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 Question 644519: determine the angle whose sine is .23345 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 644533: At a health food store, dried apple slices \$1.80/lb. are mixed with dried banana slices that cost \$2.10/lb. If the mixture weighs 5 lb. and costs \$1.92 lb., how many pounds of apple slices were used? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 644581: Two sides of a triangle have the same lengths. The third side measures 2m less than the common length. The perimeter is 22m. What I tried: 2x+2(x-2)=22 2x+2-4=22 4x = 26 x= 6.5 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)
 Question 644581: Two sides of a triangle have the same lengths. The third side measures 2m less than the common length. The perimeter is 22m. What I tried: 2x+2(x-2)=22 2x+2-4=22 4x = 26 x= 6.5 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 644521: a hole is drilled at point a which is located 6 units to the right and 5 units up from our refernce point b (the corner). find the angle indicated at point b Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 644643: Jim's aquarium holds 3.4 cubic meters of water. Its height and width are 1.5 and meters and 0.8 meter, respectively. what is the lenth of the aquarium? round your answer to the nearedt 10th whats the varible and write a equation. then solve and answer the question. show your work Click here to see answer by colliefan(239)

 Question 644826: a rectangular room has a floor area of 32 square meters.how many tiles,each measuring 50 cm x 50 cm, are needed to cover the entire floor Click here to see answer by gsmani_iyer(180)

 Question 645095: 0.002x-0.4=0.24 solve for x Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 645126: If two opposite sides of a square are increased by 15 meters and the other sides are decreased by 13 meters, the area of the rectangle that is formed is 60 square meters. Find the area of the original square. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 645258: How do I go about solving this problem. The longer leg of a right triangle is 1 meter longer than the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 1 meter than twice the shorter leg. Find the lenvth of the shorter leg of the triangle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 645397: A swimming pool can be filled by a pipe in 6 hours and it requires 9 hours to drain it. If the drain was accidentally left open for 6 hours, while the pool was being filled, how long will it take to fill the pool? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 645449: a kite is flying at the end of a string that has a length of 250 meters. the string makes an angle of 65 degrees with the ground. how high above the ground is the kite? Click here to see answer by sachi(392)

 Question 645496: 1. The height of a triangle is 2 m more than twice the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 42 m2. Find the height of the triangle. 2.a2 – 3a = 28 3.(a − 4)(a + 6) = −16 4. 5y(y + 6) = 4(y + 6) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)
 Question 645496: 1. The height of a triangle is 2 m more than twice the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 42 m2. Find the height of the triangle. 2.a2 – 3a = 28 3.(a − 4)(a + 6) = −16 4. 5y(y + 6) = 4(y + 6) Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 645561: If one square is 6cm long and another is 9cm long then what is the ratio of the areas of the squares? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 645628: a piece of fabric is 54 inches long. you cut the fabric into two pieces. The first piece is x inches long. The second is 16 inches longer than the first piece. Find x Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 646092: The combined area of two squares is 2600 square inches. Each side of one square is five times as long as a side of the other square. Find the dimensions of each of the squares. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 646016: It took a crew 6 h 24 min to row 6 km upstream and back again. If the rate of flow of the stream was 7 km/h, what was the rowing speed of the crew in still water? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 646894: i have 540 sq ft of floor to cover with tiles. each tile is 20.5" by 20.5" How many tiles do i need? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)
 Question 646894: i have 540 sq ft of floor to cover with tiles. each tile is 20.5" by 20.5" How many tiles do i need? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 646959: A coffee table is shaped like a square and has an area of 22 square feet. Find the length of the side of the table to the nearest tenth of a foot? Click here to see answer by colliefan(239)

 Question 647310: Find the length of fencing needed to surround a rectangle corral the measuring 60 ft on each side. Here is my answer: A=LW 60x60=3600 ft Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 647311: Find the area and perimeter of a triangle whose sides are: A=15cm B=10cm C=5cm H=7cm My answer: A=1/2 bh A=10x5=50/2=25 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 647335: The Ortegas have an apple orchard that contains 150 trees. The number of trees in each row is 20 more than twice the number of rows. Find the number of rows and the number of trees per row. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 647337: The area of the floor of the rectangular room shown in the figure is 126 square feet. The length of the room is 1 ½ feet longer than the width. Find the length of the room. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 647379: Robert wants to fence in his backyard that is 28 feet by 26 feet. How much fencing does he need? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 647393: find the area of the triangle shown on the right with base 2 1/4 yards and height 4/5 yard. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 647553: The area of a triangle is 224 ft2, and the length of its base is 16 ft. Find the height. Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 647838: The second angle of a triangle measures twice as large as the first. If the third angle measures 40 º more than the first, find the measures of all three angles. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 647869: What is the perimeter of PQR with vertices P(–2, 9), Q(7, –3), and R(–2, –3) in the coordinate plane? I used the Distance Formula and I get 18 units. What am I doing wrong??? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 648246: An isosceles triangle has the area 98cm. find the length of each leg Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 648320: A shipping box has a volume of 2.5 cubic meters. the box measures 1 meter high by 1.25 meters wide. how long is the box? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 648342: Is it possible to draw three points that are noncoplanar? Explain? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30955)

 Question 648568: a= 84 inches b=44 inches c= 94.83 inches , what is the area and perimeter ? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 648583: a= 86 inches b= 52 inches c = 100.5 inches what is the area and perimeter ? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 648731: a college offers nine different psychology courses, four different history courses , thirteen different math courses , and five different business courses. If a student is required to take one course in each of these four subjects , how many different ways are there for the student to fulfill this requirement? Show your work Click here to see answer by best82394(4)
 Question 648731: a college offers nine different psychology courses, four different history courses , thirteen different math courses , and five different business courses. If a student is required to take one course in each of these four subjects , how many different ways are there for the student to fulfill this requirement? Show your work Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 648762: The length of a rectangle is 5 inches more than three times the width. The perimeter is 74 inches. Find the length and width Click here to see answer by best82(13)

 Question 648870: I would like help on my geometry math problem. It says here that I need to find the measures of two complementary angles if the difference in measure is 18. Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 649436: If a room measures 10 m by 6 m, what would its area be? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 649515: THE LENGTH OF A RECTANGLE IS 5 METERS LONGER THAN ITS WIDTH. THE AREA IS 84 SQ METERS. WHAT IS THE LENGTH AND WIDTH?? I TRIED SETTING UP THE EQUATION 1W+5L=84 FIRST SOLVING FOR WIDTH, THEN SOLVING FOR LENGTH. SHOULD I SET IT UP AS 5L+W=84??? BUT WHEN I WENT TO CHECK THE ANSWER.....I KEPT COMING UP WITH 83 SQ FT!!! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 649483: i have a story problem i am trying to figure out. I think the equation is going to be a^2+b^2=c^2 but im not quite sure the problem reads: The length of each side of a square is 3 inches more than the length of each side of a smaller square. The sum of the areas of the squares is 149 in2. Find the lengths of the sides of the two squares. (define the variable, write an equation, solve and label) so far i have x^2+(x+6)^2=149 then i factored it out and came to 2x^2+12x-113=0 and from there im not sure what to do can you help. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1420)

 Question 649596: PB_has endpoints at –2 and 12. What is the coordinate of its midpoint? Click here to see answer by sheldonbbtrocks(53)

 Question 649659: The ratio of the width to the length of a picture frame is 8 to 13. If the width of the frame is 11 inches, what is the length? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 650134: The difference between two numbers is 67? Three times the smaller number plus five times the larger number is 239. what are the numbers? write equation and solve algebraically Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

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