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 Question 396380: The measures of two complementary angles are (14q+8)and 8q-6). Find the measures of the angles. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 396482: you need to paint a rectangular 12 ft x 10 ft wall. One can of paint covers 35 sq ft. How many cans are needed to paint the wall? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 396482: you need to paint a rectangular 12 ft x 10 ft wall. One can of paint covers 35 sq ft. How many cans are needed to paint the wall? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 396478: How do I set up and solve: A ladder rests against ahouse at 15ft, the length of the ladder is 5 feet more than the distance from the house. What is the length of the ladder? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 396670: area of a square garden is 174 meters estimate the side length of the garden Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 396750: The area of the wall you are going to paint is 50 feet square. If the width is half the height what are the dimensions of the wall? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 396805: Is it possible to have two rectangles where the perimeter of the first is larger than the second but has a smaller area? explain and examples please Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 397524: Please help me solve this Word Problem. I can't seem to even figure out how to begin this problem. If the height of a triangle with a base of 6 inches is tripled, its area is increased by 24 square inches. Find the height of the triangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 397619: how do you find the area of a rectangle measuring 32 inches in width and 22 inches in lenght Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 397590: A board is 18 inches long is cut into two pieces in the ratio 2:7. Find the length of each piece. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 397926: the dimensions of a rectangle are such that its length is 5 inches more than its width. If teh length were doubled and the width were decreases by 2 inches the area would be increases by 52 inches squared what are the length and width of teh rectangel Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 398015: A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular region, using part of his barn for one side and fencing for the other three sides. If the side parallel to the barn is to be twice the length of an adjacent side, and the area of the region is to be 98 ft2, how many feet of fencing should be purchased? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 398013: A rectangular plot of ground having dimensions 21 ft by 24 ft is surrounded by a walk of uniform width. If the area of the walk is 424 ft2, what is its width? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 398082: a rectangle has perimeter 640cm and length 200cm. find its weidth? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 398083: Deret geometri 2+2^2+2^3+....+2^n=254, n=....? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 398097: Two sides of a triangle have the same length. The third side measures 3 m less than twice the common length. The perimeter of the triangle is 25m. What are the lengths of the three sides? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 398171: Hai Sir, please help me on this problem, i got stuck 1)Show that the points (-2,5),(3,-4) and(7,10)are the vertices of a right angled isosceles triangle. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 398174: Hai sir, please help me on this problem, 3)If the points (-2,1),(a,b) and (4,-1) are collinear and a-b=1. then find the values of a and b. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 398173: Hai Sir, please help me on this problem, i got stuck 2)The centre of a circle is (2x-1,7) and it passes through the point (-3,-1).If the diameter of the circle is 20units ,then find the values of x. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)
 Question 398173: Hai Sir, please help me on this problem, i got stuck 2)The centre of a circle is (2x-1,7) and it passes through the point (-3,-1).If the diameter of the circle is 20units ,then find the values of x. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6513)

 Question 398271: The longer leg of a right triangle is 1M longer then the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 1 M shorter than twice the shorter leg. Find the length of the shorter leg of the triangle. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 398264: The length of the foundation of a rectangular house is to be 5 meters more than its width. Find the length of the house if the perimeter must be 70 meters. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 398564: The perimeter of a retangle is 122 m. The length is 1 m more than twice the width. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 398873: A rectangular field is 4 times as long as it is wide. Let the width be x and the length will therefore be 4x. If the length is decreases by 10 in. and the width is increased by 2 in. the perimeter will be 80 in. Find the dimensions of the original field. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 398655: The volume of a rectangle chineses box is given by the formula V=LWH. The volume of the box shown on the right is 396 cu units. Find the width and length. Height 4; width is X; length is X+2. Please help me solve this. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 398896: . The 1977 Super Bowl was played in The Rose Bowl in Pasadena. In that football game the Oakland Raiders scored 18 more points than the Minnesota Vikings. If the total number of points scored was 46, then what was the final score for the game? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 399538: A student insists on finding a common denominator by always multiplying the denominators of the expressions being added. How could this approach be improved? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 399866: a closed box with a square base is to have a volume of 1,500 cubic inches. Express its surface area as a function of its length. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 399784: A Norman window has the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle. (Thus the diameter of the semicircle is equal to the width of the rectangle.) If the perimeter of the window is 21 ft, find the dimensions of the window so that the greatest possible amount of light is admitted. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 400127: A rectangular room is 1:8 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 27 meters. Find the dimension of the room Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 400288: It is a shape that looks like a big thick L and the vertical long side | is equal to 10cm and the horizontal _ is equal to 6cm the X's to find are on the very top of the | and the far right side of the _ the question is if the shaded area is 128 cm2 , then the length x in the ﬁgure is cm. I know this is confusing but I don't know how else to explain it. this url might work for you but I dont know http://courses.webwork.maa.org:8080/wwtmp/armstrong_math1161/gif/Schlieper_CollegeAlgebra_HW2-prob13-c1s6p31.gif Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 400527: The perimeter of a rectangle backyard is 6x+6 yards. IF the width is x yards, find a binomial that repersents the lengh. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 400659: I am not a student, but a housewife who would like to make some new kitchen curtains. I have measured them in inches, but fabric is sold by the square yard. What is the formula for converting inches to square yards? (One of my curtains measures 89 x 17.5 inches.) Thank you for any help you can give. I wish I had an old geometry textbook! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 400708: A new circular fountain is being designed for a park. Suppose the designer of the fountain decides that the surface area of the water in the fountain should be 450 sq ft. Find the diameter of the fountain. explain how you found the diameter.... Okay I took the 450 with pi, and was incorrect my teacher marked me incorrect. I am allowed to correct and return the problems that I missed. I would appreciate honest help and information on how to find the solution to this problem. Thanks! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 400802: the neighborhood swimming pool has a length that is 2 times its width. The width is 10 meters . what is the area of the swimming pool? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 400559: Demonstrate one shape that will not tile a floor and why? I'm guessing a circle, but I can't exsplain why? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 401165: A rectangle has a length 7 meters longer than double the width. The perimeter is 134 meters. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Thank you soooooo very much!!!!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 401180: Three harmful pollutants were measured by a consumer group in the city. The total sample contained 15 parts per million (ppm) of three harmful pollutants. The amount of the first pollutant was double the second. The amount of the third pollutant was 75% of the second. How many parts per million of each pollutant were found? You people are awesome, don't know where I'd be without you! Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 401161: Find the circumference of a circle with area of 9 square feet. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 401297: Find the area of a right triangle with a hypotenuse of length 4 inches and one leg of length 2 inches. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 401548: A rectangular room is 1.9 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 35 meters. Find the dimension of the room. Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 401657: the side of the square is 8 cm long,how long is its diagonal? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)