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 Question 33496: Can you help me with this? Earth's diameter is approximately four times the moon's and both bodies are spheres. What is the ratio of their volumes? Thanks!! Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 33495: How would I solve this?: The Great Pyramid of Cheops has a square base of 756 ft on a side and a height of 481 ft. How many apartments 35 ft x 20 ft x 8 ft would be needed to have a volume equivalent to that of the Great Pyramids? Thanks! Click here to see answer by mbarugel(146)

 Question 32199: The section that I am on in my class is over contradiction. The equations states: Show that b^3+b+1=a^3 has no positive integer solutions. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 33814: The sum of the measures of the angles in any triangle is 180 degrees. In triangle ABC, angle A is five more than twice the measure of angle B. Angle C is five less than three times the measure of angle B. I tried: 2b+5=A 3B{c-5} No luck Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 33937: Your are flying a kite at the end of 200 ft of string. The angle of elevation is 30 degrees. You are holding he end of the string at eye level, 5ft above the ground. How high is the kite from the ground? Draw a diagram. Show how to use a variable. Then find how high the kite is. I homeschool my kids and we are having a tough time with this one. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 34303: Write and equation and solve the following problem. The area or a rectangle is 130 square feet. Find the dimensions of the rectangle if the length is 3 feet greater than the width. I know A=LW so: 130 = L+3 = w Did I get the formula correct Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 34502: find the side of a square given a perimeter of a.18 b201/2ft Click here to see answer by Prithwis(166)

 Question 34877: 1. Find the radius of a circle with circumference of 20pi. 2.Find the radius of a circle with the circumference of 64pi 3.If the area of a circle is 9pi, find the radius. 4.If the area of a circle is 64 pi, find the circumference. help much appreciated. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)
 Question 34877: 1. Find the radius of a circle with circumference of 20pi. 2.Find the radius of a circle with the circumference of 64pi 3.If the area of a circle is 9pi, find the radius. 4.If the area of a circle is 64 pi, find the circumference. help much appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 29469: Slicing a grapefruit with a knife is a model for a plane intersecting a solid sphere. Describe the possible plane sections. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)
 Question 29469: Slicing a grapefruit with a knife is a model for a plane intersecting a solid sphere. Describe the possible plane sections. Click here to see answer by Prithwis(166)

 Question 35164: Hi, I could use some help with this. Lisa is flying her kite with 62 feet of string attached to the ground. She measures 5feet of string from the ground to a point 4 feet high. How high is her kite? Click here to see answer by hydromojo(20)
 Question 35164: Hi, I could use some help with this. Lisa is flying her kite with 62 feet of string attached to the ground. She measures 5feet of string from the ground to a point 4 feet high. How high is her kite? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 35224: Could someone explain this to me? thanks so much! A building casts a 52-foot shadow at the same time taylor casts a 4-foot shadow. Taylor and her shadow form a triangle that is similiar to the triangle formed by the building and it's shadow. If Taylor is 5 feet tall, what is the height h of the building? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 35296: I'm having a problem trying to get a formula out of this word problem. here it is: Carlotta plans to build storage shelves. She has only 45 feet of lumber for the entire unit and wishes the width to be 3 times the height. Find the width and the height of the unit. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 35450: I got the answer (I think) for this problem but how do I check it? I think the answer is angle A is 80 degrees and angle B is 66 degrees. Right or wrong? Angles A and B are complimentary angles, and angle B is 14 degrees less than angle A. Find the measures of angle A and angle B Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 35553: If the exterior angles of a convex octagon are x+13, 2x-1, 2x+6, 2x+12, 2x-17, 3x-4, 3x-10, and 4x, calculate the smallest of the eight angles. choices A) 19 degrees B) 21 degrees C) 32 degrees D) 37 degrees Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 35557: Question 1~ It is possible fot the interior ang;es of a regular polygon to measure 145 degrees. Choices A) True B) False Question 2~ Calculate the measure for each exterior angle of a regular nonagon. Choices A)20 degrees B)40 degrees C)140 degrees D) 1260 degrees Question 3~ Calculate the measure for each interior angle of a regular 15-gon. Choices A) 12 degrees B) 24 degrees C) 156 degrees D) 2340 degrees Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 35556: In the Convex quadrilateral ABCD, if angle A is congruent to angle D, the measure of angle B equals 110 degrees, and measure of angle C equals 60 degrees, find measure of angle A? Choices A) 95 degrees B) 170 degrees C) 190 degrees D) 360 degrees Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 35611: Question 1~ A quadrilateral with congurent diagonals. Choices A) A parallelogram B) A rectangle C) an isosceles trapezoid D) no guaranteed classification Question 2~ A parallelogram with at least one right angle. Choices A) A rectangle B) A rhombus C) A square D) just a parallelogram Question 3~ A quadrilateral with four congruent sides. Choices A) A square B) A Rhombus C) A rectangle D) no guaranteed classification Question 4~ A quadrilateral with four congruent angles. Choices A) A square B) A parallelogram C) A rectangle D) No guaranteed classification Question 5~ A quadrilateral with diagonals that bisect each other. Choices A) A square B) A parallelogram C) A rectangle D) no guaranteed classification Question 6~ A quadrilateral with exactly two consecutive right angles. Choices A) A square B) A rectangle C) A trapezoid D) A parallelogram Question 7~ A quadrilateral with two pairs of congruent sides. Choices A) A rectangle B) A parallelogram C) An isosceles trapezoid D) no guaranteed classification Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 35809: Mark reads at an average rate of 30 pages per hour, while Mindy reads at an average rate of 40 pages per hour. If Mark starts reading a novel at 4:30PM, and Mindy begins reading the same novel at 5:20PM, at what time will they be reading the same page? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 35226: Hi, Can anyone tell me how to figure this out? An airplane is flying 0.75 miles above the ground. If the pilot must begin a 4 degree descent to an airport runway, how far is the airplane from the beginning of the runway(in ground distance)to the nearest tenth of a mile? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 35929: A rectangular parking lot is 50 ft longer than it is wide. Determine the dimensions of the parking lot if it measures 250 ft diagonally. Click here to see answer by Prithwis(166)

 Question 36113: describe how would you calculate the sales price of an item.use a specific example to demonstrate your method. Click here to see answer by benni1013(197)

 Question 36123: explain how to find the probability of mutually esclusive an inclusive events. use examples Click here to see answer by Prithwis(166)

 Question 36122: explain how to find the probability of independent events.use examples. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 36120: suppose you are as a sale person and wish to demonstrate to a customer all of the possible options you have available.tell how you would do it and use an example. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 36266: What is the measure of each angle of a regular polygon with 6 sides? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 36585: Which quadrant will x be greater than or equal to 0 and y be less than or equal to 0? Can the area be shifted to a different quadrant simply by using additional inequalities? why? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57982)

 Question 36716: Five years ago, Jason was three times as old as Freddy. When Freddy was four years old, Jason was four times Freddy's age. How old are Jason and Freddy now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)
 Question 36716: Five years ago, Jason was three times as old as Freddy. When Freddy was four years old, Jason was four times Freddy's age. How old are Jason and Freddy now? Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)
 Question 36716: Five years ago, Jason was three times as old as Freddy. When Freddy was four years old, Jason was four times Freddy's age. How old are Jason and Freddy now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 36742: When the melons were weighed in pairs each pair weighed more than 100 pounds. smith's and jone's melons together weighed 110 pounds jone's and Squash's melons together weighed 104 pounds smith's and squash's melons together weighed 122 pounds whose melon was the heaviest and how much did it weigh? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 37118: Solve and show all work, please. Thanks! A forester is 50 m from the base of a tree and measures the angle between the ground and the top of the tree (angel of elavation) to be 76 degrees. Find the height of the tree to the nearest meteer. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 37867: Two angels are complementary. If the measure of one angle is x degrees, represent the measure of the other angle as an expression in x. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 37887: A cassette tape costs 13.99 which includes a 6% tax. What is the pre-tax price for the tape? (round your answer to the nearest cent) Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 37886: A skateboard originally priced at \$146 is on sale. The price is marked down by 25% the sale tax is 8%. What is the final cost for the sakteboard? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 37885: a pile contains 1200 coins. Each day penny nichols takes 20% of the coins from the pile. Approximately how many coins remain in the pile after 7 days? thank you sooo much!! Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 37957: the edge of each cube is 3 inches. if each cube weighs 2.5 ounces per cubic inch. how many pounds will 200 cubes weigh? thank you id appreciate it alot!! Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)

 Question 38213: Okay this is a function of a right triangle where side a is equal to 16 and its corresponding angle is 45 degrees side b and the hypoteneous are unknown. Is there a way to solve for the two missing sides? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38246: An angle measures 48 degrees.What is the complent Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38359: A right triangle has a perimeter of 3 meters. It's hypotonuse is 130 cm. What are the lengths of the other sides? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38519: i need this answer right away thank you! the perimeter of a rectangle is 56 inches. the length is 5 less than the width find the demensions. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 38460: x= 2y-1 and 2x+y=81 solve using substitution x=? y=? show work please thank you!! Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)

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