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 Question 310982: What is the perimeter of an epuilateral triangle with a side measuring 5.2 millimeters? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 310892: A circular window of radius 12 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 п = 3.14. Hint: Area of Circle: A = пr2) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 311149: PLEASE HELP ASAP! ADA says a ramp can go up at most 1 foot for every 12 feet of horizontal distance.A ramp in San Francisco at the Hotel Nikko rises 5.6 inches over a horizontal span of 4'7". Is the ramp to code?Include, the maximum angle of elevation, the minimum ramp length for 12 feet of horizontal and 1 foot of rise. Please show all work. Thanks! I am so confused on how to do this... Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 311368: The width of a rectangle is 8cm less than its length. The perimeter is 44cm. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. I have the answer that length = 15cm and width = 7cm. I am asking for the formula to how this question was worked out. This is an example question for a placement test for my college. I know they will change the numbers, but the formula stays the same. Please help? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 311420: If the diameter of a circle is 1.3 x 10-12power what is the radius? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 311420: If the diameter of a circle is 1.3 x 10-12power what is the radius? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 311467: I am having trouble figuring out this problem. The density of a penny is 8.93g/cm^3. the mass of a role of pennies is 177.6g. if the diameter of a penny is 1.85cm, how tall is the roll of pennies? Please show me how to the solve the problem step by step. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 311556: The base of a triagle is 6cm greater than the height. The area is 36cm^2. Find the height and the length of the base. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 311575: The sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that is 18cm and a second side that is 3cm less than twice the third side, what are the possible lengths for the second and third sides? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 311548: QUESTION #1: The base of a traingle sail is four times its height. If the area of the triangle is 162 square yards, find the base. A = L x W 162 = 4x x=40.5 base = 4x height = x QUESTION #2: (3x-1)(9x2+3x+1)=0 3x-1=0 (3x-1)=0 (3x+1)=0 X=1/3 ? ? Thank you! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 311649: Explain using words how you would set up let statements and write an equation to solve the following word problem. “The length of the skating rink is 7 less than 3 times the width. If the perimeter of the skating rink is 82 feet, find the length and width of the skating rink." You do not need to solve this problem. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 311726: The slide is 29 feet long. The ladder leading to the top of the slide is 21 feet long. How far is it from the end of the slide to the foot of the ladder. Here is what I have 29+21=50 can you help/ Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 311762: the volume of a cube is equal to the volume of the right rectangular prism and the two solids have equal heights.if the length and width of the prism are 2 inches and 32 inches , find the number of inches in a side of the cube. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 311821: a ramp in san francisco at the hotel nikko rises 5.6 inches over a horizontal span of 4'7" solve using pythagorean theorem,(step by step). Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 311865: I need help with this word problem: A very skinny man is standing by a tall tree.The man's shadow is 14 feet and the tree has a shadow that is 40 feet long. If he is 5.5 feet tall,find how tall the tree is. Thank you. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 312194: The formula to find the area of a triangle is: Area = 1/2 the base times the height or A = 1/2BH. If you know the area of a triangle = 60 sq ft and the base = 6 ft, what's the height? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 312230: Suppose you are building a storage box of volume 4368 in.^3. The box will be 24 in. long. The height of the box will be 1 in. more than its width. Find the height and width of the box. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 312168: Mathematics have been searching for a formula that yields prime numbers. One such formula was X square – X + 41. Select some numbers for X, Substitute them in the formula, and see if prime numbers occur. Try to find a number for X that when substituted in the formula yields a composite number. Please select at least 5 numbers. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 312263: two buildings are 60 feet apart acrooss a street. a person on top of the building finds the angle of elevation of the roof of the taller building to be 20 degrees and the angke of depression of its base to be 35 degrees. how tall is the taller building to the nearest foot? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 312504: the equation to convert from degrees celsius to degress fahrenheit is f=1.8*C+32. you tell your canadaian friend that it is 62 degrees fahrenheit in san francisco. since your friend hasnt take math yet, she doesnt know how to convert from fahrenheit to clesius. using the above equation do the conversion for her. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 312563: The length of a rectangular solid is 7. The width of the solid is 2 more than the height. The volume of the solid is 105. Find the width and the height of the solid. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 312536: A closed box with a square base is required to have a volume of 10 feet. A)Express the amount A of material used to make such a box as a function of the length x of a side of the square base. B) How much material is required for a base 1 foot by 1 foot? C)How much material is required for a base 2 feet by 2 feet? D Graph A = A(x). For what value x is A smallest? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 312673: A circular wading pool requires painting.The pool floor is 85m square. It is only 0.3m deep. How much paint would be required to paint the pool?Show work. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)
 Question 312673: A circular wading pool requires painting.The pool floor is 85m square. It is only 0.3m deep. How much paint would be required to paint the pool?Show work. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 312681: A sheet of metal is 15m long and 4m wide. There is a circle cut out of it.The diameter of the circle is 2m.How much metal is left?show work! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 312687: Orange juice concentrate is pured into a cylindrical cans with diameter 7cm and height 12cm. A space of 2.0cm is left at the top of the can to allow for expansion when concentrate freeze. What volume of concentrate is poured into each can?show work! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 312777: a flower bed length is 3m. more than twice the width. the flower bed has an area of 20 meters squared find the dementions. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 312790: Haley's art teacher has assigned her students a project in which they need to demonstrate their understanding of similar figures. The students are allowed to use any material that they want as long as the figures are similar. What must the two figures have in common to be similar? a. equal areas b. equal perimeter c. corresponding angles that are congruent d. corresponding sides that are congruent Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 312788: A picture measures 16 inches wide by 20 inches long. If the frame is to be 20 inches wide, what is the scale factor of the frame as a dilation of the picture, and what is the length of the frame? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 312801: Find the width of a circle in feet that has an are of 200sq. Inches Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 312924: A trapezoid has an area of 493 meters squared, a height of 17m, and a base of 22m. Find the length of the other base. Show all work to receive credit. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 312888: the length of a rectangle is 4 cm more than the width. the area is 96 cm^2. Find the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 312991: A pentagon has an area of 128 square centimeters. A similiar pentagon has an area of 180 square centimeters. What is the ratio of the perimeters of the smaller pentagon to the larger pentagon? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 313112: The length of a rectangle is 7m less than triple the width. If "W" represents the width what would the equation be for the length, l? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 313240: the length of a rectangle is 3 less the the width. the perimeter is 68 . what is the length and width of the rectangle ? how do i do that equation? how do i set up the equation? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 313782: triangle abc has sides 10,24, and 26 cm long. a rectangle that has an area equal to that of the triangle has width 3cm . find the perimeter of the rectangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 313835: The perimeter of a rectangle is 94m the length is 2m more than twice the width, Find the deminsions Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 313836: One canned juice drink is 20% orange juice and another is 10% orange juice. How many liters of each should be mixed together in order to get 10L that is 11% orange juice Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 313917: A spherical storage tank has a diameter of 48 ft and is full of water. How many delivery trucks with cylindrical tanks measuring 8 ft in diameter and 10 ft long can be completely filled from the storage tank? A) 230 trucks B) 115 trucks C) 86 trucks D) 1152 trucks Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 313783: if the area of a circle is equal to the area of an equilateral triangle , then the ratio of the side of the triangle to the radius of the circle is closest to which number ? a 3 b 4 c 5 d 6 e 7 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 314059: Could someone please help me with this word problem? The second angle of a triangle is 3 times as large as the first. The third angle is 75 degree more than the first. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 314139: An isosceles triangle is inscribed in a circle of radius 12 so that one side of the triangle passes through the center of the circle. What is the area of the triangle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 314226: a 5 foot border is added to all four sides of a rectangular playing field of 40 feet by 30 feet.What is the area in square feet of the added border? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 314196: The length of a rectangle is 5 cm less than 3 times its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 46 cm, find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 314175: A decorator plans to place a rug in a room 9 m by 12 m in such a way that a uniform strip of flooring around the rug will remain uncovered. If the rug is to cover half the floor space, what should the dimensions of the rug be? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

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