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 Question 334221: The area of Sharon's garden is 40 sq ft. List all its whole-number possible lengths and widths. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334425: find the number of sides of a polygon with diagonals equal to forty-five less than ten times the number of sides Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 334388: Find the area and perimeter of a rectangle that has a length of 23 meters and a width of 17 meters. Show your calculations. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 334513: Find the coordinates of the midpoint of a segment with the given endpoints. K(-9,3), H(5,7) and also W(-12,-7), T(-8,-4) I need help I keep getting confused on which numbers to put first then I get it wrong. I dont get it please show work and answer. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334630: if the product of two numbers is positive, then the two numbes must be positive. is that true? if so, what is a counterexample for it? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 334630: if the product of two numbers is positive, then the two numbes must be positive. is that true? if so, what is a counterexample for it? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334629: if the product of two numbers is positive, then the two numbes must be positive. is that true? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334758: Describe one physical features and one human characteristic of the SouthEastern Region of the US? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334950: Find the two points of segments AB that divide the segment into three congruent parts. Point A has coordinates (0,0) and point B has coordinates (9,6). Explain your method. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334972: How do I find the Area of a patio that is 16 feet wide and 24 feet long Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)
 Question 334972: How do I find the Area of a patio that is 16 feet wide and 24 feet long Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 334938: There are two stools. Three-legged stool & Four legged stool a. One stool rocks slightly from side to side on your kitchen floor. Which of the two stools could this possibly be? Explain why or why not b. Suppose that each stool is placed on a flat surface that is slightly sloped. Do you expect either of the stools to rock side to side? Explain why or why not. My son has this as a geometry problem and I have no clue how to assist him or help explain this. Thank you for your help Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 334980: The measure of the supplement of an angle is 32degrees greater than twice the measure of its complement. Find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 335028: A square has the same perimeter as a triangle whose sides are consecutive even integers, the smallest of which is the same length as the side of the square. What is the perimeter of the square? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 335067: the perimeter of a rectangle is 42 inches and it's area is 104 square inches. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335069: Please help me solve this problem and show all steps necessary to get this step. Assume that the volume of the earth is 5 × 1014 cubic meters and the volume of a bacterium is 2.5 × 10-16 cubic meters. If the earth could be filled with bacteria, how many would it contain? (Round to one decimal place.) Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335420: Leonardo of Pisa (about 1175-1258), also known as Fibonacci (fee buh NAH chee), was born in Italy and educated in North Africa. He was one of the first Europeans known to use modern numerals instead of Roman numerals. The special sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13,... is known as the Fibonacci sequence. Find the next three terms of this sequence. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 335460: jessica's school is 45 miles from the center of Boston, Massachusetts, and 38 miles from the center of Providence, Rhode Island. With this information, you know that the cities are between _?_ and _?_ miles apart. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335590: A rectangular parking lot is 110 yards and 45 yards wide. it costs about \$.60 to pave each square foot of the parking lot with asphalt. about how much will it cost to pave the parking lot ? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)
 Question 335590: A rectangular parking lot is 110 yards and 45 yards wide. it costs about \$.60 to pave each square foot of the parking lot with asphalt. about how much will it cost to pave the parking lot ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335366: If a pound of grass seed covers an area of 500 square feet and costs \$3.25, what is the cost, in dollars, of the seed needed to cover a level rectangular area that measures 200 feet by 300 feet? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335823: Joe is 1.6m tall. His shadow is 2m long when he stands 3m from the base of a floodlight. Show that the height of the flood light is equal to 4 m Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 335832: Two ships P and Q leaves a point at the same tine . P sails at 10km/hr on a bearing of 030 degree and Q sails at 12km/hr on a bearing of 300 degree calculate their distances apart and the bearing of P from Q after 2 hours Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335839: A snowman built with three spheres made of packed snow. The top sphere has half the diameter of the middle sphere. The middle sphere has half the diameter of the bottom sphere. The top sphere weighs 5 pounds. What is the total weight of the snowman? a. 30 pounds b. 65 pounds c. 125 pounds d. 250 pounds e. 365 pounds Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 336201: In triangle ABC, angle A is three times as large as angle C. The measure of angle B is 15 degrees less than that of angle C. Find the measure of the angles. A) 117, 24, 39 B) 78, 24, 39 C) 78, 24, 78 D) 117, 24, 78 I have come up with A= 3x, B=15-x, C=x Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 336395: Can you solve this problem 8. Find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if one leg measures 12 yd. and the other leg measures 35 yd. Students must show all work step by step to receive full credit for the problem. Include correct units with your solution. Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 336528: A flagpole casts a shadow of 27 feet, while a boy that is 5 feet tall casts a shadow of 3 feet. Determine the height of the flagpole. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 336306: in the diagram points v,w,x,y, and are collinear. VZ=52 XZ=20 and WX=XY=YZ find the indicated length. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 336792: If an object is propelled upward from ground level with an intial velocity of 64 ft. per sec, its height h in feet t seconds later is: h=-16t^2 = 64t (a) After how many seconds is the height 48 ft? (b) The object reaches its maximum height 2 sec after it is propelled. What is this maximum height? (c) After how many seconds does the object hit the ground? I have read all of the examples that they give me in my math book, but i still have a hard time trying to understand these problems. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 336792: If an object is propelled upward from ground level with an intial velocity of 64 ft. per sec, its height h in feet t seconds later is: h=-16t^2 = 64t (a) After how many seconds is the height 48 ft? (b) The object reaches its maximum height 2 sec after it is propelled. What is this maximum height? (c) After how many seconds does the object hit the ground? I have read all of the examples that they give me in my math book, but i still have a hard time trying to understand these problems. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 336956: The length of a rectangle is five times its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 64m , what is the area Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 337075: A metal container that is in a form of a cube is filled to the brim with water and has a height of 10 cm. If a round ball was placed in the container and it displaced 562.5 pi cubic cm of water, find the radius of the ball and the amount of water left in the container. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 337069: my problem is : The length of a rectangular-shaped backyard is 8 feet less than twice the width. If 260 feet of fencing is needed to enclose the yard, find the dimensions of the yard. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 337157: if the measures of the four interior angles of a pentagon are 112, 102, 118, and 107, what is the measure of the fifth interior angle? Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 337076: Will you please help me to set up the equation and solve for this word problem? A triangle has a perimeter of 161 miles. The length of each of the two smaller sides of the triangle is two-thirds the length of the longest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337189: The sum of the measures of the complement and the supplement of an angle is 214 degrees. find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337077: A traveler found out that the circumference of the earth at its equator is about 40 700 km. Solve for the area and the volume of the earth. Use 3.14 for the value of pi. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 337421: Leonardo of Pisa (about 1175–1258), also known as Fibonacci (fee buh NAH chee), was born in Italy and educated in North Africa. He was one of the first Europeans known to use modern numerals instead of Roman numerals.The special sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, . . . is known as the Fibonacci sequence. Find the next three terms of this sequence. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 337583: The perimeter of a rectangular swimming pool is 210 meters. The length of the pool is double the width. Find the length and width of the pool. P=210, P=2L+2W L=2W 210 = 2(2W)+2W 210 = 4W+2W 210 = 6W 210/6 = W W=35 METERS L = 2W)=2(35) = 70 METERS Click here to see answer by benazir.sj@gmail.com(109)
 Question 337583: The perimeter of a rectangular swimming pool is 210 meters. The length of the pool is double the width. Find the length and width of the pool. P=210, P=2L+2W L=2W 210 = 2(2W)+2W 210 = 4W+2W 210 = 6W 210/6 = W W=35 METERS L = 2W)=2(35) = 70 METERS Click here to see answer by chiexpert(48)

 Question 337602: two circular gears whose teeth interlock when the gears turn. Gear A has 72 teeth and gear B has 48 teeth. How many complete revolutions does gear A make when gear B makes 9 complete revolutions? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)