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 Question 614153: If the area of a rectangle is 120sq. and the width is 2x the height, how do I find out what is the height? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 614528: One side of a square is 3x + 2 feet long. Another side is 5x - 8 feet long. How long is each side of the square? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 614791: Instructions: Demonstrate your knowledge by giving a clear, concise solution to each problem. Be sure to include all relevant drawings and justify your answers. You may show your solution in more than one way or investigate beyond the requirements of the problem. Elisa told Gad that she can find the area of the following regular hexagon. Is it possible? Explain. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 615015: Please provide an example of this question: What is the effect on the area of a triangle if the base is doubled and the height is cut in half? What happens to the area, if the base is doubled and the height remains the same? Please use 10 as the base . Thanks Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 615076: A swimming pool that is 8m wide by 10m long is surrounded by a sidewalk of uniform width. The area of the sidewalk is 72m^2 by itself. Find the width of the sidewalk and the outer dimensions of th sidewalk to the nearest hundredth of a meter Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 615076: A swimming pool that is 8m wide by 10m long is surrounded by a sidewalk of uniform width. The area of the sidewalk is 72m^2 by itself. Find the width of the sidewalk and the outer dimensions of th sidewalk to the nearest hundredth of a meter Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 615177: the area of a square exceeds the area of a rectangle is 13squared. if the area of the square is y squared and the area of rectangle is (y+1)(y-3). find y. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 615307: A 50m by 20m rectangular lawn is mowed by first cutting a uniform strip along it's perimeter. This leaves 4/5 of the lawn area uncut. Determine the width of the cut to the nearest hundredth of a meter. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 615394: What are the possible dimensions of the base? An above ground swimming pool with the dimensions shown in the figure is to be constructed such that the volume of water in the pool is 1225 cubic feet. The height of the pool is to be 4 feet. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 614836: The area of a parallelogram is 91cm squared and its height is 13cm. What is the length of its base? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 615498: please help me solve this problem The length of a rectangle is five times more than the width. The perimeter is 36 in. What are the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 615825: What is the area of a rgular octogon having an apothem of 6 and a side length of 5 meters? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 615864: A rectangular garden measures by 33ft by 66ft . Surrounding (and bordering) the garden is a path 2ft wide. Find the area of this path. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 615945: Can you help me please I don't get this question and I don't know where to start. The area of a rectangle is represented by 10x^3+15x^2+4x+6. It's dimensions are represented by binomials in x that have prime number coefficients. What are the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 615702: a pool that measures 25 meters by 17 meters. placed a fence around the pool and left 8 meters between the fence. how much fencing will be needed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 615991: Can someone PLEASE help me with this word problem? THANK YOU! A man is flying in a hot-air balloon in a straight line at a constant rate of 5 feet per second, while maintaining it at a constant altitude. As he approaches the parking lot of a market, he notices that the angle of depression from his balloon to a friend's car in the parking lot is 35(degrees). A minute and a half later, after flying directly over his friend's car, he looks back to see his friend getting into the car and observes the angle of depression to be 36(degrees). At that time, what is the distance between him and his friend? (Round to the nearest foot.) Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 616155: the area of a rectangle is 72 inē The width is 6 inches greater than the length What expression represents the width Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 616177: how many yardsticks measuring 1/4 by 3 by 36 inches will fit in a box of 3 inches wide, 36 inches high, and a girth of 30 inches? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 616178: A guy is 62 1/2 inches tall his daughter is 57 1/9 inches tall how much taller is the guy Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 616178: A guy is 62 1/2 inches tall his daughter is 57 1/9 inches tall how much taller is the guy Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 616188: Determine if the argument is valid or invalid. Give a reason to justify answer. If it is cold, then you need a coat. You do not need a coat. ∴ It is not cold. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 616279: a toolroom 21 feet by 18 feet was enlarged to the dimensions of 24 feet by 20 feet.How many square feet of floor space was added? Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)

 Question 616304: The lengths of the sides of a right triangle are x, x+4, and x+8 inches. What is the value of x? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 616658: a communications company is building a 30 foot antenna to carry cell phone transmissions. as shown in the diagram below, a 50 foot wire from the top of the ground is used to stabilize the antenna. find to the nearest degree the measure of the angle that the wire makes with the ground Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)
 Question 616658: a communications company is building a 30 foot antenna to carry cell phone transmissions. as shown in the diagram below, a 50 foot wire from the top of the ground is used to stabilize the antenna. find to the nearest degree the measure of the angle that the wire makes with the ground Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 616678: Gabrielle worked two part-time jobs last week. The first job paid \$8 an hour, and the second job paid \$12 an hour. She worked a total of 27 hours last week and earned \$272. How many hours did Gabrielle work at the first job Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 616689: hi someone please help me with this problem by today. its may 31 at 5:31pm. : The stage is rectangular in shape and placed along the outside edge of the endzone. the stage and the endzone are similar. The perimeter of the stage is 27m, the perimeter of the endzone is four times longer. the endzone legth is 6 less than 5 times the width. the spectators will be standing in the endzone where they will they will each need 4m2 (4meters squared) of space to dance. i got the perimeter of the endzne which is 108m but how do i get the width with just the endzone??? please help asap Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 616862: The length of a rectangle is 6 times longer than the width. The perimeter is 42. What is the width? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 616869: The perimeter of a triangle is 24 feet. The second side is two feet longer thatn the first. The third side is two feet longer than the second. What are the lengths of the sides? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 616871: The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180 degrees. The second angle is twice the measure of the first angle. The third angle is 3 times the measure of the second angle. Find the measures of each angle. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 616867: The length of a rectangle is 4 more than twice the width. The perimeter is 28. What is the length? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 616953: I am asked to draw a figure and then draw another one with a 3:5 ratio of the 1st figure. So I drew a 2 by 2 square. How big would the next figure be? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 616959: a photographer has 2 photos, each with same area. One is a square, the other a rectangle. If the length of the rectangle is 3 inches greater and the width is 2 inches shorter than the length of one side of the square, what are the dimensions of each photo? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 616982: 5/6w=-7/18 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 617069: an airplane is approaching a point A along a straight line and at a constant altitude h. at 10:00 Am it is 60 degree. what is the h of airplane if the speed of the airplane is constant and equal to 600 mile per hour. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 617119: The longest runway at an airport has the shape of a rectangle and an area of 1,452,000 square feet. This runway is 120 feet wide. How long isthe runway. What is the length of the runway? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 617120: THe longest runway at an airport has the shape of a rectangle and an area of 1,452,000 square feet. This runway is 120 feet wide. How long isthe runway. What is the length of the runway? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 617246: there are 3 concentric rectangles. the length of the outer rectangle is twice the legth of inner rectangle and so is the case with the breadth. the middle rectangle is equidistant from both the rectangles. then the area of the middle rectangle is Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 617506: A sphere has a diameter of 18 meters. Find the volume of the sphere, in cubic meters, in terms of pi. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 617505: Given the surface area of a sphere is 900pi, what is the volume of the sphere? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 617452: A patio is 20 feet long. Its area is 1000 feet squared. What is the perimeter of the patio? Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 617640: Fhe distance between the lines y=2x, and y=3x+2 ???? a. write the equation of the perpendicular line with y int. =2. b. solve the system of equations with this line and y=2x c. use distance formula to find the distance between the two lines. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 617637: My teacher is building a garden in her backyard. She has 90 ft of fencing to surround it. If she wants the length to be 15 ft longer than the width, what will the dimensions of the garden be? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 617509: If the surface area of a cube is 110.94 ft^2, what is the volume of the cube? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 617507: If the volume of a cone is 168pi inches^3 and its altitude is 14 inches, what is the radius of the cone? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

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