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 Question 444877: The altitude of a triangle is 5 m less than its base. The area of the triangle is 42 m2. Find the length of the base. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 444974: A rectangular Persian carpet has a perimeter of 232 inches. The length of the carpet is 22 inches more than the width. What are the dimensions of the carpet? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 444956: The perimeter of a rectangle is 30 inches. The ratio of its width to length is 2 to 3. the length is how man inches? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 445091: the length of a rectangle is one inch more than twice the width. The perimeter is 110 inches. Find the length and the width of the rectangle Click here to see answer by chriswen(106)

 Question 445185: A rectangle measures 24ft by 32ft. The length and width of the floor will both be increased by X feet. Write and equation that can be used to determine the value of X, in feet, if the area of the new dance floor is 1,174.25 sg ft. What are the new dimensions of the floor? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 445368: A ladder 26 ft long is placed 10 ft from the base of a house. How high up the side of the house does the ladder reach? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 445513: a square floor needs 400 square tiles each 10cm long. What is the area of the floor in square metres? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 445535: how do you find the value of y when x=5 . y=5x+2 ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 445554: The diameter of the largest reported Dutch crop circle is 12 m. Find its area. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 445543: You estimate the area of a large spot on your carpet by covering the spot with rectangular strips of tissue paper. If your strips are 4 inches wide and a total of 12 feet long, what is a reasonable estimate of the spot's area? A. 48 square feet C. 4 square feet B. 12 square feet D. 2 square feet Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 445879: solve this a perimeter of a rectangle is 252ft. the length exceeds width by 50 inches. find the length and width Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 445974: My question is this, the lengths of the three sides of a right triangle are represented by consecutive whole numbers. Find the length of the three sides? Can you help I am confused. Thank you Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446040: A card is selected from a standard deck of 52 playing cards. A standard deck of cards has 12 face cards and four Aces (Aces are not face cards). Find the probability of selecting · a prime number under 10 given the card is red. (1 is not prime.) · a King, given that the card is not a heart. · a nine given the card is a face card. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 446043: A bag contains a total of 12 batteries, of which six are defective. Selecting two at random, without replacement, determine the probability that none of the batteries you select are good. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 446009: A landscaper has an empty 1,000-gallon fish pond to fill. His hose delivers one quart of water every thirty seconds. He turns on the hose at 7:00 A.M. and leaves. When he returns at the same time the next day, the pond is: A. approximately one half full. B. about three quarters full. C. almost full. D. overflowing. How do I solve this problem? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 446263: A wire of length y meters is bent to form a square of perimeter y meters. If Area of square is twice its perimeter, then find the length of wire Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30939)

 Question 446328: the width of the box is 4 inches less than the lenght.the height is 9 inches greater than the lenght .the box has a vlume of 180 cubic inches.what are the dimension of the box. please please help me with my this question within 2 hoursss plzz reply fasttt Click here to see answer by chriswen(106)

 Question 446259: the perimeter of a rectangular playground is 112m. the length is 7m less than twice the width. write and solve a variable equation to find the length and width of the playground. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446465: The vertices of the triangle are A(6,1), B(6,7) and C(10,7) show that the triangle is right angled and find it's sides? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 446483: Monique decided to create a rectangular herb garden in her backyard. The length of the garden was 4 feet longer than its width and covered an area of 192 square feet. How many feet of fencing did she use? Click here to see answer by Leaf W.(97)

 Question 446623: you are creating a rectangular banner for a school pep rally. you have 100 feet squared of paper and you want the length to be 15 ft longer than the width. what should be the demensions of the banner be? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 446686: if the sides of a square are quadrupled, how many times bigger will the new area be? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 447069: the side of the triangle labeled h is called the hypotenuse. the base is 2 units smaller than the hypotenuse and the height is 4 units smaller than the hypotenuse a. express the lengths of the base and height of the triangle in terms of the hypotenuse h. b. if the perimeter is 24 inches, find the dimensions of the triangle Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446911: Suppose there are two cubes, with the first cube having a side of h, and the second cube having a side of 5h. What is the relation of the volume of the first cube to the volume of the second? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 447176: The base of a triangle exceeds the height by 5m. If the area is 42 m2, find the length of the base and the height of the triangle Click here to see answer by poliphob3.14(115)

 Question 447185: In a triangle ABC, angle B is 3 times angle A and angle C is 4 degrees less than 6 times angle A. Find the size of the angles. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 447182: Question #1 The diameter of a construction pipe is 7ft. If the pipe is 42ft long, what is its volume? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)
 Question 447182: Question #1 The diameter of a construction pipe is 7ft. If the pipe is 42ft long, what is its volume? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 447223: A company reports the following salaries for its employees:\$20,000;\$22,000;\$34,000;\$42,000;\$43,000;\$50,000; and \$80,000 Click here to see answer by Leaf W.(97)

 Question 447408: The length of a rectangle is 3 times it's width. It's perimeter is 120 feet. Find it's area. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 447640: I have an isocsles triangle with sides 4,4 and 6. how do I find the height of the triangle? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30939)

 Question 447727: the width of a rectangle is fixed at 29 cm. what lengths will make the perimeter greater then 94 cm? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 447759: Suppose you have a rectangular pool that measures 20 feet long by 10 feet wide. You want to install a fence around the pool so that it is the same distance away from the pool on all four sides. How far away from the pool can the fence be if you buy 100 feet of fencing? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 447777: We are learning about Locus'. The directions say to sketch and label each locus, the problem is: all points in a plane 0.75 in. from a line RS. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 447954: how many water to be filled in a tank to 1 inch height, area of tank is 1000 square feet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30939)

 Question 448014: Does { (2,3), (2,4) } span 2 space? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 448069: There are two right circular cylinders. The radius of the first cylinder is 4 centimeters, and its height is 5 centimeters. The radius of the second cylinder is 12 centimeters, and its height is also 5 centimeters. What is the ratio of the volume of the larger cylinder to the volume of the smaller cylinder Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 448775: if one piece of square tile measures 8 inches by 8 inches, what is the least number of tiles they will need to cover the patio floor if the square footage is 168sq.ft. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30939)

 Question 448919: i have a wire of 50 cm in length. in which shape(triangle, square, rectangle, pentagon, circle, hexagon) i should bend it to get maximum enclosing area Click here to see answer by poliphob3.14(115)

 Question 448932: If the diagonal of a square is halved, the ratio of its area to that of original one is? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 448764: the length of a rectangular swimming pool is 4 ft. more than twice the width. If perimeter is 128 Ft., find width I put 2w+4 =128 then tried w(2w+4)=128, they aren't working... Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 449030: Kumar walks around a rectangular field the length of which is twice its width. He then walks around another rectangular field half as wide but having the same perimeter as the first field. If the difference in area between the two fields is 432 m, find the length of the second field. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

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