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 Question 426818: The sides of a triangle measure 4,8, and 10. if the smallest side of a similar triangle measures 12, find the measures of the largest side of similar triangle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 426944: what does 2ft shorter than three times its length mean? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 426944: what does 2ft shorter than three times its length mean? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 426866: The trapezoid has an area of 1960 cm squared. Use the formula a=1/2h(b1+b2) to find the value of x. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 427109: Please help me solve this algebra/geometry question I haven't been able to come up with anything and frankly I am completely confused as to what is going on in this problem. In a parallelogram, a base and a corresponding height are in the ratio 5 : 2. The area is 250 cm2. Find the lengths of the base and the corresponding height. (Hint: Use 2x for the base and 5x for the height of the parallelogram.) Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 427142: Please help me solve this problem. A classmate drew a rectangle with a height of 8 units and a base of 10 units. What is the area of each figure formed when the rectangle is divided along one of its diagonals? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 427413: The number of weekly domestic violence arrest in urban St. KLouis increased from 120 in 2003 to 135 in 2006. Predict the nunmber of weekly domestiv violence arrest in 2009 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 427413: The number of weekly domestic violence arrest in urban St. KLouis increased from 120 in 2003 to 135 in 2006. Predict the nunmber of weekly domestiv violence arrest in 2009 Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 427406: What must happen to each side of a figure in order to have an area that is 25 times larger than the original figure? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 427911: i dont know how to find my x and my y in this problem. you want to fence a rectangular area of your yard for a garden. you plan to use no more than 50ft of fencing. a. write a linear equation that describes the situation Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 428075: Here are the dimensions of three rectangles. Which one of them is most square? 114’ × 99’ 455’ × 494’ 284’ × 265’ Click here to see answer by shree840(260)
 Question 428075: Here are the dimensions of three rectangles. Which one of them is most square? 114’ × 99’ 455’ × 494’ 284’ × 265’ Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31537)

 Question 428182: perimeter of a retangles is 60. the length is 4 tims thw width. what is the length and width Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 428544: the sum of two numbers is 42 and their difference is 6 what are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 428550: You are 90 ft from a tree. The angle of elevation from your eyes, which are 5 ft off the ground, to the top of the tree is 70 degrees. to the nearest foot, how tall is the tree? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 428625: How do you calculate angles using pythagoras theorem Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)
 Question 428625: How do you calculate angles using pythagoras theorem Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)
 Question 428625: How do you calculate angles using pythagoras theorem Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 428817: If a/4 = 2/3, then (a - 4)/4 would equal Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 429025: The length of the top of a table is 5 m greater than the width. The area is 66m^(2). Find the dimensions of the table. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 429165: The original cost of the shirt was \$30.00. Two weeks later the cost of the shirt was \$24.00. What percent was it discounted? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 429162: Mr. Eyck is building a fence around his backyard for his pet dog. How much fencing should he buy? Length = 72 feet and width = 32 feet Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 429162: Mr. Eyck is building a fence around his backyard for his pet dog. How much fencing should he buy? Length = 72 feet and width = 32 feet Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 429213: What is the volume of your room in cubic meters if it is rectangular and is 13 feet long by 11 feet wide by9.5 feet high?(One inch is exactly 2.54 cm) Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 429226: My little sister is in 4th grade and she needs to find the length of a side of a cube from its volume. She is too young to understand cube roots. How can she do it so it is simple? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 429286: A building casts a shadow 96 meters long. At the same time, a nearby pole 6 meters high casts a shadow 18 meters long. Find the height of the building. Help please. Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 429379: A rectangle is twice as wide as it is long. If the area is 1152 square meters, what are the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 429495: Explain why a right equilateral triangle cannot exist. Click here to see answer by tinbar(128)

 Question 429585: In circle O, the m angle DOG = 92° and the length of arc DG is 16. Calculate the length of the radius. Use 3.14 for π. How would you find this? Do not tell me the answer but show me how one would accomplish this problem. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)
 Question 429585: In circle O, the m angle DOG = 92° and the length of arc DG is 16. Calculate the length of the radius. Use 3.14 for π. How would you find this? Do not tell me the answer but show me how one would accomplish this problem. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31537)

 Question 429550: the volume of a cylinder is 36[pi] cubic units and its height is 4 units find the lateral area Click here to see answer by Gogonati(817)

 Question 429733: how does the area of a rectangle change if it's width is doubled and it's length is tripled? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 429731: how does the area of a rectangle change if it's width is doubled and it's length is halved? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31537)

 Question 429751: if the base of a rectangle is 24.3cm and the area is580.77cm what is the height of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7009)

 Question 429840: This is a question from the Circles and Arcs subject of my Geometry book. I am clueless about what formula to use. Please help, the problem is: "The wheel of one car has a diameter of 20 inches. The wheel of another car has a diameter of 24 inches. About how many more revolutions must the smaller wheel make than the larger wheel to travel 100 feet?" Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 430322: if x and y are positive numbers with x>y, show that a triangle with sides of lengths 2xy, x^2-y^2, and x^2+y^2 is always a right triangle Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 430447: the length of a rectangular field is 6 times its breadth its area is 1350 sq.m find its perimeter? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 430712: A baseball field is a quarter circle. If the distance down each foul line in 360 ft, what is the area of the baseball field to the nearest whole number? Thank you! Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 430794: if the perimeter of a regular hexagon is is 282 yards, find the length of one of the sides. PLEASE HELP ME I AM STUCK. THANKS Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31537)

 Question 430817: the sum of two consecutive odd numbers plus the next even number is 56.write an algebraic equation that can be used to solve this problem. what is the larger odd number? Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 430864: Ten pounds of mixed birdseed sells for \$7.30 per pound. The mixture is obtained from two kinds of birdseed, with one variety priced at \$5.74 per pound and the other at \$8.86 per pound. How many pounds of each variety of birdseed are used in the mixture? how much pounds at \$5.74 per pound? how much pounds at \$8.86 per pound? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 431274: a satellite completely orbits earth in 216 days. determine the angle through which the satellite travels over a period of 12 days Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 431442: The perimeter of a square garden is 216 feet. How long is each side? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31537)

 Question 431658: If jessica colored 3 out of 7 triangles blue and there are 63 triangles -how many triangles are blue? I had 9 as my answer but my teacher said the answer is 27?? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 431668: Two angles of a triangle are equal. The third angle of this triangle is twice as large as the sum of the first two angles. How long is each angle? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

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