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 Question 267082: For a convex 40-gon, what is the sum of the measures of the interior angles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 267870: The keeper of a lighthouse is standing at the top of the light, 198 feet high, he is not used to the new location of the lighthouse because he is now 1600 feet from the coastline. In order to be sure the location of a boat, he sights it at an angle of depression of 6degrees. How far away is the boat from the shore? we are using sine, cosine, and tangent right now, i have tried and got 199.09 then i tried and got 15306.83 two different answers! which function do i use? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 267841: if the perimeter of a rectangle is 460 ft the length of the rectangle is 30 more than the wight. how to you find the wight? Click here to see answer by PRMath(123)

 Question 268063: The sum of the measures of the legs of a right triangle is 48. The tangent of one of the acute angles is 1/5. What is the measure of the longer leg? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 268210: the number of inches in the perimeter of a square is 3 more than the number of square inches in its area. find the length of a side Click here to see answer by azhou4(12)
 Question 268210: the number of inches in the perimeter of a square is 3 more than the number of square inches in its area. find the length of a side Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 268459: russ ran at 7 mph. janet ran at 5 mph. how long will it take for them to be a half mile apart Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 268459: russ ran at 7 mph. janet ran at 5 mph. how long will it take for them to be a half mile apart Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 268458: 7% interest and 4 times as much at 11%. find the total annual income from if the interest is 7650? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 268477: if the measure of one interior angle is 140 degress,how many7 sides does the polygon have Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 268483: please could you answer the following problem. an airplane is moving according to the equation y= x2 + 2 . it attacks a target at the point (3,2).find the nearest distance for the plane from the target? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 268524: A rectangular flower bed with width 12 feet and length 15 feet is going to have a walkway of uniform width on all sides. If the area of the walkway is 90 square feet, how wide is the walkway? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 268548: if a church steeple casts a shadow 112ft.long, and at the same time a 7.0ft. post cast a shadow 6.0 ft.long. How high is the church steeple Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 268521: A rectangular cutting board is 6 inches longer than it is wide. If the area of the cutting board is 216 square inches, find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 268689: the side of a square garden is 32 feet. How many feet of fence do we need to fence it on all sides? Click here to see answer by Ruli(21)

 Question 268061: One of the legs of a right triangle is 5 feet long. The area of the triangle is 20 square feet. What is the angle opposite the 5-foot leg to the nearest tenth of a degree? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 268948: if the height and length of the base a rectangular prism are quadrupled how many times greater is the new volume? a 64 b 16 c 4 d 68 Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269025: The lenght of a rectangle is 5cm more than 4 times it's width. The perimeter is 124cm find it's dimension? Find the modulas 1A multi and argument Z=3+6i Z=-3-4i Z=8-3i z=-6-3i Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)
 Question 269025: The lenght of a rectangle is 5cm more than 4 times it's width. The perimeter is 124cm find it's dimension? Find the modulas 1A multi and argument Z=3+6i Z=-3-4i Z=8-3i z=-6-3i Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 269127: A rectangular box with no top has height 4 feet. The length of the base is three times the width, and the volume is 300 cubic feet. Find the amount of cardboard needed to construct the box, and label your answer with appropriate units Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 269130: A 4-inch by 6-inch picture is enlarged for framing by tripling its dimensions. A 2-inch-wide border is then placed around each side of the enlarged picture, as shown. Thin metal framing is sold only in increments of one foot. What is the minimum number of linear feet of framing that must be purchased to go around the perimeter of the border? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 269171: cone l has a volume of 24 pi cubic inches. If a plane cuts cone l parallel to its base at the midpoint of its altitude, what is volume , in cubic inches , of the small cone formed when the frustum is removed? Express your answer in terms of pi ( a frustum of a cone is the part that is left when the cone is cut by a plane parallel to the base and the part containing the vertex is removed) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 269176: The movie screen in the Imax theater in Sydney, Australia is 11349 square feet in area. If the screen is 20 feet longer than it is wide, find the dimensions of the screen Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 269310: How would you solve this problem what method would you use? An airplane flies directly overhead at 600 mph. 1 minute later it is seen at an angel of elevation of 35 degrees. 1. How far did the airplane fly during that time? 2. What is the elevation? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 269380: The measure of the angles of a triangle are three consecutive even integers. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 269380: The measure of the angles of a triangle are three consecutive even integers. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 269638: i need to find the area and perimeter of my room wich is 10x9 feet and take it to inches Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)
 Question 269638: i need to find the area and perimeter of my room wich is 10x9 feet and take it to inches Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 269738: A circular garden is surrounded by a sidewalk with a uniform width of 14 feet. The total area of the sidewalk equals the total area of the garden. How many feet are in the diameter of the garden? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)
 Question 269738: A circular garden is surrounded by a sidewalk with a uniform width of 14 feet. The total area of the sidewalk equals the total area of the garden. How many feet are in the diameter of the garden? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 269816: What could represent a cross section of a ball rolling along a flat surface? a.circle with a tangent line b.a circle with a secant line c. a circle with a chord d. an intercepted arc Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269919: From a boat on the river below a dam, the angle of elevation to the top of the dam is 27° 58'. If the dam is 2428 feet above the level of the river, how far is the boat from the base of the dam? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269979: "a movie theater charges 5.00 for an adult ticket and 2.00 for a childs ticket. One saturday the theater sold 785 ticket for 3280. How many childs tickets were sold for the movie that saturday?" Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 270080: If the measure of two sides of a triangle are 3.1 and 4.6, what is the least possible measure to the nearest tenth of the third side. a)1.6 b)4.6 c)7.5 d)8 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 270098: A carpenter cuts 1 1/3 feet from a 8 4/5 foot long board. What is the length of the remaining piece? Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)
 Question 270098: A carpenter cuts 1 1/3 feet from a 8 4/5 foot long board. What is the length of the remaining piece? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 270163: A grass lawn is 56 meters long and 42 meters wide. Near the end of each corner there is a flower plot 6 meters by 4 meters. How many square meters of the lawn are covered with grass? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 270190: A living room which is 6 meters by 5 meters has a carpet 4 meters by 3 meters in the middle. What is the area of the room that is not covered by the carpet? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 270352: I have a square garden with an area of 121 sq ft. How many fencing would i need for one side? How about for the perimeter? Click here to see answer by Stitch(352)

 Question 270372: write the words to express the perimeter of the square planting box in terms of the side length of the box? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 270440: Mrs. Neighbors has a rectangular patio deck that has an are of 54 square feer. I fthe lenght is 9 what is the perimeter of the deck? Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 270394: What are the greatest possible demensions of a rectangle if the perimeter is 106 Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 270742: the hypotenuse leg is x-1 and leg b is 9 need to find x using pythagorean theorem Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 270762: A cross section of a bone of a dinosaur is a circle with the radius of 6 centimeters. What should the radius of the cross section be in order to support a dinosaur twice as tall a. 2.83cm b. 8cm c. 36cm d. 16.97cm Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 270808: ```Find m∠PSQ if m∠PSQ = 2y-10 and m∠PRQ = y+35 [A] 60 [B] 40 [C] 45 [D] 80 heres a diagram``` http://www2.edmastery.com/files/nnds_prod_data/itemAssets/NN.MAT.301307.2.HO%5Cres00006%5C9292f02e8a984990872f743b2c5edfef%5C17.JPG Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

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