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 Question 608827: the height of a triangle is 10 centimeters more than its base. if the area of the triangle is 100 cm, find its base and height Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 608993: The second angle in a triangle is one third as the large as the first. The third angle is two thirds as large as the first angle. Find the angle measures. -So this is the question, I've tried different things but I was supposed to get =180 since its a triangle and I'm a bit confused ! Please and thank you. Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 609066: solve for y 5 over y = 20 over 4 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 609075: a right circular cylinder has a height of 12.6cm and the diameter is 7cm. find the volume of the cylinder. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 609201: A rectangular box is twice as long as it is wide and three times as tall as it is long. Find the volume of the box as a function of the width. (V = lwh) jj_tyrrell@yahoo.com Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 609268: Find the area of a circle with the given diameter. Use 22/7 for pie d= 84 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 609270: Find the area of a circle with the given diameter. Use 22/7 for pie d= 84 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 609495: The length of a rectangle is 4 cm longer that the width, and the perimeter is at least 48 cm. What are the smallest possible dimensions for the rectangle? Choices: 8cm x 12 cm 10cm x 14cm 14cm x 18cm 19cm x 23cm Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609654: A flagpole casts a shadow five feet long at the same time that a man who is six feet tall casts a shadow that is two feet long. How tall is the flagpole ? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 609738: Ok, here is my 6th grade daughter's problem: Anne is sealing blocks measuring 8 in by 9 in by 12 in. A can of sealant covers 20 square feet. How many cans should Anne buy for 12 blocks? We have calculated the surface area of the rectangular block to be 552 in sq. If a can covers 240 in sq (20 sq feet =240 sq inche?) then we would divide 552 by 240 and would need 2.3 cans per block and mulitply by 12 blocks which would equal 27.6 rounded up to 28 cans. Is that correct? The 20 square feet versus inches squared is throwing me off. THANK YOU! GC Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 609684: Scale Factor 1:4 How do you find the Ratio of perimeters and the ratio of areas?? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 610122: area = 137 find width = ? length = ? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 610188: One bundle of \$50 bills contains 200 bills. What would be the total value of 20 identical bundles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 610346: Let D, E, and F be points on the sides BC, CA, and AB respectively of triangle ABC such that BD=CE=AF and Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 610412: A back yard pool has the shape of a regular hexagon .what is the measure of each angle of the pool? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 610557: What is the length of the radius of a circle with the center at O(-3,4) and passes through the point P(2,-5)? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610627: YOU WANT TO ENCLOSE A TRIANGULAR VEGTABLE GARDEN WITH FENCING. how many FEET of fencing do you need? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 610763: How do you find a New Diameter of a sphere decreasing in size, using only the Old Diameter(I heard it's d2 = [percent your taking off] x d1 Is that correct)? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 611489: 1. Wagon has a volume of 900 cu in. It is 30 in. long and 10 in. wide. How deep is the wagon? 2. A flower box is 7 feet long, 2 feet wide, and 2 feet deep. How many cubic feet of dirt will it hold? 3. If dirt is sold in bags that hold 3.5 cu ft, how many bags of dirt will it take to fill the box? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 611693: A cone with radius 1 fits snugly inside a square pyramid, which fits snugly inside a cube. What are the volumes of the three figures? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 40749: A cow is tethered to a ring on the outside of a barn, 4 meters from one of the corners. The barn is 16 meters wide by 34 meters long. The rope is 50 meters in length. Find the cow's grazing area. Click here to see answer by tomlaidlaw(13)

 Question 611994: Mr lopez has a new house and wants to put a fence around the perimeter of the yard how many feet of fencing will he need to buy if his yard is rectangular and measures 100 ft by 140 ft Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 612062: Two integers add up to 150. The first integer, x, is 10 less than three times the second integer, y. Which system of equations could you use to find the integers? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 612347: if the area of a circle is 380 square inches, then whats the radius? Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 612389: the navy pier ferris wheel is 150 ft tall and has 40 spokes. a.) find the measure of the angle between any two spokes b.) two spokes form a central angle of 72 degrees. how many spokes are between the two spokes? c.) the bottom of the wheel is 10 ft from the ground. find the diameter and radius of the wheel. explain your reasoning. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 612440: the locus of all pointsd in a plane that are one unit from a circle of radius 3 units is what? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 612490: how many cubic yards of cement are needed to make a concrete walkway around a rectangle garden which is 20 feet by 35 feet, if the walkway is to be 3 feet wide and 4 inches thick? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 612598: a dirt path 4 feet width surrounds a rectangular garden that is 38 feet longer and 17 feet wide. find the area of the dirt path? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 612636: we need to put 16 individual caramels in a box. Each caramel is 1 cubic inch. List all the ways that 16 caramels can be neatly packaged in the box Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 337779: I have 24ft of fencing and need to get an area of 64ft squared. How can I do this? Click here to see answer by JohnBoy1941(1)

 Question 612863: In Gulliver's Travels, Gulliver traveled to Lilliput. The Lilliputian average height is one twelfth of Gulliver's height. If a Lilliputian weighs 0.1 lb, how much did Gulliver weigh to the nearest pound? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 612982: The area of a rectangle is 96 square centimeters. If the width of the rectangle is 4 centimeters less than its length, what are the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 613226: My dad is going to put in a swimming pool. It is going to be a triangular pool, at the base of a fountain. Two sides of the pool measure 23 feet and 31 feet. If the measure of the third side is a single-digit number, which of the following could be the measure of the third side? A. 6 feet B. 7 feet C. 8 feet D. 512 feet Could someone please explain this problem to me? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 613293: AB=8x-5 and BC=5x+1 what is x? what is AB? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 613328: The surface area of a sphere is 200 . If the radius were three times as large, what would the surface area be? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 613396: If the dimensions of a rectangle become one-third of the original dimensions, then area of the new rectangle will be ______ of the area of the original rectangle? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)

 Question 613679: 1.From the information given in the figure, what is AC? A. 7.5 B. 15 C. 22.5 D. Cannot be determined 2.From the information given in the figure above, what is DB? A. 2 B. 6 C. 7.5 D. Cannot be determined 3.Compare the quantity in column A with the quantity in column B. Choose the best answer. A. The quantity in Column A is greater. B. The quantity in Column B is greater. C. The two quantities are equal. D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given. 4.If mFGH = 60, what is the value of x? A. 4 B. 8 C. 10 D. 14 5.In the figure below, is the angle bisector of ∠EOD and the perpendicular bisector of . What can be said about the figure? A. OD = OE B. CD=CE C. PD=PE D. All of the above Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 613703: A rectangular living room measures 12 feet by 10 feet. A carpet placed on the floor leaves a border 2 feet wide all around it. What is the area of the border? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 613731: The height of a triangle is 3 times as long as it's base. If the base is increased by 6cm. and the height is decreased by 5cm. Then the area of the triangle would be 200cm2. What is the height and base of the Original Triangle? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)