# Questions on Word Problems: Geometry answered by real tutors!

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Geometry -> Questions on Word Problems: Geometry answered by real tutors!      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Word Problems: Geometry Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

## Tutors Answer Your Questions about Geometry Word Problems (FREE)

 Question 591097: Find the volume of this tube. You can think of it as a hollow cylinder. The tube consists of a smaller tube inside of a larger tube. The smaller tube has a radius of 5, and the larger tube has an overall radius of 10. The height for them both is 15. Please include the answer followed by pi. To Alan3354: It didn't work out because none of the answers I was getting were anything close to a, b, c, or d. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 591120: A rectangle is 30 feet longer than it is wide. If its length were increased by 50 feet and its width were diminished by 8 feet, its area would be increased by 200 square feet. Find its dimensions. Also, is there a good way to learn to solve word problems? Having a hard time with them. Thank you Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 591211: what does it mean to increase one dimension of a rectangular prism by a factor of x? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 591422: if i am givien the area of a shape but i need to find out the perimeter how do i do that?? Thanks Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 591442: Hi I can't seem to get the exact answer on this one. The length of each side of a square with an area of 1600 square inches is increased by 20 inches. What is the resulting area? I tried all sorts of things, but I just can get it right. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9676)

 Question 591382: The maximum distance that a radio signal can reach directly is the length of the segment tangent to the curve of the Earth's surface. If the angles formed by the tangent radio signals and the tower are 89.5 degrees, what is the measure of the intercepted arc of the Earth? Given that the radius of Earth is approximately 4000 miles, estimate how far the signal can reach. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 591502: Hi I have a question about a math problem on my homework. The question states: The diagonal of a smaller square is a side of a larger square, as shown below. The area of the smaller square is 36 square centimeters. What is the area of the larger square, in square centimeters? I have tried to do the area of the triangle and I got 1/2 (3)(6). I got 9*4 and got 36 square centimeters. Now I do not know if that answer is correct or how to find the area of the bigger square. I cannot attach a picture of the diagram Sorry... Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)
 Question 591502: Hi I have a question about a math problem on my homework. The question states: The diagonal of a smaller square is a side of a larger square, as shown below. The area of the smaller square is 36 square centimeters. What is the area of the larger square, in square centimeters? I have tried to do the area of the triangle and I got 1/2 (3)(6). I got 9*4 and got 36 square centimeters. Now I do not know if that answer is correct or how to find the area of the bigger square. I cannot attach a picture of the diagram Sorry... Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 591623: a wire when bent into the form of a square encloses an area of 121 sq.cm. if the wire is bent in the form of a circle, then what would be the area? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 591770: 2. The diagonal of a smaller square is a side of a larger square, as shown below. The area of the smaller square is 36 square centimeters. What is the area of the larger square, in square centimeters? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 591787: Please help me to solve this equation: C(x)=0.4x^2-fx+m. The cost function for the Blingo Hang gliding service is C(x)=0.4x^2-fx+m, where f represents the average fuel cost for a customer's daily excursion and m represents the monthly hanger rental. Also, C represents the monthly cost in dollars of the small business where x is the number of flight excursions facilitated in that month. a)If \$80 is estimated to be the average fuels cost (f), and the monthly hanger rental is \$5000; write an equation for the cost, C, in terms of x. My answer is cx=4/10 x^2 -80+5000 b)What is the cost when 40 flight excursions are sold in a month???? c)How many flight excursions must be sold in order to minimize the cost? Show your work algebraically. d)What is the minimum cost? Thank You! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 591786: figure the distance between corners (diagonal) on a square 35 1/2"W x 35 1/2"D Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 591918: The ratio of the sides of a triangle is 3:4:5 and has a perimeter of 168 ft. What is the measure of the largest side? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 592145: perimeter of a square is numerically greater than its area by 4. find its diagonal. Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 592208: How many square inches of glass are required to cover a photograph that is 8 inches wide and 10 inches long? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 592250: What is the perimeter of a regular hexagon that has area A = 4056 √3? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 592249: What is the area of a regular hexagon that has perimeter P = 1716? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 592514: how will the area of a 3 foot square change if it is twice as long,well the area of a 3 foot sq is 12 ft. and when you double that you get 24 sq ft Click here to see answer by gummgumm1998(1)

 Question 592493: how many inches long is 1/3 yard of rope Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 592776: One angle of an isosceles triamgle is three times one of the equal sides.find the greatest angle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 592772: A rectangular solid has a volume of 180 ft cubed. Its length is 6 ft and its width is 5 ft. What is its height? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 592835: if a tile costs \$24 a square meter.how much will the tile cost for a retangular area 0.5 m by 5.3 m? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 592797: part of a line between two end points an exact location Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 592970: find 1/4 of 333. express your answer in simplest terms Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 592974: solve. 1/2 x 3 3/8 Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 593078: a square has sides X cm long. What is the perimeter in expanded form? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 593367: The side of a square is 2 cm longer than the side of a second square. The area of the first square exceeds that of the second squared by 220 sq cm. Find the side of each square. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 593368: The side of a square is 2 cm longer than the side of a second square. The area of the first square exceeds that of the second squared by 220 sq cm. Find the side of each square. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 593364: estimate the angle to the nearest one-half radian Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 593448: The endpoint coordinates of the hypotnuse of a right triangle are (1,0) and (6,-5). What are possible coordinates of the point where the legs of this triangle intersect and what is the lenght of the hypotenuse? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6501)

 Question 593449: Each circle has a radius of 12 inches. Each circle is tangent to each other and they are inscribed in a rectangle. What is the perimeter of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 593520: suppose that the measure of the intercepted arc of a sector of a circle is 60 degrees. suppose also that the radius is squre root of 216 divided by pi. what is the area of the sector Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 593678: Two similar squares are in a ratio of 3:5. If a side of the larger square is 35 inches, what is the measure of a side of the smaller square? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6501)

 Question 593806: Please help and show me if I am doing this right! I have to solve an quadratic formula: 3x^=19x-14=0 Ax^+bx+c=0, a=0 x=(-b±√(b^2-4ac))/2a 3x^+19x-14=0 A=3 B=19 C=14 3^=(-19±√(〖-19〗^2-4(3)(14)))/(2(3)) 3^= (19±√(〖361〗^+ 168))/6 3^= (19±√529)/6 19+23=42=7 6 6 my answer is 7 over 6. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 593806: Please help and show me if I am doing this right! I have to solve an quadratic formula: 3x^=19x-14=0 Ax^+bx+c=0, a=0 x=(-b±√(b^2-4ac))/2a 3x^+19x-14=0 A=3 B=19 C=14 3^=(-19±√(〖-19〗^2-4(3)(14)))/(2(3)) 3^= (19±√(〖361〗^+ 168))/6 3^= (19±√529)/6 19+23=42=7 6 6 my answer is 7 over 6. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 593989: The L.C.M of two numbers is 120 and their G.C.F is 6. one of the numbers is 30, what is the other number? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 594105: if \$80 is estimated to be the average fuels cost (f) and the monthly hanger rental is 5000, write an equation for the cost, c, in terms of x Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 594469: The perimeter of an equilateral triangle, triangle RST is 72 inches. What is the length of an altitude of triangle RST A. 24 inches B. 12 radical 3 inches C. 12 radical 2 inches D. 12 inches Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 594866: Please help me with this: The volume of a cube is given by v= s3, where is s the length of the side. Find the length of the side of a cube ( round the answer to three decimal places) if the volume is 800cm3. Thank you! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 594877: 15.4cm= how many cm squared Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 594918: A family room measures 17 feet by 27 feet. They are covering the floor with square tile that ,easures 1 feet on a side and cost \$0.83 each. How much will they spend on tile? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 594914: we have atriangle ABC. Measure of angle A is 105 deg. Length of Side B is equal root2*SideC. then what is the measure of angle C? i know the answer. i need solution with basic geometry. without trigonometry. thanks already. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 594954: How do you solve for the dimensions of a rectangle given it's area of 160 and it is incribed in a circle with a diameter of 20 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 595054: A chord is 5cm from the vented of a circle with a radius of 13 cm. What is the length of the chord Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 595170: a squire has diagonals of length 10 cm. find the sides of the squire. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

Older solutions: 1..45, 46..90, 91..135, 136..180, 181..225, 226..270, 271..315, 316..360, 361..405, 406..450, 451..495, 496..540, 541..585, 586..630, 631..675, 676..720, 721..765, 766..810, 811..855, 856..900, 901..945, 946..990, 991..1035, 1036..1080, 1081..1125, 1126..1170, 1171..1215, 1216..1260, 1261..1305, 1306..1350, 1351..1395, 1396..1440, 1441..1485, 1486..1530, 1531..1575, 1576..1620, 1621..1665, 1666..1710, 1711..1755, 1756..1800, 1801..1845, 1846..1890, 1891..1935, 1936..1980, 1981..2025, 2026..2070, 2071..2115, 2116..2160, 2161..2205, 2206..2250, 2251..2295, 2296..2340, 2341..2385, 2386..2430, 2431..2475, 2476..2520, 2521..2565, 2566..2610, 2611..2655, 2656..2700, 2701..2745, 2746..2790, 2791..2835, 2836..2880, 2881..2925, 2926..2970, 2971..3015, 3016..3060, 3061..3105, 3106..3150, 3151..3195, 3196..3240, 3241..3285, 3286..3330, 3331..3375, 3376..3420, 3421..3465, 3466..3510, 3511..3555, 3556..3600, 3601..3645, 3646..3690, 3691..3735, 3736..3780, 3781..3825, 3826..3870, 3871..3915, 3916..3960, 3961..4005, 4006..4050, 4051..4095, 4096..4140, 4141..4185, 4186..4230, 4231..4275, 4276..4320, 4321..4365, 4366..4410, 4411..4455, 4456..4500, 4501..4545, 4546..4590, 4591..4635, 4636..4680, 4681..4725, 4726..4770, 4771..4815, 4816..4860, 4861..4905, 4906..4950, 4951..4995, 4996..5040, 5041..5085, 5086..5130, 5131..5175, 5176..5220, 5221..5265, 5266..5310, 5311..5355, 5356..5400, 5401..5445, 5446..5490, 5491..5535, 5536..5580, 5581..5625, 5626..5670, 5671..5715, 5716..5760, 5761..5805, 5806..5850, 5851..5895, 5896..5940, 5941..5985, 5986..6030, 6031..6075, 6076..6120, 6121..6165, 6166..6210, 6211..6255, 6256..6300, 6301..6345, 6346..6390, 6391..6435, 6436..6480, 6481..6525, 6526..6570, 6571..6615, 6616..6660, 6661..6705, 6706..6750, 6751..6795, 6796..6840, 6841..6885, 6886..6930, 6931..6975, 6976..7020, 7021..7065, 7066..7110, 7111..7155, 7156..7200, 7201..7245, 7246..7290, 7291..7335, 7336..7380, 7381..7425, 7426..7470, 7471..7515, 7516..7560, 7561..7605, 7606..7650, 7651..7695, 7696..7740, 7741..7785, 7786..7830