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 Question 378487: Two angles are complementary. The measure of one angle is 15* more than 0ne-half of the other. find the measure of each angle Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 378660: what is the perimeter of a six sided figure with the sides measuring 1 1/2ft.,2 3/4ft., 3 1/2ft., 2 2/3ft., 3ft., 6 3/4ft? They are all fractions except for one side which measures 3. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 378731: A vegetable garden measures 8 ft by 12 ft. By what equal amount must each dimension be increased if the area is to be doubled? Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)

 Question 378864: if you have 16 unit cubes how many rectangular boxes can you build with the cubes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 379100: the sum of the measures of the complement and the supplement of an angle is 214 degrees, what is the measure of the angle? show all work Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 379100: the sum of the measures of the complement and the supplement of an angle is 214 degrees, what is the measure of the angle? show all work Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 379468: The Circumference Of A Circle Is 7.5 Inches.What Is The Radius Of The Circle. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 379379: if the square painting has sides of length x, find an equation for the radius r of the circular painting? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 379423: how do you find the perimeter of a square with diagonal 12 centimeters Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 379437: write a system of two linear equations in two variables for:a plane flew with a tail wind from madrid to lima, a trip of 1054 km in 93 min, the return trip took 9 more mins. Let p be the air speed of the plane in km/h and w for the wind speed in km/h Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 379443: write a system of two linear equations in two variables for:a plane flew with a tail wind from madrid to lima, a trip of 1054 km in 93 min, the return trip took 9 more mins. Let p be the air speed of the plane in km/h and w for the wind speed in km/h. solve the system and find the air speed of the plane Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 379594: What is the area of a rectangle whose length measrues 3 meters and whose width measures 2 meters? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 379907: What is the area of the parallelogram, the base is 10 and the height is 24in? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 379904: What is the radius of a circle if the diameter is 16 inches? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 379902: I need help with this geometry word problem. What is the perimeter of the rectangle if the lengths of the sides are 16 inches and 14 inches? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 379922: a piece of wire 10m long is cut into two pieces. one piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. how should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is a)a maximum b) a minimum Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 380266: Solve the equation; express radicals in simplest form: (2m - 3)^2 = -5 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 380410: I saw the answer to my question but did not really understand how it was broken down. Why is the answer 95 degrees to this question. The second angle of a triangular building lot is three times as large as the first. The third angle is 10degrees more than the sum of other two angles. Find the measure of the thrid angle. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 380479: evaluate the polynomial for x=-1 -4x^3+9x^2-8x-1 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 380479: evaluate the polynomial for x=-1 -4x^3+9x^2-8x-1 Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 380483: total revenue is the total amount of money taken in by a business. an appliance firm determines that when it sells x washing machines the total revenue, R, in dollars, is given by the polynomial R=239.46x-0.1x^2. what is the total revenue from the sale of 165 washers Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 380509: help please and thank you A launched rocket has an altitude, in meters, given by the polynomial h+vt-4.9t^2, where h is the height, in meters, from which the launch occurs, at velocity v in meters per second, and t is the number of seconds for which the rocket is airborne. If a rocket is launched from the top of a tower 70 meters high with an initial upward speed of 80 meters per second, what will its height be after 2 seconds? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 380498: can someone help me plz. and thank you (-4x+2)(x+7) Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 380558: The perimeter of a swimming pool is 100m. The width is 4m more than half the length of the pool. Find the length and width of the pool. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 380492: can someone help me please and thank you. (x^6+x^5)(x^6+x^5-x^4) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 380777: how do I write and equation to solve: The perimeter of a rectangular photo is 72cm. The length is twice the width. What are the length and width of the photo? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 381354: I need a break down of this problem please. Not really good at word problems. The property restoration company PuroServ is considering switching to new dehumidifiers. Their market research, considering the cost of the new machines and their efficiency, tells them that the switch would give them an 80% chance of making a \$20,000 profit, a 15% chance of breaking even, and a 5% chance of losing \$5,000. How much money does PuroServ expect to make with their new purchase? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 381560: kylie measures the angle of elevation from a point on level ground to the top of a building 120 meters high to be 32 degrees. She walks toward the building until the angle of elevation is 45 degrees. How far does she walk? Set up a trig equation Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 381644: The perimeter of a rectangle is 60 meters. The length of the rectangle is 6 meters less than twice the width. Find the length and with of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 381743: Three times the perimeter of a triangle is the same as 75 decreased by twice the perimeter. What is the perimeter of the triangle? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 381855: if the odds of winning a raffle are 17 to 200, what is the probability of winning Click here to see answer by ccrox(11)

 Question 381853: If the probability of seeing moose in a day in a certain region of Alaska is 0.54, what is the probability of not seeing any moose in a day there Click here to see answer by ccrox(11)

 Question 382148: Your answer for the question "A wooden cube whose edges are 4 inches is painted green.The cube is then cut into 64 one-inch cubes. How many small cubes have exactly 1 green face? ", i did not understand that. How you used different equations for different number of small cubes sides painted? For example you use 6*(n-2)^2 for exactly one side painted and so on? what is the logic of using those equations? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 382252: find the length of the diagonal of a cube if each side of the cube is 3 feet long? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 382486: tim and brad are building a racecar.tim can build the car in 2 months less time than brad.together they can do the job in 7 months.how long will it take each of them if they work alone? give your answer to the nearest tenth...I would just like help setting this problem up to solve please. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 382506: crown point is due south of merrilville,which is due west of winfield.of winfield is 13 miles from crown point and merrillville is 2 miles farther from winfield than twice its distance from crown point,how far is it from crown point to merrillville? I need help setting up this problem to solve and solving it please. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 382822: Two angles are complementary. The measure of one is 9 more than twice the other. find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 382804: find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle if one leg is 12 inches and the other leg is 5 inches less then the hypotenus Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 382803: find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle if one leg is 12 inches and the other leg is 5 inches less then the hypotenus Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 382954: A right cylindrical can is to hold 1 L. of water. What should be the height of the can if the radius is 12 cm? Use 3.14159. The Height should be approximatelym _______ cm. (nearest hundredth) Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 382955: what is the volume of the biggest possible sphere that can be made out of a wooden cube whose side is 20cm? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 383132: The volume of a rectangular box is limited to 1100 cu. in. If the height is 8 inches and the width is 10 inches how long can the box be? ( Click here to see answer by benazir.sj@gmail.com(109)

 Question 383211: Find the dimensions of a right triangle where the second leg is 1 unit less than double the first leg and the hypotenuse is 1 unit more than double the length of the first leg. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 383341: The perimeter of a triangle is consecutive integers. If the perimeter is 51, find the dimension of the triangle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 383562: explain how you can determine the ratio of the perimeter of a square to the length of one side of the square even if you do not know the measures? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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