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 Question 60673: The floor of a shed has an area of 54 square feet. Find the length and width if the length is 3 feet less than twice its width. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 60817: The perimeter of a rectangle is 66m. If the width were doubled and the length were increased by 22m, the perimeter would be 136m. What are the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 60960: If 6 men can do a piece of work in 14 days, how many men are needed to do the work in 21 days? Can you show me how to work it out? Click here to see answer by babynarah2007(12)

 Question 60963: A rectangular piece of cardboard is 2 units longer than it is wide. From each of its corners a square piece 2 units on a side is cut out. The flaps are then turned up to form an open box that has a volume of 70 cubic units. Find the length and width of the original piece of cardboard. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 60959: The width of a retangle is 15 feet less than its length, and the perimeter is 210 feet. Can you show me how to find the width and the length. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 60957: A certain sum of money is invested at 10%. Twice that amount is invested at 8%. The total amount of interest from both investments is \$91.00. How much is invested at 8%. Can you show me how you work it out and solve it? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 60961: If a boat goes downstream 72 miles in 3 hours and upstream 60 miles in 6 hours, the rate of the river and the rate of the boat in still water respectively are? I've got a solution and the answer is correct, but I don't think I worked it out right. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 60954: A mother left 20% of her estate to one son and 25% to another son. The remaining \$55,000 she left to the other daughter. Find the amount of investment. This is relatively easy, but I can't remember how to work it out. Can you show me how to work out this word problem. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 60958: The width of a retangle is 15 feet less than its length, and the perimeter is 210 feet. Can you show me how to find the width and the length. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 61181: A lot is 40 meters by 36 meters. Ahouse 27 meters by 9 meters is built on the lot.How much area is left over for a lawn? Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 62124: What is the capacity of a silo that is 30ft in height, the face against the barn is 10ft wide, and the barn is 5 ft. from the center of the circle? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 62037: You are visiting your grandparents on their farm. They have asked you to design a small, rectangular-shaped vegetable garden along an existing wall in their backyard. they wish to surround the garden with a small fence to protect their plants from animals. To enclose the garden, you have 15 yards of fencing. The fencing is sold in .6 yard panels. In order to grow as many vegetables as possible, your task is to design the fence to enclose the maximum possible area. Partial panels of fencing may not be used. How many panels of fencing should you use along the width of the garden? How many panels would you use along the length of the garden? Justify your solution in complete sentences. =============================================================================== I know that the length is 27 feet (15 panels) and the width is 9 feet (5 panels) each. Panels are 1.8 feet each. The wall is the 2nd length. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 62270: The rectangular tabletop has a width that is two feet less than four times its length. If the area of the tabletop is 20ft^2, what are the dimensions of the tabletop? Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 62508: Hello, if it takes 600 feet of fence to enclose a rectangular lot that is 132 feet wide, then how deep is the lot? Tks. Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 62507: Good evening, how to solve the area of a rectangular garden is 55 square meters. the length is 7 meters. find the width? Thk you. Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 62806: I have tried to take H= volume divided by the length and width. But I could not come to a solution. Here is the question. A rectangular solid has the base width of 10cm and width 9cm. If the volume of the solid is , find the hieght of the sloid. Thank you in advance. Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 62870: find the area of the geometric figure (rectangular) if the the lenghth= (5x+10)feet and the width (2x+6)feet. thank you tutor i appricaite it Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 62912: Given the area,A, of a circle, the radius can be found by the formula . Finf the radius of a circular dance floor if its area is 469 square feet. Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 62935: Cameron had driven his car 20 kilometers before Ruth began driving her car to catch up. How long will it take Ruth to catch Cameron if Cameron travels at 55 kilometers per hour and Ruth travels at 135 kilometers per hour? Click here to see answer by joyofmath(189)
 Question 62935: Cameron had driven his car 20 kilometers before Ruth began driving her car to catch up. How long will it take Ruth to catch Cameron if Cameron travels at 55 kilometers per hour and Ruth travels at 135 kilometers per hour? Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 63022: Given the area,A, of a circle, the radius can be found by the formula . Find the radius of a circular dance floor if its area is 469 square feet. We have to show all work and we can not use calculators. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 63293: Rashad wants to wallpaper the four walls of his bedroom. the room is rectangular and measures 11 feet by 13 feet. the cieling is 10 feet high. a roll of wallpaper at a store is 2.5 feet wide and 50 feet long. how may rolls should he buy? Click here to see answer by jai_kos(139)

 Question 63537: You have a 10 cm cube and you cut the cube into 1 cm pieces, what is the largest cube you can build that looks solid from the outside but is hollow on the inside, and how many pieces would be left over? Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 63667: The length of a rectangle is 10 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 32 in., find the width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 63687: What is the total volume of concrete needed to fill patio area which is 20 feet wide, 30 feet long and will be 6 inches thick. Does the formula v=pi r squared times height in anyway come into play on this Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 63882: The base of an isosceles triangle is 8 in. less than the length of the equal sides. If the perimeter of the triangle is 28 in., find the length of each of the sides. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 63860: The Tour De France is a bicycle race that begins in Dublin,Ireland, but is primarily a race through France.On each day,racers cover a certain distance depending on the steepness of terrian. Suppose that on one particular day, the racers must complete 210mi. One cyclist, traveling 10mph faster than a second cyclist, covers the distance in 2.4 hrs less time than the second cyclist. Find the rate of the first cyclist. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 63893: A 18-FOOT LADDER IS LEANED AGAINST A WALL. IF THE BASE OF THE LADDER IS 7 FEET FROM THE WALL . hOW HIGH ON THE WAL WILL THE LADDER REACH? Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 63969: Gloria had a rectangular garden plot last year with an area of 60 square feet. This year gloria's garden plot is one foot wider and three feet shorter than last year's garden, but it has the same area. What were the dimensions of the garden last year? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 64008: Gina has a sheet of cardboard that measures 9ft by 6ft. She uses scissors and tape to make the entire sheet of cardboard into a closed box that is a perfect cube. What is the surface area of the box? What is the length of each edge of the box? How many unit cubes would it take to fill the box? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 64025: A rectangle is twice as long as it is wide.If both its dimensions are increased by 4 m,its area is increased by 88 m squared.Make a sketch as in Oral Exercise 1.Find the dimensions of the original rectangle. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 64023: A rectangle is three times as long as it is wide.If its length and width are both decreased by 2 cm,its area is decreased by 36 cm squared.Find its original dimensions.Make a sketch as in Oral Exercise 2. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 63878: The perimeter of a rectangle is to be no greater than 300 in., and the length must be 125 in. Find the maximum width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 64020: A rectangle is 5cm. longeer than it is wide.If its length and width are both increased by 3 cm. its area is increased by 60 cm squared.Find the dimensions of the original rectangle. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 64009: Bill has a sheet of cardboard with an area of 10 square feet. He makes the entire sheet of cardboard into a closed rectangular box. The four sides of the box have the same area, and the two ends have the same area. The area of each of the four equial sides is twice the area of each end. What is the area of each face of Bill's box? What are the dimensions of Bill's box? How many unit cubes would it take to fill the box? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 64022: A rectangle is 10m longer than it is wide.If its length and width are both decreased by 2 m,its area is decreased by 48 m squared.Find its original dimensions. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 63864: A penalty kick in soccer is made from a penalty mark that is 36ft from a goal that is 8ft high. A possible equation for the flight of a penalty kick is h= -0.002x*2 + 0.35x, where h is the height ( in feet) of the ball x feet from the penalty mark. Assuming that the flight of the kick is toward the goal and that it is not touched by the goalie, will the ball land in the net? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 64196: Find the exact lengt of the hypotenuse of this right triangle. give exact answer. A=9 B=6 c= Click here to see answer by praseenakos@yahoo.com(507)
 Question 64196: Find the exact lengt of the hypotenuse of this right triangle. give exact answer. A=9 B=6 c= Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 64251: The perimeter of a rectangle is 76 meters. the length is 16 meters less than twice the width. find the length of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by praseenakos@yahoo.com(507)

 Question 64953: My son is trying to find the length from the top left corner to the bottom right corner of a cube. This is something I have not been taught, and have tried to find the formula on the internet, without success. For example, how would this be done for a cube with the dimensions 3.3m x 1.7m x 1.7m Regards Gordon Click here to see answer by 303795(595)
 Question 64953: My son is trying to find the length from the top left corner to the bottom right corner of a cube. This is something I have not been taught, and have tried to find the formula on the internet, without success. For example, how would this be done for a cube with the dimensions 3.3m x 1.7m x 1.7m Regards Gordon Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)
 Question 64953: My son is trying to find the length from the top left corner to the bottom right corner of a cube. This is something I have not been taught, and have tried to find the formula on the internet, without success. For example, how would this be done for a cube with the dimensions 3.3m x 1.7m x 1.7m Regards Gordon Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

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