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 Question 494817: The area of a square is (16x^2 + 40x +25cm^2) what is x if the perimeter of the square is 52cm? Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 494807: a bamboo pole leans against a wall with it's base 15m from the wall when the pole is pulled 9m farther away from the wall the upper end slides down, 13m. Find the length of the pole. Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 494816: The area of a square is (16x^2 + 40x +25cm^2) what is x if the perimeter of the square is 52cm? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 495218: Please help me solve the word problem using The Rational Zero Theorem An open metal tank is to be made from a rectangular piece of stainless steel that measures 12 by 6 feet, by cutting out squares of the same size from each corner and bending up the sides. If the volume of the tank is to be 50 ft^3 , how large the square should be cut from each corner? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 495354: The length of a rectangle is "p" meters. The width is 3 meters less than the length. What is the perimeter of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 495317: How would you solve this? "A triangle has a perimeter 29 cm. The sides have lengths, in centimeters, that are consecutive odd integers. What is the length of the longest side?" Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 495397: the lengths of the sides of a triangle are in the ratio 3:4:5 set up an equation using x to find these sides and find the value of x.primeter 72 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 495496: you have 480 feet of fencing to enclosea rectangular garden you want the length of the gardrn to be 30 ft greater than the width find the length and width of the garden if you use all the fencing Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 495505: When the lengths of all four sides of a square are multipled the result is 1296. What is the preimeter of the square? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 495698: Please help me solve this question. I dont even know where to start. Thank you for your time and help the area of a rectangular wall of a barn is 120 sq ft. its length is 8ft longer than twice its width. find the length an width of the wall of the barn. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 495845: The sum of the measures of the angles of a quadrilateral is 360 degrees. Suppose you are told tha tthe angle measures of a certain quadrilateral are consecutive multiples of 10 (such as 10,20,30.) show that this is impossible. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 495423: 5a = 2b, 2a + 11 = 3b Click here to see answer by ptth176(50)

 Question 496174: if one side of a square is increased by 8 feet and an adjacent side is decreased by 2 feet a rectangle is formed whose perimeter is 40 feet. find the length of a side of the square Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 496174: if one side of a square is increased by 8 feet and an adjacent side is decreased by 2 feet a rectangle is formed whose perimeter is 40 feet. find the length of a side of the square Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 496330: i am a 22-dimensional figure. i have two pairs of parallel sides. all my angles have the same measure.what am i ? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 496188: If the product of two numbers is positive , then the two numbers must both be positive. What is the counterexample for this ? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 496356: A telescope is mounted on a tripod 5 ft above the ground and 20 ft from a flagpole. The telescope must be rotated 54˚ from horizontal to see the top of the flagpole. How tall is the flagpole? HELP please Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 496948: clock problem , how to solve? find angle at 1:35 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 496933: how to find the base of a triangle if you know the area and height Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 497161: A stained - glass window is being designed in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle, as shown in the figure. The width of the window is to be 3 feet, but the height h is yet to be determined. If 4 ft2 of glass is to be used, find the height h. (Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 497705: How do you find the center of a rectangle garden, without using any measurements? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 497699: the sides of a rectangle are in the ratio 3:2. what is the length of each side if the perimeter of te rectangle is 55 centimeters Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6505)

 Question 497741: if Meansure JEK is complementary to measure dfh then what? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 497914: Please help me solve this problem: Contains point (-2,-3) and is perpendicular to 5x - 2y = 8. Its a slope-intercept form problem. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 498294: find the total number of letters needed to spell the names of all thirteen cards of a single suit in a standard fifty-two playing deck Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 498443: if i have a lawn 50feet long and 120 feet wide how much fencing would i need Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 498424: What is the weight of a 50ft fire hose filled with water if the hose is 3" in diameter and the weight of the empty hose is 35lbs? I don't even know where to begin. Please help? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 498581: The perimeter of a square is 12 meters. What is the length of a side of the square? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 498735: a rectangle measures 50 yards long and 20 yards wide. if a pole is placed every 5 yards around the perimeter how many poles are needed? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 498920: Two angles are complementary if their sum is 90degrees. The larger angle measures three degrees less than twice the measure of a smaller angle. If x represents the measure of the smaller angle and these two angles are complementary, find the measure of each angle. Not sure if this is what it would start of like: x(2x-3)=90 or x+(2x-3)=90 Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 498991: The length of a rectangle is 4 feet and the area is 8 feet squared then what is the width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 499000: An air conditioning system can circulate 300 cubic feet of air per minute. How many cubic yards of air can it circulate per minute? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 498408: What is the area of a square with side lengths of 8 inches and a width of 1 1/4 inches? Please explain how to do this as well. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 498949: What is the area, in square yards, of Marty's yard, if a = 5 and b = 8? Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 499106: The length of one leg of a right triangle is 3 centimeters more than the length of the other leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 15 centimeters. Find the lengths of the two legs. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 499191: The sum of four natural numbers a1, a2, a3 and a4 is 210. What is the minimum possible LCM of these 4 mentioned natural numbers? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 499145: Find the perimeter of the air mattress if h = 63 inches and w = 25 inches. Click here to see answer by deborabr(181)

 Question 499613: A jeweler has 2 meters of gold wire. He is going to make pairs of gold earrings (each 25mm in diameter). How many pairs of earrings can he make? I wasn't very sure how to go about this, so I converted to meters to millimeters then divided by 25 and got it wrong. I would appreciate some help. -Emily Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 500171: A rectangular stained glass window has a perimeter of 42 feet. The height of the window is 2 times its width. Find the width of the window. What am I suppose 2 do here. Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 500159: three more than 8 times a number is -29. find the number Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 499790: The perimeter of a standard-sized rectangular rug is 28 ft. The length is 2 ft. longer than the width. find the dimensions Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 500162: If a square has an area of 25 inches squared what is the length of one side of the square in simplest radical form? Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 500176: A board 45 feet long is cut into two pieces such that the length of one piece is two-thirds of the length of the other piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of board. Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 500100: The length of a rectangle is 8 more than 5 times its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 544. Find the length of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

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