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 Question 359491: one side of a rectangle is three feet more than half as long as the other side and the perimeter is 21 feet what are the dimensions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 359530: The Length of a rectangle is twice its width. A second rectangle which is 8cm larger and 3 cm narrower than the first rectangle, has a perimeter of 154 cm. Make a sketch (you don't have to ) of the rectangles expressing all dimensional terms of w. Then find the dimensions of each rectangle. Dolciani P.123 # 8 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 359517: The length of a rectangle is 2 inches more than twice its width. If the length is increased by 5 inches, the rectangle would be 3 times as long as it is wide. Find the demensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 359575: a rectangular garden has an 8ft walkway around it. How many more feet is the outer perimeter of the walkway than the perimeter of the garden ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 359674: a rectangular computer screen measures 17 inch diagonally. the widht is 15 inch. whats the height Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 359719: The area of a square is increased by 30%. If the new area is 32.5 meters find the perimeter of the orginal square. Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 359734: The length of a rectangle is 8 inches more than its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 24 inches. What are the width and length of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 359812: the swimming pool is 12 feet by 20 feet there is a 3 foot wide cement sidewalk all around the pool. what is the outside perimeter of the sidewalk? I think it's 88 feet? I think I hit the delete button and didn't what to so can some one help out thanks Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 359799: the swimming pool is 12 feet by 20 feet there is a 3 foot wide cement sidewalk all around the pool. what is the outside perimeter of the sidewalk? I think it's 88 feet? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15657)

 Question 359821: a shipping clerk processes 8 orders every 22 minutes. how many minutes it takes to process 14 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 360035: 70 percent of students are male. there are 24 female in a class how many men are in a class Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 360061: a car avrages 28.7 miles per gallon. how many gallons will it use on a trip 501.5 mmiles. round to the nearest tenth Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 360061: a car avrages 28.7 miles per gallon. how many gallons will it use on a trip 501.5 mmiles. round to the nearest tenth Click here to see answer by contestant(1)

 Question 360258: Determine the contrapositive of the conditional statement: If the lengths of the sides of a rectangle are 6 inches and 4 inches, then the area is 24 square inches. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 360297: A diagonal of a square parking lot is 70 meters. Find, to the nearest meter, the length of a side of the lot. Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 360347: A right triangle has an acute angle of 30◦ and a hypotenuse of 1 unit long. Find the lengths of the two other sides. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 360503: The area of a rectangle is 20 sq ft. a) Express the length of the rectangle as a function of its width. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 360585: How do you solve: What is the measure of an angle if it's supplement measures 66 degrees less than 4 times it's complement? Thank you! Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 360600: how do you solve: A ladder is resting against a wall. The top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 9 ft. Find the length of the ladder if the length is 3 ft more than its distance from the wall. Thank you! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 360780: A tent's entrance is in the shape of an isosceles triangle in which segment RT is congruent to segment RS. The length of segment TS is 1.2 times the length of a side. The perimeter of the entrance is 14 feet. Find each side length. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 360823: the harris and keller families decide to go to the movies together. the harris family lives 3 km west and 2 km north of the movie theater. the keller family lives 4 km east 3 km south of the movie theater. how far apart do the families live? Click here to see answer by Jstrasner(106)

 Question 361012: The lenth of a rug is 6ft more than its width. the area is 40sq ft. Find the dimensions of the rug. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 361066: The length of a rectangle is 4 more than its width. The area is 60 sq. yards. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 361068: The length of a rectangle is 2 less than 3 times the width. Find the dimensions if the area is 65 square meters Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 361309: I am trying to find the length and width of a book. The book is 5cm longer than it is wide and the width is 84cm^2. I was thinking about using the A=BH, but I'm not sure if it's the correct method. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 361500: A rectangle is six times as long as it is wide. If the area is 294 ft squared, what is length and width of the table? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 361936: of what the answer to. the sides of a triangle have these lengths :2x+3,4x+1x+7 the perimeter is 25in. find the length of each side using the formula p=a+b+c Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 362410: Three angles of isosceles triangle are 70◦, 70◦, and 40◦. The base of the triangle is a diameter of a circle. Find the measure of the minor arc of the circle that the two equal sides intercept Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 362669: A restaurant has a dining room that is 62 ft by 55 ft. What is the area of the dining room? What is the perimeter of the dining room? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)
 Question 362669: A restaurant has a dining room that is 62 ft by 55 ft. What is the area of the dining room? What is the perimeter of the dining room? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 362670: The shape formed by placing a semicircle of radius 3ft. on top of a rectangle of length 12ft. How much glass would be needed for this window? If the window is molding, how much would be needed? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 362754: how many centimeters are in 35 inches? Click here to see answer by Jstrasner(106)

 Question 362795: The sum of three numbers is 94. whats the ansa!! Click here to see answer by Manny Pacquiao(82)

 Question 362692: a family room measures 18 feet 6 inches by 15 feet 4 inches. find the approximate area in square feet Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 362822: a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder crashes and kills someone at 15 ft, what is its acceleration? Click here to see answer by Manny Pacquiao(82)

 Question 362826: a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder touches the wall and crashes. whats the distance. Click here to see answer by Manny Pacquiao(82)

 Question 362828: a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 15 ft and finally crashes. what is the distance of the ladder from top to bottom? Click here to see answer by Manny Pacquiao(82)

 Question 362904: QUESTION THERE IS A BUILDING WITH A 12FT HIGH WINDOW. YOU WANT TO USE A LADDER TO GO UP TO THE WINDOW, YOU DECIDE TO KEEP THE LADDER 5FT AWAY FROM THE BUILDING TO HAVE A GOOD SLANT. HOW LONG SHOULD THE LADDER BE? Click here to see answer by HasanSahin(52)

 Question 362467: If a 24 ft by 10 ft rectangle were a 8 ft platform, what is the volume of the rectangular prism in cubic feet? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 362912: TIM IS STANDING ACROSS A RIVER FROM MARY. THEY DISCOVER THAT IF THEY STAND EXACTLY OPPOSITE EACH OTHER THEY CAN EACH HOLD ONE END OF A 5 M ROPE. HOW LONG WOULD THE ROPE HAVE TO BE TO REACH IF TIM MOVED 8 M DOWNSTREAM? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 362979: I need help with the follow Geometry word problem. The measure of the 1st angle is 7 times more than one third of the measure of the second angle squared. If the angles are supplementary find the measure of each angle. My attempt: 7x + 1/3x^2 = 180 Thank you for your help. Peter Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 362906: QUESTION ON A BASEBALL DIAMOND THE BASES ARE 90 FEET APART. WHAT IS THE DISTANCE FROM HOME PLATE TO SECOND BASE IN A STRAIGHT LINE? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 362910: QUESTION TONY HAS GOT HIS KITE STUCK AT THE TOP OF A VERY TALL TREE. HE KNOWS THE STRING ON HIS KITE IS 20 M LONG. WHEN HE PULLS THE STRING TIGHT AND HOLDS THE VERY END ON THE GROUND IT TOUCHES 17 M FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE TREE. IF THE GROUND IS FLAT, HOW TALL IS THE TREE? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 363025: length of each equal side of a triangle is 4m less from the third side.If the perimeter of a triangle is 55m find the dimensions of a triangle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 363051: Hello I need help on two problems. Thanks An ice cube that measures 5 centimeters on each side conntains how many cubic centimeters of ice? Include correct units with the solution. Find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if one leg measures 16ft. anfd the other leg measures 30ft. please show work and include units with the solution. Thanks Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

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