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 Question 314370: Hi! Can you please help me with this problem. The length of a rectangular road sign is 2 feet less than three times its width. Find the dimensions of the sign if the perimeter is 28 feet. Thank you so much! Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 314427: Please help me with this question. A rectangle platform is 11 feet longer than it is wide. If the area of the platform is 276 sq. ft. find the length and the width. Please show all work necessary to arrive to the solution. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 314425: Please help. A picture 19 inches by 24 inches is to be mounted on as piece of matboard so that there is an even amount of mat all around the picture. How wide will the border be if the area of the border is 188 sq. in? Please show all work necessary to arrive to the solution. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 314587: the area of a triangle is 48 inches squared and its base is 6 inches. What is the height? Click here to see answer by eshomali(33)

 Question 314647: A cylindrical water tank is to be painted. It has a radius of 8 feet and a height of 12 feet. Which of the following is the best approximation of the surface area of the tank? Click here to see answer by Jstrasner(106)

 Question 314675: if the area a of a triangle is 60sq m and the base b is 20m what is the altitude h Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 314694: The length of a rectangular swimming pool is 2 feet more than twice its width. The perimeter of the pool is 94 feet. What are the length and width of the pool? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 314718: A rectangular plot of farmland is bounded on one side by a river and the other three sides by a single strand fence 797 meters long. What is the length and the width of the plot if its length is 1 meter more than twice its width. No fence is used on the river side. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 314745: A plumber wishes to cut a 26 foot length of pipe into two pieces. The longer piece needs to be 7 feet less than twice the length of the shorter piece. Where should the plumber cut the pipe? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 314835: A rectangular floor is completely covered with tiles whose size is 1 x 2. If the tiles are not cut and do not overlap, the size of the floor cannot be (A) 4 x 9 (B) 8 x 8 (C) 11 x 7 (D) 16 x 5 (E) None of these Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 314935: The length of a rectangular window is 5 feet more than its width, w. The area of the window is 36 square feet. Which equation could be used to find the dimensions of the window? Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 315009: A small rectangular playground that is 10feet by 14feet is going to have a grass border of uniform width on all sides. If the area of the grass is 145 sq.ft. how wide is the border. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 315158: Find the length of the diagonal of a side of a cubic packing crate whose volume is 2 cubic meters. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 315147: The radius of a circle is 1 meter longer than the radius of another circle. If their areas differ by 5 square meters, then what is the radius of each? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 315209: A checker board has an area of 144 square inches. What is it's perimeter? Click here to see answer by malaydassharma(59)

 Question 315122: A small rectangular playground that is 10ft by 14ft is going to have a grass border of uniform width on all sides. If the area of the grass is 145 sq ft how wide is the border? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 315143: The ratio of sports cars to luxury cars sold in St. Louis last year was 3 to 2. If 20 more sports cars were sold than luxury cars, how many of each were sold? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 315307: The sum of the interior angles of a polygon is 4500. How many diagonals does the figure have? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 315305: Each exterior angle of a polygon measures 7.5 degrees. How many diagonals does the polygon have. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 315362: Second angle of a triangle is 3 times as large as the first angle. The third angle is 4 degrees less than the sum of the 2 angles. Find the measurement of the first angle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 315538: if you have a 1 acre square piece of land....how many feet of fence will you need to enclose it? how many feet of fence will you need to enclose 2 acres?... Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 315753: http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_geometry/Pictures/v6/mod4/04_01_02.gif FIND THE VALUE OF X A.17 B.34 C.51 D.102 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)

 Question 315679: perimeter of a rectangle is 112 inches the length exceeds the width by 4 inches find the length and width Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 316014: Determine the length and width of a rectangle with a perimeter of 82 inches and a diagonal of 29 inches. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 316034: I want to install Spanish tile in a room that is 4m x 3m = 12 meters (area). What is the equation to do this? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 316116: Rachel ran 3375 feet.how many feet less than 0.75 mile is this? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 316556: The width of a rectangle is 3 meters less than the length.The perimeter is 14 meters.Find the width. The second angle of a triangle is twice the first angle.The third angle is 20 degrees more than the first angle.Find the first angle. Click here to see answer by texttutoring(324)

 Question 316553: The width of a rectangle is 6 centimeters less than the length.The perimeter is 64 centimeters.Find the width. One angle of a triangle is 20 degrees.The second angle's measurement is four times the third.What is the measure of the third angle? The sum of two angles in a triangle totals 62.5 degrees.What is the other angle's measure? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 316463: The width of a rectangle is fixed at 24 cm. What lengths will make the perimeter greater than 88 cm? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 316749: A sqaure piece of paper has a perimeter of 64 centimeters. you tear off 1/4 of the paper to throw away your gum. what is the area of the remaining paper ? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 316778: Dan and Frank are roommates. They both leave their house on their bicycles at the same time. Dan rides west for 4 miles and then south for 3 miles. Frank rides east for 1 mile and then north for 2 miles. How far apart are they when they both arrive at their destinations? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 316849: The height of a triangle is four times the length of the base.Find the base and height of the triangle if the area is 18 square inches. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 316814: The measurement of angle ABD and angle CBD are in the ratio 2:3. If the measurement of angle ABC is 70, what is the measurement of angle ABD and angle CBD? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 316853: One angle of a triangle measures 12 degrees.The second angle's measurement is five times the third.What is the measure of the third angle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 316854: The length of a rectangle is three times the width.What is the width if the area is 147 square feet? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 316852: The area of a square is 64 square inches.What is the length of each side? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 316851: The length of a rectangle is 5 meters longer than the width.Find the length and width if the perimeter is 54 meters. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 316753: the surface area of a right circular cylinder with a circular radius r and a height h is given by s= 2 pie r squared. explain why his is so. then find how much cardboard is needed to make a toilet paper tube if the tube is 4.5 inches long with a radius of 1 inch Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 316889: If the length of a rectangle is 7 more than its width and the area of the recctangle is 60 squared inches, then what are the dimensions of te rectangle? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 316884: A rectangular field is 0.3 kilometers long and 0.25 kilometers wide. What is the area of the field in square meters? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 316868: 21. Find the perimenter and areaof a square with side of 9 inches. 22. Find the area of a triangle with base 21 inches and height of 8 inches. 23. Find perimenter ans area of rectangle with width 3 meters and length 11 meters. 24. Find the circumference and area of a circle with diameter of 6 inches use 3.14 for ~. 25. If two angles of a triangle measure 40 degrese and 70 degrese what is the measure of the third angle Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 316929: a cylinder has a volume of 1000m3 what are the max dimensions Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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