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 Question 624403: Television screens are measured diagonally. If the screens are square, what is the difference in area between a 21-inch screen and a 24-inch screen? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 624551: One Angle Of A Triangle Measures 29 Percent And Another Angle Is 81 Percent. What Is The Measurement Of The Third Angle? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 624552: It's laundry time again, and you have a roll of \$10 worth of quarters to take to the Wash-'n-Whirl. Each US quarter has width of 1.75 mm and a radius of 12 mm. What is the volume of the roll of quarters? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 624553: A globe sits on a geography teacher's desk. The diameter of the globe is 0.001 km. The earth has a diameter of 12, 713.54 km. Find the ratio of the volume of the globe to the volume of the earth. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 624376: The parallel sides of a trapezoid are 8 in and 12 in long. One non-parallel side is 6 in long. a) How far must this side be extended to meet the extension of the opposite side? b) What are the possible lengths for the opposite side? Thank you for your time in advance! Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 473817: A circular pillar candle is 2.8 inches wide & 6 inches tall. What are the lateral area & surface area of the candle? Click here to see answer by chicano88888(1)

 Question 624738: a triangle has three sides that measure 2 1/2 in, 5 1/3in, and 5 19/48in. what is the perimeter (total distance around the triangle? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624813: There is a pool with a cement walkway around it. The pool measures 6 meters by 10 meters and the total area of the pool is 96 meters. Find the width of the walkway Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 624820: if the perimeter of a pentagon is 60, its average size length is? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624865: The perimeter of a triangle with 2 equal sides is 46m. If its base was lengthened by 4 cm and each leg was shortened by 7 cm, all 3 sides would be equal. Find the length of the base of the original triangle. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 624864: The perimeter of the rectangle is 46m. If the width were doubled and the length were increased by 5m, the perimeter would be 66m. What is the length of the original rectangle? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6472)

 Question 625000: How high is a tree that casts a 30-ft shadow at the same time a 6-ft post cast a shadow which is 13-ft long? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 625078: find an equation of a line with slope of -1 that forms with its coordinate axes a triangle in the third quadrant having an area of 12 sq mts Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 625246: 1) The perimeter of a rectangular piece of poster board is 96 in. The length is 8 in. greater than the width. Find the width and the length. 2) Joseph allocates \$800.00 to hotel stays. This represents 36% of his expense budget. Find his expense budget. 3) A 19ft board is cut into two pieces. One piece is 3ft longer than the other. How long are the pieces? 4) Money is invested in a savings account at 5% simple interest. After 1 year, there is \$262.50 in the account. How much was originally invested? 5) When 18 is subtracted from four times a certain number, the result is 5/2 the original number. What is the number? 6) The second angle of a triangle is three times as large as the first. The third angle is 20 degrees less than the sum of the other two angles . Find the measure of the first angle. (I have answered these problems just want to make sure that I am correct. email: twinspice@aol.com) Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1421)

 Question 625358: if <8 measures 124 what is the sum of the measures <6 and <7 Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625391: what is the length of the sides o a polygon when the perimiter is 104? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625621: A square piece of gold has a perimeter of 76 millimeters. How long is each side? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625666: Please help with the following problem. I am unclear how to "express" this answer: A wire whose length is given as x inches is bent into a square. Express the length of a side of the square in terms of x. Thanks! Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625678: pls answer my problem. 1.Why is -12 not a whole number? 2.Why is there a need for negative numbers? 3.What numbers are not classified as integers? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 626022: a rectangular picture 12cm by 10cm has a white border of uniform width. if the area of the border is 168sq.cm, how wide is the border? one hundred tiles of a certain size are needed to pave a floor. if a tile, which measures 4cm less on each side, will be used, 225 tiles will be needed. find the sizr of the larger tile. Click here to see answer by Emsley(35)

 Question 626472: The perimeter of a star fish picture is 30 centimeters. The original picture is to be enlarged in both dimensions to an image that is similar to the original picture. If the area of the enlarged image is 9 times the area of the original picture, what is the perimeter in centimeters of the star sh in the enlarged image? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 626357: The area of a rectangular wall of a barn is 72 square feet. It's length is 10 feet longer than twice its width. Find the length and width of the wall of the barn. width= ___ feet Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 626610: The ratio of the length and width is 4:5 of a rectangle. Find the dimensions if the area is 63 cm squared. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6472)

 Question 626634: the perimeter of a lot is 86 ft.. the length is 19 ft. greater than the width. what is the area of the lot? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 626611: It was found that the area of rectangle is 64cm2. If the width is 8 cm shorter than the length. what is the dimension ? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 626650: The sum of the width and the length of rectangular garden is 103 inches. If the width is 5 inches less than the thrice its length, find the width and the length. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 626878: the perimeter of a rectangle equals the sum of the length of its four sides. if the width is 9 inches and its perimeter is 52 inches,find the length of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by swunder(3)

 Question 626888: If two buildings are 155 meters and 248 meters tall, respectively, what is the scale factor of the smaller building to the larger building? Answer is 5:8 but how did one arrive at that answer?????? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 626902: true or false? In a circle, a diameter can be either longer or shorter than a radius. Click here to see answer by reviewermath(507)

 Question 627037: find the area of a triangle with the measures of 10ft 6ft and 3ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 627036: Nancy and mark commute to work, traveling in opposite directions. Nancy leaves the house at 9:00 A.M. and average 35 miles per hous. Mark leaves at 9:15 A.M. and averages 60 miles per hour. At what time will they be 175 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 627255: Good morning, Can you please help me understand how to create a Euler diagram to determine whether the syllogism is valid of invalid. For example: No monkeys eat lizards. Koko does not eat lizards. Koko is a monkey. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 627284: a rectangular reflecting pool with a horizontal bottom holds 60,000 gallons of water.if the pool is 40 feet by 100 feet how deep is the water? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627499: The perimeter of a rectangular room is 120 feet. The sum of four times the width and three times the length is 204 feet. Find the length and the width of the room. I just can't figure out how I would go about solving this problem. I have tried a few different ways and it does not look like i know what I am doing. I know i got to do it as P=W+L. But thats as far as i get. P being 120 feet= 4W+3L Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 627528: The length of a rectangle is twice its width. When the length is increased by five and the width is decreased by three, the new rectangle will have a perimeter of 52. Find the dimensions of the original rectangle. Click here to see answer by reviewermath(507)

 Question 627555: the length of a rectangle is 3cm more than twice it's width. If it's perimeter is 30cm. What is the area? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627547: for a science project a gruop of students tested different materials used to construct kites. their instrutor provided an isntrument that accurately measures the angle of elevation. in one of the test the angle of elevation was 63.4 degrees with 670 ft of string out. assuming teh string was taut how high was the kite Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627598: The length of one side of an equilateral triangle is 10 cm. Find the altitude of the triangle. Click here to see answer by wilft1(67)
 Question 627598: The length of one side of an equilateral triangle is 10 cm. Find the altitude of the triangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 627624: how much fencing would be required to fence a square field with an area of 118 sq metres and 81 sq decimetres Click here to see answer by wilft1(67)

 Question 627568: which of the followings sets of numbers could be the lengths of sides of a triangle? 1 mi, 9 mi, 10 mi or 8 mi, 9 mi, 2 mi or 1 mi, 9 mi, 11 mi or 8 mi, 9 mi, 17 mi Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 627763: A pool has the dimensions of 200cm by 200cm by 100cm. If Ben can pump 400 liters of water per minute into the pool,how long will it take him to fill the pool? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 627775: A cube and a sphere each encloses 1000cm cubed. Which shape is taller, and by how much? What formula needs to be used in this problem? B(h)=1000cm cubed. To find the Base of the sphere B=pie(radius)squared. But the only value given is the volume. How to solve? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

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