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 Question 7331: Please help me solve this word problem. A rectangular room has an area of 101.500000 square feet and a perimeter of 43 feet. What are the dimensions of the room? Find the exact solution. I know that area = lw and perimeter = 2(l + w) and I know that this will end up being a quadratic equation. Not sure how to plug everything in and solve. Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 7310: Im confuse to how to do this but can you help to solve this equation... write the equation of the line and graph. 1) slope=-2/3, y-intercept=-8 2) slope=3, cointains point(2,1) 3) passes through(-2,2) and (2,-10) thank you very much! it will really help me alot if you help with this one.. Click here to see answer by ichudov(499)

 Question 7664: Solve the problem PERIMETER OF A RECTANGLE. The perimeter of a rectangular backyard is 6x + 6 yards. If the width is x yards, find a binomial that represents the length. I'm lost. It's probably so easy, but I'm missing it. Is it (3x + 3) + (3x + 3)?? Or do you have to do the FOIL method? Pleae help!!!! Thank you so much. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 7952: Hello I have tryed this many was and am unclear as to how to do it. The length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width. if the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft find the lenght and the width of the field. Click here to see answer by arunpaul(104)
 Question 7952: Hello I have tryed this many was and am unclear as to how to do it. The length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width. if the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft find the lenght and the width of the field. Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 7893: A triangle has perimeter 29 cm. The sides have lengths that are consecutive odd integers. What is the length of the longest side? I have tried x+x+2+x+4=29, but apparently this is not right since I can't come up with an answer. Can you help? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 7183: The perimeter of a rectangle is 52 inches. If the length of the rectangle is 2 inches more than twice its width, what are the demensions of the rectangle. Can you show me the operation to solve? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 7873: A delivery truck is carrying 2,400 cans of soda. Each can contains 12 ounces of soda. How many gallons of soda is the truck carrying? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 8049: The perimeter of a rectangle is 150 feet. The length of the rectangle is twice the width. Find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 8057: Thank you so much for your help !!!! There are 850 dougles fir and ponderosa pine trees in a section of forest bought by Sawz logging co. The company paid an average of 300.00 for each douglas fir and 225.00 for each ponderosa pine. If the company paid 217,500.00 for the trees how many of each kind did the company buy? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 8058: I have looked at this till i can not see and i have no idea what is wrong. Question is: A common mistake when solving equations is the following The equation: 2(x-2)=x+3 First step in solving: 2x-2=x+3 Write a clear explination of what error has been made. what could be done to avoid this error.. That is how it is wrion in the book can you help me thanks so much! Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 8068: calculate the sum of the interior angles of a polygon with 7sides,9sides,20sides, Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8096: The perimeter of a rectangular lot is 190 ft. The width of the lot is 15 ft. more than the lenght. What are the dimensions of the lot? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 8094: Ms jordan has been given a loan of \$2500.00 for 1 year if the interest charged is \$275.00 what is the interest rate on the loan? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 8133: find the measures of two supplementary angles, angle N and angle M, if the measures of angle N is 5 less than 4 times the measure of angle M. Click here to see answer by prince_abubu(198)

 Question 8070: Hello i have a question A bicyclist rode into the country for 5/h in returning her speed was 5 mi/h faster and the trip took 4/h. What was her speed each way? Thank you so much for your help a mom Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8162: A triangle has three sides: 3x+7, 4x-9, and 5x+6. What is the expression that represents the perimeter? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 8278: Thank you so much for your help. I'm having a lot of problems understanding geometry. On this problem I came up with W=2 but I didn't really understand what to do get the answer. If you could help me with that please that would be great. I would appreciate an explanation as well because I didn't understand when my teacher was explaining. Here is the problem: W, R, and S are points on a number line, and W is the midpoint of RS. For each pair of coordinates given, find the coordinate of the third point. R= 4, S= -6 Click here to see answer by bonster(299)

 Question 8335: what is the length of the arc circle with a radius of 4 intercepted by a central angle of 7 pi divided by 4? I know the arc formula is s = theta r.... I am not sure how to plug the information that I have into the formula...I am not certain of what my next step should be. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8467: 2 _x=-10 5 Two fifths x = -10 i wrote it out incase it did not come out looking right. Can I get help on this. Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 8464: Identify the base in the statement "50% of 300 is 150." This made no sence to me can someone help me solve it Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 8465: Im stuck on this one... Thanks Identify the rate in the statement " 260 is 52% of 500." Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 8466: Hello can someone help me on this one? The length of one of the equal legs of an isosceles triangle is 8 cm less than 4 times the length of the base. If the perimeter is 29 cm, find the length of one of the equal legs. Click here to see answer by srinivas123(23)

 Question 8463: I am having trouble with this one can someone help Thank you so much! 6x – 0.37 = 5(x – 0.28) Click here to see answer by bonster(299)

 Question 8483: + 3 = 9 Hi i am not doing well with this problem can someone help Click here to see answer by bonster(299)

 Question 8491: how many sides a convex polygan have if it has 35 distinct diagnals. Click here to see answer by bonster(299)
 Question 8491: how many sides a convex polygan have if it has 35 distinct diagnals. Click here to see answer by khwang(438)

 Question 8484: I am unclear as how to do this thanks for any help. Graph the solution set of x < -4. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 8496: An arithmetic student needs an average of 70 or more to receive credit for the course. She scored 82, 64, and 98 on the first three exams. Write an inequality representing the score she must get on the last test to receive credit for the course. Hello i have tryed to work on this and it makes no sence at all...please help Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8497: Is 15 a solution to the equation 8 – x = 7? Please can someone help me? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8518: If i have a 10x6x2 ft pool, how full will the pool be, if i fill it with 60 gallons of water? Click here to see answer by prince_abubu(198)

 Question 8540: A rectangular garden is 60ft. by 80ft. Part of the garden is torn up to construct a sidewalk of uniform width around the garden. If the new area of the garden is 1/6 of the old area, how wide is the sidewalk? Click here to see answer by glabow(165)

 Question 8501: A home purchased for \$300,000 depreciated 8% over a 1-year period. What was the value of the home after at the end of the year? Would someone help me out on this one i am stuck...thanks so much Click here to see answer by DoodleBopper(4)

 Question 8594: The length of one of the equal legs of an isosceles triangle is 8 cm less than 4 times the length of the base. If the perimeter is 29 cm, find the length of one of the equal legs. Can someone help me? Thank you so much for any help! Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8596: Which label describes the following? 3x + 6y = 10 Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 8597: I can not get this one thanks for the help The sum of a number and –11 is 4. Find the number Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 8539: The width of a rectangle is 2 feet less than 10 times its lenght. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 62 feet find its dimensions. I began with 2l+2w=P So.....2L+(2-10L)+(2-10L)=62 But that's not correct. How do I set this up to solve? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 8595: I am looking for help on this problem any help i would really be thankful Elaine was charged \$195 interest for 1 year on a \$1000 credit card balance. What was the monthly interest rate? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 8538: An aquarium is 32 inches long, 15 inches wide and 24 inches high. the volume of water in the aquarium is 10,560 cubic inches. How deep is the water? I know the formula for volume V=lwh but how do I set up and solve this problem? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 8605: Solve. 4x + 8 = –4 Hello i am stuck.. can someone help me Please thanks for any help Click here to see answer by mathsolver(3)

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