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 Question 257234: If the surface area of one cube is 44% larger than the surface area of a second cube, what is the closest whole percent by which the volume of the first cube exceeds the volume of the second cube? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257209: A circle is circumscribed about a square. What is the ratio of the area of the circle to the area of the square? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 257361: A rectangular garden is surrounded by a path of uniform width 2 feet. If the length of the garden is twice the width, express the total area of the path and garden in term of the width of the garden. l=2w i think i dont know how to put that into expressing the total area. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257378: a 5 foot tall person lines up the top of a 35 feet tall flag pole with the top of a building. If he is 75 feet from the flag pole and the flagpole is 150 feet from the building, how tall is the building? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257382: find the diagonal of a square with perimeter 20 inches Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257384: find the diagonal of a square with perimeter 28 meters Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 257385: find the diagonal of a square with a perimeter 28 meters Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257420: Need help please. The perimeter of a rectangle is 86 m. The length is 1 m more than twice the width. Find the dimensions. What is the length? What is the width? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 257418: Would someone mind helping me please? The perimeter of a rectangle is 220 inches. the length exceeds the width by 60 inches. find the length and the width Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 257437: How many cubes, each 2 inches on an edge, are needed to make a volume equal to that of a rectangular solid with dimensions of 1 ft by 2 ft by 4 ft ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 257435: A cone sits on top of a cylinder. Both have a radius of 3. The heights of the cylinder and cone are 8 and 4 respectively. Determine the exact volume of the combined solid. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257508: One side of a kite is 4 cm less than 3 times the length of another. If the perimeter is 32 cm, find the length of each side of the kite. Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 257506: the perimeter of a semi-circle is doubled when the radius is increased by 6. Find the radius Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 257683: one side of a regular pentagon measures 0.8 meter. What is the perimeter of the regular pentagon? Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 257691: a rectangle is 3 times as long as it is wide. the premiter is 60 cm. Find the length of the rectangle Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 257768: What are the dimentions of a square given the area of 12? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 257768: What are the dimentions of a square given the area of 12? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 257785: I need to draw three different shaped rectangles each with an area 24 square units and i have no idea how to do that please help Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 257785: I need to draw three different shaped rectangles each with an area 24 square units and i have no idea how to do that please help Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 257901: A certain kind of tree increases in height by 25 percent each year. It was 2.5 feet tall when it was planted in January 2000. Approximately how tall will the tree be in December 2008? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 257903: If the vertices of square A are the midpoints of the edges of square B, then what is the ratio of the area of square A to square B? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 258090: The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 2, 5, and x cm; and the area is x square cm. compute the numerical value of x Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 258088: The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 2, 5, and x cm; and the area is x square cm. compute the numerical value of x Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 258238: If Sam can do a job in 4 days that Lisa can do in 6 days and Tom can do in 2 days, how long would the job take if Sam, Lisa, and Tom worked together to complete it? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 258238: If Sam can do a job in 4 days that Lisa can do in 6 days and Tom can do in 2 days, how long would the job take if Sam, Lisa, and Tom worked together to complete it? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 258269: A ramp is used to make wheelchair access easy. The maximum incline recommended is the ratio 1:12. That is, for each meter in height, the ramp extends 12 meters in length. Estimate the measure of the angle that this ramp makes with the level ground. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 258341: A circular piece of paper has a 5 cm radius. It is cut once through to the center and curled up to form a model of a cone with a height of 4 cm. Find the volume and surface area of the cone. Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 258287: The length of a rectangle is more than twice its width, and the area of the rectangle is . Find the dimensions of the rectangle. find the length and width Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 258360: Three rugs have a combined area of 200 square meters. By overlapping the rugs to cover a floor area of 140 square meters, the area that is covered by exactly two layers of rug is 24 square meters. What is the area that is covered with three layers of rug? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 258392: Given a rectangular prism with demensions w=3 l=4 and h=6 If you created a second rectangular prism with the length doubled but the height halved (and the width stays the same), which would be the relation of the second volume to the first volume? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 258479: A kitten is trapped at the top af a tree.You place a 26-foot ladder 10 feet from the tree. It places you right at the top of the tree where you can rescue the kitten. Q: How tall is the tree? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 258489: A rectangle has a perimeter of 60 inches and lenth of 22 inches. What is the width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 258630: i have no type of idea how to find out to solve nothing i appreciate n thank you a stake is to be driven into the ground away from the base of a 50foot pole,a wire from the stake on the ground to the top of the pole is to be installed at an angle of elevation of 52degrees. This is like the triangle on the paper being that b is 5o foot pole,A is 52 degress and C is the wire how far away from the base of the pole should the stake be driven in,to the NEAREST foot? what will be the length of the wire from the stake to the top of the pole, to the NEAREST foot? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 258630: i have no type of idea how to find out to solve nothing i appreciate n thank you a stake is to be driven into the ground away from the base of a 50foot pole,a wire from the stake on the ground to the top of the pole is to be installed at an angle of elevation of 52degrees. This is like the triangle on the paper being that b is 5o foot pole,A is 52 degress and C is the wire how far away from the base of the pole should the stake be driven in,to the NEAREST foot? what will be the length of the wire from the stake to the top of the pole, to the NEAREST foot? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 258685: a stake is to be driven into the ground away from the base of a 50foot pole,a wire from the stake on the ground to the top of the pole is to be installed at an angle of elevation of 52degrees. This is like the triangle on the paper being that b is 50 foot pole, the stake is at the end of A n it is 52 degrees and C is the wire how far away from the base of the pole should the stake be driven in,to the NEAREST foot? what will be the length of the wire from the stake to the top of the pole, to the NEAREST foot?''. i need two different answers right? please help and thank you Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 258740: Triangle ABC has sides with lengths 10, 23 and 27 units. The perimeter of a particular square is 60% of triangle ABC’s perimeter. What is the area of the square? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 258907: if the area is 361 in2, what is the perimeter of the square? show the work please . Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 258904: if the perimeter of a square is 280cm, what is the area of the square? Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 258909: if 19 retangular mats measuring 1.85 m. by 5.2 m. are ordered to cover a new work space, what is the area of the wrok space? show work . Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 258963: a 19-inch television has a rectangular screen whose diagonal measures 19 inches. If the width of the screen is 15 inches, what is its height to the nearest inch? Please show me how you arrived at the answer. I would like to be able to go over this with my 14 year old son in 8th grade. Thank you. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 258991: Jan paints with oil paints on a canvas that is 22 inches wide by 17 inches high. she then places the canvas on a mat so that a uniformly wide strip of mat shows all around the painting. The perimeter of the mat is 102 inches. How wide is the mat around the oil painting? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 259071: A square's side is increased by 10 yards, which corresponds to an increase in the area by 400 square yards. How many yards is the side of the initial square? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 259133: A farmer has 200 feet of fencing. Using a barn as one side, the farmer wants to create a rectangular pen with three areas using the fencing. What are the dimensions of the pen that give the farmer the greatest enclosed area? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 259113: A local monument casts a shadow 111 feet long at the same time a 50-foot telephone pole casts a shadow 10 feet long. How high is the monument? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 259112: A Flagpole casts a 75-foot shadow at the same time a tree 20 feet tall casts a shadow of 30 feet. How tall is the flagpole Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

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