: a triangle has an area of 45cm2 and a base of 5 cm.what height corresponds to this base? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 579457: what is the equation to 4)5x+8+3p) show all work? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 579849: If each side of a square is increased by 3 cm, the total area of both the new square and the original square will be 617 cm2 . Approximate to the nearest tenth of a centimeter the length of each side of the original square. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 579894: 1. From a second - story window directly across the street, the angle of elevation of the top of an office building is 57 degrees and 20 minutes and the angle of depression of the base is 18 degrees and 10 minutes. If the buildings are 38 m. apart, what is the height of the building ? 2. Mr. Reyes wanted to know the height of the tree. What he did was form a point A on the ground and observed that the angle of elevation of the top of the tree was 30 degrees. He then moved 50 ft. away from A. In his second position at B, the angle of elevation of the top of the tree was 22 degrees. Find the height of the tree. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 579958: one circular table has a diameter of 9ft and another circular table has a diamter of 20ft. how much greater is the larger table Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 580203: what is the volume of a rectangular prism with a height of 6 in. width of 4/5 in. and lenth of 1 2/3 in. thank you Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 580068: A small square is constructed. Then a new square is made by increasing each side by 2 meters. The perimeter of the new square is 3 meters shorter than 5 times the length of one side of the original square. Find the dimensions of the original square. That is the problem that I cannot figure out how to solve. I have the answer in the back on my text book but I want to know the process to solving the equation. Please help. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 580305: what is the perimeter of a triangle in millimeters Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 580625: A pendulum has a period of 8 seconds. Calculate the length Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 580508: Suppose a wire is stretched tightly around the Earth. (The radius of the Earth is approx. 6,400 km.) If the wire is cut, its circumference is increased by 20 meters, and the wire is placed back around the Earth so that the wire is the same distance from the Earth at every point, could you walk under the wire? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 580582: A bijection is always has an inverse or not? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 580633: A penny is dropped from the top of a 900m tower. How long does it take to hit the ground? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 580666: what is the length of the radius of a circle tha has a diameter of 146 centimeters Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 580621: A penny is dropped from the top of a 900 m tower how long does it take to hit the ground Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 580636: If a force of 100N on an object causes an acceleration of 10m/s2 what is the objects mass? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 580636: If a force of 100N on an object causes an acceleration of 10m/s2 what is the objects mass? Click here to see answer by KMST(1872)

 Question 581160: ok how do i find the length, width, and height if i already know the surface area? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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