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 Question 637772: The length of a rectangle box is 3 inches more than twice the width. The perimeter is 48 inches. Find the length and width [Searched for: help me with a word problem Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6509)

 Question 245348: Please help me with this word problem: a glider flies 8 miles south from the airport and then 15 miles east. then it flies in a straight line back to the airport. What was the distance of the gliders last leg back to the airport? Click here to see answer by ammuann123(2)

 Question 638022: A right triangle has a height of 9 yards and a hypotenuse of 12 yards, what is its area? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 638206: find the value of one edge if the volume of a cube is 6 times the area of one side Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6509)

 Question 638288: A square garden has an area of 144 squared feet, and the gardener wants to install a sprinkler (with a circluar spraying pattern) at the center of the garden. What is the minimum radius of spray the sprinkler would need in order to water all of the garden? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 638402: if im building a pond 24in deep 25ft wide if the diameter is 25 ft what is the volume in cubic feet Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 638748: A Laboratory designed a radio telescope with a diameter of 360 feet and a maximum depth of 40 feet. The graph depicts a cross section of this telescope. Find the equation of this parabola. (in y=ax^2 form.) There's a picture but i can't take a picture of it, but there's what looks like two y intercepts of (-180,40) and (180,40), with a vertex of (0,0). What I did was 40=a(180)^2 40=32400a a=40/32400 a=1/810^2 as my final answer but I'm told this is wrong so I'm stuck.... Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 639274: If one revolution, how much farther does a point 10 cm from the center of a record travel than a point 3 cm from the center? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 639244: How do I find the perimeter of a rectangle with an area of 378 square feet? I know Perimeter is P=2(L+W), but I don't know where to begin to figure out my length & width. Thank you Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 639244: How do I find the perimeter of a rectangle with an area of 378 square feet? I know Perimeter is P=2(L+W), but I don't know where to begin to figure out my length & width. Thank you Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 639379: A square garden has an area of 841 squared feet, and the gardener wants to install a sprinkler (with a circluar spraying pattern) at the center of the garden. What is the minimum radius of spray the sprinkler would need in order to water all of the garden? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 639454: A square's side is increased by 9 yards, which corresponds to an increase in the area by 333 square yards. How many yards is the side of the initial square? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 639417: A square's side is increased by 4 yards, which corresponds to an increase in the area by 80 square yards. How many yards is the side of the initial square? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 639581: Kevin wants to decorate a picture frame with ribbon around the edge. The picture freame is shown below.. | | | 10 in | -------- 8 in Please i need an answer im not dumb or anything it's just that i dont know if i shoud multiply or add :/ please help me someone!!!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 640060: I am confused on how to find the dimensions of a closed rectangular box that is 4cm in length, 1cm wide and 2cm high. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 640275: find the area of a rectangle that has a width of 29ft and a length of 50 feet Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 640323: One angle of a triangle is twice as large as another and 25 degree more than the third angle. Find the angles. Click here to see answer by sachi(392)

 Question 640348: hello.! please help me solve this problem.thank you " How many 1 dm squared-tiles are needed to cover the floor of a bathroom 1.8 m by 2.6 m ? " Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 640396: base of a triangle is 10 inches more than its altitude. if base is increased by 5 inches and altitude is decreased by 2 inches, the area of new triangle is same as area of original triangle. find base Click here to see answer by sachi(392)

 Question 640398: please help me find solution to this problem. Good day and thank you! Troy made a rectangular pen for his dog using the side of the garage for one side and 30 feet of fencing for the other 3 sides. if the area is enclosed by the fence was 112 square feet, find the dimensions of the pen. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 640394: good day! please help me with this word problem. thank you! The height of a painting is 16 inches greater than the width and the area of the painting is 720 square inches. Can it be hung in a 2 feet by 4 feet wall space? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 640342: one angle of a triangle is twice as large as another and 25 degree more than the third angle. find the angles. Click here to see answer by sachi(392)

 Question 640553: carlos takes steps that are 1 yard long how many steps would it take him to cross a lawn taht is 216 feet? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 640648: Can you help me solve this word problem? The third angle in an isosceles triangle is half as large as each of the two base angles.Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6961)

 Question 640717: how do you solve a rectangle that has length=20 W=10? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 640698: A man wishes to fence in a rectangular lot. If he uses materials costing 1.70 dollar a foot for the front of the lot and material costing 1.40 dollar a foot for the other three side the fence will cost 890 dollar. If he uses the cheaper material for all four side of the lot the fence will cost 854 dollar. Find t dimension of the lot. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 641184: one number is 3 times another. the sum of their reciprocals is 20/3. find the numbers Click here to see answer by josh_jordan(115)

 Question 641198: Determine the bisector of the obtuse angle between the line 2x-3y=2 and x+y=6. Sketch the graph. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 641224: The product of two consecutive even integers is 224.Find the two integers. Click here to see answer by tag22man(4)
 Question 641224: The product of two consecutive even integers is 224.Find the two integers. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 641263: Solve 2g + 6f + c = -10 4g - 2f + c = -5 -2g + 2g + c = -2 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 641203: The formula for the area of a triangle is �� =1/2��ℎ, where �� represents the base length, and ℎ represents the height. The perimeter of the triangle shown is 28 inches. Write an equation for the area �� of this triangle in terms of its base length ��. then its a triangle and the slanted part is 10 inches and the base is just b inches Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 642025: The measure of the supplement of an angle is 60 less than three times the measure of the complement of the angle. Find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9684)

 Question 642266: an 8-m ladder is leaning against house at an angle of 70° with the ground. Determine the distance of the bottom of the ladder from the house, and distance of the top of the ladder from the ground? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 642736: 148 ft of fencing was used to make a rectangular fence in a yard. the length of the yard is 6 less than 3 times it's width. What is the length of the yard. how would i begin to solve this? tried Y = L + 6<3xW also tried: 148= 2L+2W Y = 2L - 6 .. would it be 31... did it too many different ways AND CAN'T SEE how to work it out. also came up w. 42... thank you so much for your help. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

 Question 642955: a right triangle with two known dimensions 16 and 32. what is the third measurement? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 643615: A right circular cylinder has radius 6 in. and volume 144 pie in. cube. What is its height? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 644259: the three sides of a right triangle form three consecutive even numbers. Find the length of the three sides, meansured in inches. how do you solve a problem like this? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 644309: Leona planted 12 acres of soybean but by the end of each week insects had destroyed 1/3 acreage that was healthy at the beginning of the week. How many acre does she have left after 4 weeks? My answer is 64/27 and I hope it is right. Please let me know if I am right. thank you Click here to see answer by DrBeeee(378)

 Question 644367: The base of a triangle is 10 inches more than 2 times the height. If the area of the triangle is 14 square inches, find the base and height. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 644402: A rectangular table top has a perimiter of 18 inches and an area of 20 square inches. FInd its dimensions Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6961)

 Question 644525: Drew's second test score was 6 points higher than his first score. If his average was less than 80, what can you conclude about his first score? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

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