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 Question 697649: a rectangular plot is 3x-4m long and 10m wide.find the value of x if its perimeter is 84m. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60774)

 Question 697770: A swimming pool has to be drained for maintenance. The pool is shaped like a cylinder with a diameter of 16m and a depth of 1.7m. If the water is pumped out of the pool at the rate of 13m^3(cubed) per hour, how many hours does it take to empty the pool? Use the value 3.14 for Pi , and round your answer to the nearest hour. Your Help is greatly appreciated! -Nick Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 698126: the length of a rectangle is 5 centimeters more than its width. if the perimeter of the rectangle is 26 centimeters what is the area of the rectangle, in square centimeters Click here to see answer by Stitch(415)

 Question 698178: if the area of the square is 250 what would the lenth be Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 698178: if the area of the square is 250 what would the lenth be Click here to see answer by stanbon(60774)

 Question 698259: The area and length of a rectangle are 30 square feet and 6 feet, respectively.What is the width of the rectange? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 697883: There is a figure that is a rectangle with a rectangular shaped cut out. The measurement of the sides are the left side 12, the top 10, the right 7, the cut out in is 4, the cut out down is 5, and the bottom is 6. All measurements are in feet. This figure represents a kitchen floor that is to be covered with square tiles that are 6 inches on a side. If the tiles cost \$1.50 each, what will be the cost of the tiles to cover the floor? I tried taking the area of the kitchen floor by multiplying 12 * 10 (120) and subtracting it by 4 * 5 (20). I then did 100/6, which I rounded up to 17 and multiplied by 1.50, which gave me \$25.5, which I know is incorrect. Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 698383: To find the height of a tower, a surveyor positions a transit that is 2 meters tall at a spot 95 meters from the base of the tower. She measures the angle of elevation to the top of the tower to be 32 degrees. What is the height of the tower, to the nearest meter ? I have tried tan 32 divided by 2 but it didn't work Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 698416: a cable that is 42 feet long is 42 feet long is divided into lengths of 3:4 what are the two lenghts into which the cable is divided? I tried this ratio 3/4=42/x did not work -- plese help Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 698440: Please help me! A yardstick measures 1/4 by 3 by 36 inches.How many yard sticks will fit in a box three inches wide and 36 inches high, if the girth of the box is 30 inches? email: wendyvann99@gmail.com Click here to see answer by Stitch(415)

 Question 698273: a landLord needs to replace the fire escapes on his apartment building. for safety and stability each fire escapes must be perpendicular to the ladder. the platforms must be 12ft apart and 16ft long. what is the length of one set of stairs? Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 698344: What is the original height of a tree before it fell if it forms a 30-60-90 triangle with a leg length of 97 inches? Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 698534: Lady Greenthumb has a rectangular garden that measures 12m by 5m. Since it is still possible for her to extend her garden, she cultivated a uniform width of land around the garden, thereby doubling the area. Find the dimensions of the new garden. Click here to see answer by Simnepi(204)

 Question 698539: Find the length of the diagonal of a square wide side 3 cm Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 698557: Fence posts are placed three meters apart. How many fence posts would be needed over a distance of 45 meters/ Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 698742: What Is THe Area Of 8 3/4 Cm Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 698768: the sides of a triangle are 5, 6, and 10 find the perimeter of a similar triangle whose shortest side is 15. now to find perimeter wouldndt you add all the numbers up but not sure wat to do from there Click here to see answer by Simnepi(204)

 Question 699066: "This is the problem. Would you please help me with this? Thank You!" ---> A and B working together can finish a certain job in 20/3 hours. They start the work together but after 3 hours. A became ill and B continuing the work alone finished it in 33/4 hours. How long would it take each working alone to do the job? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 699280: How many 1 and 1/2 foot pieces can be cut from a 12 foot piecesof wire Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 699416: The perimeter of a rectangular garden is 332 feet. If the length of the garden is 94 feet, what is its width? Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 699698: If I am standing 36 feet from a circular swimming pool and the distance from me to the point of tangency is 48 feet, what is the radius? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 700290: The measure of an angles complement is 24 less than twice the measure of the angle.find the measure of the angle and its complement Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 700301: The measures of two supplementary angles are 6y + 3 and 4y - 13.Find the measures of the angles. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)
 Question 700301: The measures of two supplementary angles are 6y + 3 and 4y - 13.Find the measures of the angles. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(7480)

 Question 700309: The midpoint of a segment is (-2,1) and one endpoint of the segment is (-6,-1). Find the coordinates of the second endpoint. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 700314: If a represents " x is an even number " and b represents "5 divides x evenly" then which statement is true when x = 15 ? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 700305: Which is the following is the converse of the statement,If I live in Richmond then I live in Virginia Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 700472: find the measure of an angle whick is 35 degree less than its supplement. Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 700894: A parallelogram has an 8 inch base. if the parallelogram has an area of 64 square inches, what is the height of the parallelogram Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 701158: 1. find the equation of the circle in standard form with center at ( -2, 1) and passing through (3, -2) Click here to see answer by mouk(232)

 Question 701394: Joel is laying pipe for a sprinkler system before he plants his lawn. The lawn is a rectangle, 15 feet long and 8 feet wide. He needs to lay a piece of pipe that will be run along the diagonal of the lawn. It will divide the area of the lawn into two right triangles. What will be the length of that diagonal piece of pipe? Click here to see answer by Simnepi(204)

 Question 701552: 10) A local building code requires that all factories must be surrounded by a lawn. The width of the lawn must be uniform and the area of the lawn must be equal to the area of the factory. What must be the width of a lawn surrounding a rectangular factory that measures 120 m by 80 m? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3317)

 Question 702099: How do you do this problem. 72 square cm divided by 8 cm. Click here to see answer by RedemptiveMath(80)

 Question 702054: A rectangle with a base of 11 feet has an area of 143 square feet. What is the height? Click here to see answer by sofiyac(946)

 Question 702114: I need some explaining on how to do this step by step please: Find the value of each missing measure of a triangle; b= 2ft; h= []; A= 28ft^2 b= []; h=22.6 yd; A= 282.5 yd^2 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(7480)

 Question 702177: An artist wants to place a piece of round glass in a square. If the perimeter of the square is 40 inches. What is the area of the largest circular piece? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 702281: the perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 72cm and the base is 4 cm shorter than the sum of the shorter sides what was the length of the base? Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 702291: if 4 pieces of a string measures a half of a yard . what does each string measures Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 702398: A square's side is increased by 3 yards, which corresponds to an increase in the area by 69 square yards. How many yards is the side of the initial square? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)
 Question 702398: A square's side is increased by 3 yards, which corresponds to an increase in the area by 69 square yards. How many yards is the side of the initial square? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 702400: A baseball diamond is a square. The distance from base to base is 90 feet. What is the distance from home plate to second base? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 702738: The combined area of two squares is 104 square meters. The sides of the larger square are five times as long as the sides of the smaller square. Find the dimensions of each of the squares. Click here to see answer by sachi(531)

 Question 703252: A garden that is squared shaped has a perimeter of 164 inches. What is measure of a side? Click here to see answer by Simnepi(204)