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 Question 259108: A tree cast a shadow 60 Feet long. At the same time, an 8-foot post casts a 12-foot shadow. How tall is the tree Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 259157: The base angle of an isosceles triangle is 4 times as large as the vertex angle. Find the measure of the base angle to the nearest hundreth Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259283: How do you solve the grain silo problem? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 259369: If a triangle shaped dog house is 6meters on each side how much fencing is needed to enclose it on all sides Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 259474: a certain store has a fax machine available for use by its customers. The store charges \$2.35 to send the first page and \$0.50 for each subsequent page. Use an inequality to find the maximum number of pages that can be faxed for \$8.35 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 259504: the length of a rectangle is 3 cm more than the width. the area is 70cm^2. find the demensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by mathbath(13)

 Question 259521: The sum of three consecutive even numbers is 150. Find the numbers Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 259700: A hexagon is inscribed in a circle. If each side of the hexagon is 3, what is the area of the circle? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 259697: The ratio of a rectangle’s length to the length of a square’s side is 3:1. If the area of the square is 36, and the rectangle’s width is 2, what is the area of the rectangle? (A) 24 (B) 36 (C) 72 (D) 108 (E) 216 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 259812: The length of a rectangle is 3 times the width. If the length is decreased by 4 m and the width is increased by 1 m. te perimeter will be 66 m. What are the dimensions of the original rectangle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)
 Question 259812: The length of a rectangle is 3 times the width. If the length is decreased by 4 m and the width is increased by 1 m. te perimeter will be 66 m. What are the dimensions of the original rectangle? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 259881: The hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle measures 15 feet. Find the area. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)
 Question 259881: The hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle measures 15 feet. Find the area. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 259951: The perimeter of the top of a square night stand is 40 inches. What is the Area of the night stand in square inches? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1614)

 Question 259950: IF THE LONG SIDE OF A [RIGHT] TRIANGLE IS 49.0 FEET AND THE SHORT SIDE IS 14.03 FEET, THEN WHAT IS ITS AREA OF THE TRIANGLE IN SQUARE FEET? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 259981: two buildings are 200ft apart. the height of the tallest building is 135ft. the angle of depression from the top of the tallest building to the top of the shorter building is 7. find the height of the shorter building to the nearest foot. Click here to see answer by prettyqirllove(1)

 Question 259993: A square shaped garden has a diagonal that measures 15 feet what are the dimensions of the garden Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 260087: A common design for a swimming pool is for the depth to change gradually from the shallow end to the deep end. Use the dimensions shown to find the volume of water the pool can hold . 30ft 10ft-highest depth 4ft-lowest depth 15ft Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 260219: In a circle with radius 13, two parallel chords with length 10 are joined to create a rectangle. Find the area of this rectangle. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 260243: Fencing dog pens. Clint is constructing two adjacent rectangular dog pens. Each pen will be three times as long as it is wide, and the pens will share a common long side. If Clint has 65 ft of fencing, what are the dimensions of each pen? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 260201: 16. The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle exceeds the length of the base by 2 cm and exceeds, twice the length of the altitude by 1 cm. Find the length of each side of the triangle. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 260259: Please help me solve: One side of a triangle is 4 cm shorter than the base, x. The other side is 6 cm longer than the base. What lengths of the base will allow the perimeter of the triangle to be at least 29 cm? Use P = s1 + s2 + s3. I must show the 5 steps for problem solving. Thank you for your assistance! Liz Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)
 Question 260259: Please help me solve: One side of a triangle is 4 cm shorter than the base, x. The other side is 6 cm longer than the base. What lengths of the base will allow the perimeter of the triangle to be at least 29 cm? Use P = s1 + s2 + s3. I must show the 5 steps for problem solving. Thank you for your assistance! Liz Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 260314: A photograph measures 20 cm by 16 cm. A strip of constant width is to be cut off the top and one side of the photo, so the area is reduced to 60% of the area of the original photo. Find the width of the cut. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 260429: "What is the number of triangles formed in a decagon when all the diagonals from one vertex are drawn?" What does this mean and how do I figure it out? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 260398: Find the equation of the line through (2,a) and (9,b). y=___________ Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 260420: A hospital staff member mixed a 65% disinnfectant solution with a 15% disinfectant solution. How many liters of each were used to make 50 liters of a 37% disfectant solution? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 260729: the cost of enclosing a rectangular garden with a fence all around ,at the rate of 75 paise per metre , is rs 300.if the length of the garden is 120m ,find the area of field in square metres. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 260858: The perimeter of a triangle is 34in. The middle side is twice as long as the shortest side. The longest side is 2in. less than 3 times the shortest side. Find the lengths of the three sides. Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 260926: A semicircular window of radius 16 inches is to be laminated with a sunblock coating that costs \$0.65 per square inch to apply. what is the total cost of coating the window, to the nearest cent? (Use n=3.14. Hint: Area of Circle: A=nr^2) Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 260924: A cubical box measures 45 centimeters on each side. If the contents are worth \$0.09 per cubic centimeter, how much are the contents worth? V=s^3 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 260927: A cylindrical drum has a diameter of 2.5 feet and stands 4 feet high. What is the volume of the drum? (V=nr^2h) Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 260931: At a company fish fry, ½ in attendance are employees. Employees’ spouses are 1/3 of the attendance. What is the percentage of the people in attendance who are not employees or employee spouses? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)
 Question 260931: At a company fish fry, ½ in attendance are employees. Employees’ spouses are 1/3 of the attendance. What is the percentage of the people in attendance who are not employees or employee spouses? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 260943: The perimeter of a rectangle is 50cm. The length of the rectangle is one more than 3 times the width of the rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 261079: the carpenter saws a board into two pieces. he wants one piece to be one foot longer than twice the length of the shorter piece. find the length of each piece. the board is 22 ft. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 261304: If the length of a side of a square is increased by 3 centimeters, the perimeter of the new square is 40 centimeters more than twice the length of the side of the original square. Find the length of the side of the original square. Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 261337: A cylindrical drum has a diameter of 2.5 feet and stands 4 feet high. What is the volume of the drum? Use V=nr^2h. Show all steps necessary to arrive at your solution. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 261351: Hello Can someone please help me with the following Translate the argument into sym-bolic form and ( b) determine if the argument is valid or in-valid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If you pass general chemistry, then you can take organic chemistry. You pass general chemistry. _____________________________________________ You can take organic chemistry. Thank you so much for all your help, I appreciate you all for helping students like me. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)
 Question 261351: Hello Can someone please help me with the following Translate the argument into sym-bolic form and ( b) determine if the argument is valid or in-valid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If you pass general chemistry, then you can take organic chemistry. You pass general chemistry. _____________________________________________ You can take organic chemistry. Thank you so much for all your help, I appreciate you all for helping students like me. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 261427: You want to build a basketball court in your yard(rectangle). You have an area of 4,700Square feet that you want to use for the court.(Court will be fenced in.) a)Write an equation for the perimeter in terms of the legnth. b)Find the dimensions which minimize the amount of fencing needed; round to the nearest hundredth. I am completly lost with this. i tried looking through the textbook but it only had perimeter to squarefeet and i barely understood that. Thanks for any and all help. :) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)