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 Question 321391: If the diameter of a circle is 1.3 x 10-12 meters, then what is its radius? Sorry not sure how to do powers on here, that is suppose to read 1.3 x 10 to the negative 12th power... Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 321437: Mathilda has used square tiles to completely cover a rectangular surface of 81 cm by 72 cm. What is the length of the side of the smallest tile she has used? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 321309: A woodcutter determines the height of a tall tree by first measuring a smaller one 125 ft away, then moving so that his eyes are in the line of sight along the tops of the trees, and measuring how far he is standing from the small tree. Suppose the small tree is 20 ft tall, the man is 25 ft from the small tree, and his eye level is 5 ft above the ground. How tall is the taller tree? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 321660: find the suface area of a rectangular prism with base 4m by 5m and height 8m Click here to see answer by Jstrasner(106)

 Question 321873: If each side of a square is increased by 20% in its length, by how much will the area of square be increased? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 321924: The area of a rectangle is 116 square inches. What are its possible whole number dimensions? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 321938: 2. The captain of a riverboat charges \$36 per person including lunch. The cruise averages 300 customers a day. The captain is considering increasing the price. A survey of the customers indicates that for every \$2 increase, there would be 10 fewer customers. What increase in price would maximize the revenue? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 322013: The width of a rectangle is 6 feet, and the diagonal is 10 feet. What is the area of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 322005: The triangle with the vertices (1, 1), (4, 5), and (0, 2) is: (A) A scalene triangle (B) An isosceles triangle (C) An equilateral triangle (D) A right triangle (E) None of the above Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 322029: What does it mean to refer to a 20-in TV set or a 25-in TV set? Such units refer to the diagonal of the screen. A 20-in TV set also has a width of 16-in. What is its height? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 322042: In the right triangle find the length of the side not given. Give an exact answer and an approximation to three decimal places. A=2 and B=4 thanks. Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 322046: What is the value of the radius of the following circle with an area of 154 cm^2? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 321933: triangle has a perimeter of 36 centimeters. If the length of each side is increased by 50% Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 322151: If one can construct an angle of 36 degrees, one can use the angle bisector construction to construct an angle of Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 322333: Find the measure of the angles of a triangle if the measure of the first is four times the measure of the second angle and the third angle is 18 degrees more than the second angle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 322348: in square ABCD , p is the midpoint of DC and Q is the midpoint of AD. if the area of the quadrilateral QBCP is 15. what is the area of square ABCD ? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 322452: The length of one side of an equilateral triangle is 10 cm. what is the altitude of the triangle? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 322449: Two angles of a triangle measure 75° and 51°. The side opposite the largest angle measures 25 inches. How long is the shortest side? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 322535: If possible, give the name of the convex polygon in which the sum of the interior angles equals 1260°. hexagon heptagon nonagon no such polygon exists Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 322535: If possible, give the name of the convex polygon in which the sum of the interior angles equals 1260°. hexagon heptagon nonagon no such polygon exists Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 322586: How do I set up this story problem? The width of a rectangle is three-fifths the length. If the perimeter is 80, find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by QH(50)

 Question 322759: You have a rectangular space in your yard that you want to put a border around. You find that 60 feet of border material is needed. The length of the rectangle is exactly one-half the width. What are the dimensions of the space in your yard? Click here to see answer by jessica43(140)

 Question 322853: jarod in having a problem with rabbits in his veggie garden so he decides to fence it in. the length of the garden is 7 ft more than 3 times the width he needs 78 ft of fencing to do the job. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 322865: A 78cm long is cut along the center, its string is form into square. Which is one longer than the other?? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 322887: If possible, give the name of the convex polygon in which the sum of the interior angles equals 1260° Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 322922: The ratio of the length to the width of a rectangular advertising display is approximately 3.3 to 2.If the width of the display is 8 meters, what is the approximate length of the display in meters ? Click here to see answer by jessica43(140)

 Question 322961: A cylindrical drum has a diameter of 3 feet and stands 5 feet high. What is the volume of the drum? (Hint: Use Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 323551: if a olympic swimming pool is twice as long as it is wide and ther perimeter is 150 meters then what are the lenght and width? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 323888: The length of a rectangular swimming pool is 2x - 1 meters, and the width is x + 2 meters. Write a polynomial A(x) that represents the area. Find A(5). Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 323888: The length of a rectangular swimming pool is 2x - 1 meters, and the width is x + 2 meters. Write a polynomial A(x) that represents the area. Find A(5). Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 324006: how do you find the missing lenght of a side if the perimeter is 115 ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 324017: A rectangle has a length of 80in and a width of 34in. What is it's perimeter? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 324105: In rhombus WXYZ, the measure of WX is 21 feet, and the measure of angle W is 62°. Determine the measures of the other three sides and the other three angles of the rhombus. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 324170: perimeter of a rectangle. 10ft. long by 6ft.8in. wide? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 324155: All of the rooms in a building are rectangular, with nine-foot ceilings. One room is 10 feet wide by 14 feet long. What is the combined area of the four walls, including doors and windows? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)
 Question 324155: All of the rooms in a building are rectangular, with nine-foot ceilings. One room is 10 feet wide by 14 feet long. What is the combined area of the four walls, including doors and windows? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1423)

 Question 324206: Can anyone help me with this word problem? A farmer has a square plot of land. An irrigation system can be installed with the option of one large circular sprinkler or nine small sprinklers. Which plan will provide water to the greatest percentage of land in the field regardless of cost or watering pattern? Any help would be appreciated!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 324352: A farmer owns a square field of side with a pole in one of the corners to which he tied his cow with a rope whose length is about is 10 m . what is the area available for the cow to grace. A.150 sq.m b.125sq,m c.75sq.m d. not enough data. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 324404: every 20 minutes from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a commuter train crosses main street. for 3 minutes a gate stops cars from passing as the train goes by. what is the probability that a motorist approching the train crossing during this time interval will have to stop for the train? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 324337: ok now if an triangle measures 60 degrees width 140 degrees hieghth what is c squared Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 324379: Jeremey sits on his back deck watching a plane prepare for landing. He is sitting 22 ft above the ground and he is 87 ft away from the big pine tree that defines his backyard. He notes that as the plane is directly over his pine tree he is looking at the plane with an angle that is about 60 degrees above horizontal. Given this info, find the height of the plane as it passes over Jeremy's pine. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 324493: The floor area of a garage 65ft. by 85ft. is to be increased by 1,000 sq. ft. If it is made 6ft. longer, by how much will the width have to be increased? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 324469: the length of a rectangle is 4meters greater than its width. the area is 96 meters square. what is the length and width Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 324696: If a floor has a perimeter of 288 feet and the length is two times the width how do you find the width and length? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 324777: The area of a swimming pool is 3oo square feet. If the length is three times the width of the pool, what are the dimensions of the bottom of the pool? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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