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 Question 604243: The length of a rectangle is 4 cubits more than twice its width. Find the dimensions of the rectangle if the area of the rectangle is 126 square cubits. Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 604257: The combined area of a square and a rectangle is 225 square yards. The length of the rectangle is eight times the width of the rectangle, and the length of a side of the square is the same as the width of the rectangle. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by JSAPOZ(1)

 Question 604250: A rectangular box without lid is to be made from a square cardboard area of 300 cm squared by cutting equal squares from each corner and then folding up the sides What is the maximum volume? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 604314: how high is x if x=y=35 feet and x appears to be 10 feet longer than y thank you p.s. it would nice to to have the equation for future use. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 604554: suppose that 500 people attended the play if adults were charged 10 dollars and children were charged 7 dollars determine how many adults and children attended if they raised a total of 4472 dollars Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 604778: Rectangle has a width of 5 and height of x, if the width of the rectangle is doubled and its length is halved, thent he area os the new rectangle is given by what formula? Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 604674: The length of a rectangle is 5 centimeters less than two times its width. If the area is 42 square centimeters, what is the length and width? thank you!! Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 605013: The measure of angle BAC is 40 degrees. What is the measure of arc ABC? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 605461: A toy rocket is launched from a building 148 feet tall at an initial velocity of 222 feet per second. (a)give the function that describes the height of the rocket in terms of time t. (b) determine the time at which the rocket reaches its maximum height, and the maximum height in feet (c) for what time intercal will the rocket be more than 834 feet above ground level? (d) after how many seconds will it hit the ground? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 605462: Another customer wants a garden with the same perimeter. If the second garden is shaped like a rectangle, what will the length of each side of this garden be if the long sides are 25,30,or 35 feet? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 605862: If i wanted to frame a 5" by 7" picture with a 1" frame, how much material would i need for my frame? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 606189: Approximate to the nearest inch,the length of a rectangle whose diagonal measures 25.0 inches and whose width measures 18.0 inches Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 606256: A rectangular animal pen will be built using 200 meters of fencing. If one side is 60 meters, find the area of the pen. I thought ok two side are 60 m each 60x60 1200 however 120x 120 gives me 14,400 total of 15,800 sq ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 606474: a can has 3tennis balls, the can is just large enough sothat he tenis balls will fit inside with the lid on. the diameter of each tennis ball is 2.5 inches. what is te volume of the empty space inside the can? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 606682: A house stands next to a shed. The shed is 12 feet high and casts a shadow of 9 feet. At the same time, the house casts a shadow of 18 feet. How high is the top of the house? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 606806: The lengths of the three sides of a right triangle are consecutive integers. Find them. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 606817: A square with a perimeter of 16 inches is inscribed in a circle. What is the area not occupied by the square? Please show me how to do this step by step. THANK YOU! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 606899: Ryan answered 84% of the questions corecctly on his TAKS quiz. If Ryan answered 4 questions incorrectly, how many questions were there on the quiz? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 607096: 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 nerdybill(7011)

 Question 607115: if the area of the smaller triangle is 128.5in2 what is the area of the larger rectangle? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 607131: If the dimensions of a rectangle are cut in half, then the new area is one fourth of the original area. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 607152: A play yard is 16ft by 15ft. A fence is to be built around the yard. How many feet of fencing will be needed? If fencing costs \$4.10 per foot, what will be the cost of the fence? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 607155: what is the area of a rectangle with the dimensions of 4 to the 4th power meters long and 2 to the -2nd power meters wide? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 607214: Cylinder A has a radius of 1 and a height of 4. Cylinder B has a radius of 2 and a height of 4. Find the ratio of the volumes of the two cylinders. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 607284: Suppose that the length of a rectangle is 3 inches longer than the width and the perimeter of the rectangle is 78, set up an equation involving only W, the width of the rectangle? I am unsure how to make an equation with the width. Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 607321: An oil tank is constructed so that the middle part is a cylinder with length 25' and radius 5' and two ends that are each hemispheres. By what percent is the surface area of the tank increased if the length of the cylindrical part of the tank is doubled? Justify your answer. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 607477: The base of a parallelogram is 3 times its height. The area of the paralleogram is 108 square inches. Find the base and the height. Click here to see answer by w_parminder(53)

 Question 607666: The perimeter of a rectangular rose garden is 400 M. The length is 3 M more than twice the width. Find the length and width. Click here to see answer by sophxmai(60)

 Question 607836: a bag of fertilizer covers 500 square feet of lawn. how many bags of fertilizer should be purchased to cover a rectangular lawn 360 feet by 120 feet? Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 607905: If the volume of a cube is 27m3 what is the length of each side of the cube? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 608006: A rectangle has a length that is twice as long as its width and a perimeter of 36. What is its area? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 608093: A goal is scored in hockey when the puck, a vulcanized rubber disk 2.5 cm (1 in.) thick and 7.6 cm (3 in.) in diameter, is driven into the opponent's goal. Find the volume of a puck in cubic centimeters and cubic inches. Round to the nearest tenth Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 608146: A one pound box of chocalates was filled with candy that each weighted one ounce.How many pieces of candy were in the box? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 608263: What is the perimeter of a quilt that is 8 feet long with an area of 64 square feet? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 608316: This is a word problem that I just can't wrap my head around... "Michael wants to make a quilt with an area of 42 square feet. What are its possible dimensions if they must be whole numbers? Which length and width makes the most sense for a quilt?" Would it be 7ft by 6 ft? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 608333: The diagonal of a square has the length 8√2 ft. Find the length of a side of the square. How do i get the answer to this statement. Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 608515: A ladder whose base rest 6 feet from a wall leans 8 feet up the side of a wall. Which right triangle fits the situation? Triangle ABC: AB=8; BC=6; CA=x (hypotenuse) Triangle DEF: DE=x; EF=6; FD=8 (hypotenuse) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)
 Question 608515: A ladder whose base rest 6 feet from a wall leans 8 feet up the side of a wall. Which right triangle fits the situation? Triangle ABC: AB=8; BC=6; CA=x (hypotenuse) Triangle DEF: DE=x; EF=6; FD=8 (hypotenuse) Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 608581: a tank can be filled by three pipes separaely in 20, 30, and 60 minutes respectively. In how many minutes can it be filled by the three pipes working together? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)
 Question 608581: a tank can be filled by three pipes separaely in 20, 30, and 60 minutes respectively. In how many minutes can it be filled by the three pipes working together? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 608684: i need help with this problem. A paved, circular running track has an outer diameter of 80 ft and an inner diameter of 40 ft. Approximately what is the area of the paved portion of the running track? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

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