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 Question 532735: how many 4/5 are in a right angle? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8912)

 Question 533226: My answer does not work-I am not sure what I did wrong! The length of a rectangle is 3 ft more than twice its width. The area of the rectangle is 35ft^2. Find the dimensions. Thanks for your help! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 534021: The water depth d, in feet, at which a wave breaks varies directly with the height h, in feet, of the wave. A 6.5 foot wave breaks at a water depth of 8.45 feet. a. Write a linear model that gives d as a function of h. b. If a wave breaks at a depth of 5.2 feet, what is its height? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 534102: Please help me solve this problem I am completely lost on both the setup and solving: Joe Schmoo just moved into a new house where the living room is a square whose diagonal is 7 feet longer that the length of a side. Find the dimensions of the living room. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 534265: I have twice as many sides as square what shape I am Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 534275: The perimeter of a triangle with 2 equal sides is 71 cm. if its base were lengthened by 6cm and each leg were shortened by 4cm, all 3 sides would be equal. Find the length of the base of the original triangle Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 534387: the box has a height h in cm and a width (h+3) cm of (h+5) cm . if the shaded area is 14 cm^2. find the length and the width of the box Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 534454: One side of this roof has an area of 1953 square feet. If the lenghth is 63 feet, what is the width? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 534609: If Brandon can hit 9 golf balls per hour, how long will it take him to hit 126? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 534694: The perimeter of a certain square is seven times the length of a side, decreased by 12. Find the length of a side. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)

 Question 534813: A rectangular field has a length of 105 ft and a width of 60 ft. On a map of the field, the width was drawn as 4 inches. What measurement should reprsent the length? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 535042: I have a square (6m) surrounded by congurent isosceles triangles (h 4m), I need to find the area and the perimeter. Can you help? Click here to see answer by KMST(1874)

 Question 535179: What is the dimension of a rectangle with a perimeter of 460 feet? Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(105)

 Question 535681: A farmer has enough money to build only 100 meters of fence. What are the dimensions of the field he can enclose with the maximum area? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 535964: Sam is studying isosceles triangles. He wants to know how many isosceles triangles exist with a perimeter of 99 inches and side lengths are positive whole numbers. What are the lengths of the sides of these triangles? How do you know when you've found them all? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 535964: Sam is studying isosceles triangles. He wants to know how many isosceles triangles exist with a perimeter of 99 inches and side lengths are positive whole numbers. What are the lengths of the sides of these triangles? How do you know when you've found them all? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 535964: Sam is studying isosceles triangles. He wants to know how many isosceles triangles exist with a perimeter of 99 inches and side lengths are positive whole numbers. What are the lengths of the sides of these triangles? How do you know when you've found them all? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8912)

 Question 536335: please help me solve my project the relation ship between the value of tangent angle and the angle using a wire and a wooden pole.thanks.. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 536326: the square of the hypotenuse of a right angled isosceles triangle is 128 metres. find the length of the legs. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 536392: The length of a photograph is 4 in. greater than its width. The area of the photograph is 52 1/4 in.^2. What are the dimensions of the photograph? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 536469: I have paint that equals 20 sq feet of coverage. I want to paint a circle. what is the circumference of a circle for 20 sq ft? I figure i will put a thumb tack in the middle of the circle with a string that is half the total circle circumference. So how long do i make the string? Thanks, Melissa reneefreedom@yahoo.com Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 536461: how long is the side of a square whose perimeter measures numerically its area? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 536490: I am building a fence around a rectangular area. The length is twice it's width. The area is 2,450 squared feet. How much fencing materials do I need? Please show work Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 536488: A dance floor is a square with an area of 1,444 square feet. What are the dimensions of the dance floor? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8912)

 Question 536672: The area of a rectangular wall in a classroom is 165 square feet. Its length is 4 feet longer than its width. Find the width of the wall of the classroom. Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 536693: Find the dimensions of a rectangle whose width is 6 miles less than its length, and whose area is 91 square miles Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 536709: please help me solve this, find the area of a rectangle whose side is 5 feet and whose diagonal is , thankyou Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 536712: One diagonal of a rhombus is 14 units and the area of the rhombus is 63 square units. How long is the other diagonal? How long is each side? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8912)

 Question 537035: a farmer has 500 feet of fence with which to enclose a rectangular field. a striaght river bank will be used as a part of fencing on one side of the field.prove that area of the field is greatest when the rectangle is square? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 537340: How many degrees are there in the angle formed by the hands of a clock at 8:30? I'm so confused how can you possibly find the angle measure without using a protractor?!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 538307: What is the most Geometry problems for third year first and second grading period ? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 538410: What is the volume of a bottle which is 4 inches wide and 10 inches tall? I need a formula breakdown or shown as worked-out. Thanks in advance! Sonja Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)

 Question 538739: Jule Verne wrote the book 20,000 leagues under the sea. Traveling that distnace how many times could a ship cross the Atlantic ocean from new york city to Lisbon portugal? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 538860: the permeter of a square is 92 feet .what is the lenghth of each side. Click here to see answer by MsRedz123(24)

 Question 539009: Please help me solve this, A running track 4m wide goes around a soccer field that is twice as long as it is wide. At each end of the soccer field the track is a semi-circle with inner radius r. Find a formula for the area of the track in terms of pie and r. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6522)

 Question 538994: The box has a volume of 12 cubic feet. If all three dimensions were doubled, how would that affect the volume of the new box relative to the orginal box? (would the volume be double, tripled...?) a=3 feet b=2feet c=2feet. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 539147: A rectangle measures 18m by 24m. What is the sum of the lengths of its diagonals? Click here to see answer by Mathpassionate(25)

 Question 539290: what day of the week is 263 days from monday? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 539290: what day of the week is 263 days from monday? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 539432: which statement has a true converse? a. if a vehicle is a car, then it has four wheels/ b. if you go to Asia from the united states, then you cross an ocean. c.if you own a dog, then your pet is furry. d. if you can stand up, then you can walk. Click here to see answer by kingme18(98)

 Question 539441: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is four times then length of one of the legs. The length of the other leg is square root 735 feet. Find the length of the leg and hypotenuse. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 539535: A farmer needs to buy fencing to go around his graden . the garden is a 20 by 15 rectangle how much fencing will he need Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 539818: With a head wind, a plane traveled 1200 miles in 4 hours. With the same wind as a tail wind, the return trip took 3 hours. Find the plane's air speed and the wind speed. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 539817: A grain-storage warehouse has a total of 24 bins. Some hold 30 tons of grain each, and the rest hold 25 tons each. How many of each type of bin are there if the capacity of the warehouse is 640 tons? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 540339: Pythagorean Theorem fun..You are in the crow's nest of a ship that is 40ft. above the water. Determine the farthest distance from which you could spot the top of a 50 ft tree on a sea level island. Earth's radius is 3963 ft. A mile is 5280 ft. I've drawn the mast with the crows nest and labeled it 40 ft. Ive drawn a tree and labeled it 50 ft. I don't see where I'm supposed to get the triangle to figure the Pythagorean Theorem. I know the Earth is curved, but how do I figure that in to this problem? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

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