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August 29, 2014

**Recent Homework Questions About Geometry**

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**geometry**

What is the area of a triangle if the base is 12 inches and the height is 18 inches?
*Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 3:37pm*

**geometry**

The Polygon Angle-Sum Theorem states the following: The sum of the measures of the angles of an n-gon is ____. (1 point) (n – 1)180o (n – 2)180o 9. What is the measure of one angle in a regular 16-gon? (1 point) 2,520o 202.5o 157.5o 78.75o 10. The measure of each ...
*Monday, December 31, 2012 at 6:28pm*

**geometry inequality triangles help if you can**

Two sides of an obtuse triangle are 16 and 21. How many possible lengths are there for the third side, if it is a positive integer? i know that in an obtuse triangle a^2+b^2<c^2 a+b>c but i tried plugging in and it wont work so couldyou guys help me? btw merry christmas ...
*Monday, December 31, 2012 at 11:58am*

**geometry**

LPG is stored in highly insulated spherical vessels in most oil refineriesif.If the inside diameter of one of these tanks is 11.4ft, find it's volume. Report your answer to the nearest one-tenth of a gal. Use r=3.14 and 1 cubic ft=7.5gal
*Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 8:32pm*

**geometry**

find the volume of an industrial tank in the form of a horizontal cylinder whose radius is 2.6 yd, and whose length is 8.4 yd. rr=3.14
*Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 8:26pm*

**Geometry**

Two cylinders have the same volume. If the radius of cylinder I is 3 times the radius of cylinder II, then the height of cylinder II is how many times the height of cylinder I? A. 12 B. 9 C. 6 D. 3 Please explain how, if possible.
*Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 3:40pm*

**geometry**

I am really stuck on a couple of these. 2 column proof Given: FH is congruent to GE and angle HFG is congruent to angle EGF Prove: triangle GEH is congruent with triangle FHE.
*Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 8:01am*

**geometry**

write a 2 column proof, Given D is the midpoint of AC, E is the midpoint of BC and DE is congruent to EF, prove: DE is parallel to AB and DE = 1/2 AB. answer is 15 steps
*Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 7:56am*

**maths geometry **

the sum of three consecutive odd natural number is 153 find the numbers
*Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:36am*

**maths geometry **

two poles 15 meter and 30 meter high stand upright in a playground if their feet are 36 meter apart find the distance between their tops.
*Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:25am*

**GEOMETRY HELPPPPP MEEEE PLEASSEEEEE!!!**

Find the lengths of the diagonals of this trapezoid. trapezoid on a graph with points (-a,0), (-b,c), (b,c), (a,0) negative a and b are on the left side (a is on bottom and b is on top) and positive a and b are on the right side (a is on bottom and b is on top) please please ...
*Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 7:30pm*

**geometry**

In the diagram below,BC is an altitude of ABD. What is the length of CD? If necessary, round your answer to two decimal places.
*Friday, December 21, 2012 at 1:40pm*

**geometry**

^ RST m<RST = 46 and RS ~ ST . Find m<STR =
*Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 7:32pm*

**Coordinate Geometry**

Please help!!!!! The points A,B,C,D have coordinates (3,3), (8,0), (-1,1), (-6,4) respectively. a) Find the gradients of the lines AB and CD b) Show that ABCD is a parallelogram c) Find the coordinates of the point of intersection of the diagnols AC and BD. Please help me by ...
*Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 1:50pm*

**help hexagon geometry**

A regular hexagon is inscribed in a circle and another regular hexagon is circumscribed about the same circle. What is the ratio of the area of the larger hexagon to the area of the smaller hexagon? Express your answer as a common fraction. How is this done? Would we divide it...
*Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 8:30am*

**geometry**

Create a word problem about a real life situation involving perimeter and area of a composite shape. I don't know any real life situations involving perimeter and area of a composite shape. Need Help. Please Help.
*Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 6:37am*

**geometry**

Collect magazine or newspaper articles (including graphs) that use directed number quantities and explain in each case how the directed numbers were used.
*Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 6:29am*

**Geometry**

how is the coordinate system used in navigation, archaeology, and space? please help!!! links and answers alike would be great! thanks :)
*Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 1:37pm*

**please help - area of a dodecagon?**

The distance between two opposite vertices of the dodecagon is 2. Find the area of the dodecagon. first, what is the area of a dodecagon and second how to find it with just the distance between two oppositve vertices. i found that a dodecagon can be divided into 24 triangles: ...
*Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:35am*

**geometry**

triangle GMA is 30 degree-60 degree-90 degree. If m=26cm,find a and s.
*Monday, December 17, 2012 at 10:28pm*

**Geometry**

If ABCD is a rectangle with center Z (where the diagonals bisect), and AC = 3x+11 and BD = 2x+31, what is x?
*Monday, December 17, 2012 at 7:49pm*

**Chemistry - Molecular Structure**

What is the molecular geometry of a molecule with 5 outer atoms and 1 lone pair on the central atom?
*Monday, December 17, 2012 at 4:39pm*

**geometry**

A rectangular wall is 22.7 feet long and 7.5 feet high. If the door in the wall is 2 feet wide and 6.5 feet high, what is the area of the wall excluding the door?
*Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2:15pm*

**chemistry**

I know caffeine is more polar than salicylic acid but how would I explain that given their respective structures? I know for smaller molecules you would figure out the polarity of individual bonds and the molecule's geometry but I can't figure out how to transfer this...
*Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1:39pm*

**Geometry**

ABCD is a rhombus. Explain why triangle ABC is congruent to triangle CDA.
*Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8:03pm*

**Geometry**

Find the values of the variables and the lengths of the sides of this kite. Side A=y-4, side B=x+5,side C= x+12, side D= 2x+5
*Friday, December 14, 2012 at 7:40pm*

**Geometry**

LM is the midsegment of trapezoid ABCD. If AB = 46 and DC = 125, what is LM?
*Friday, December 14, 2012 at 7:00pm*

**Geometry...HELP**

In rectangle KLMN, KM = 6x + 16, and LN = 49. Find the value of x.
*Friday, December 14, 2012 at 6:51pm*

**geometry**

find the equation of the line through (6, -3) and (-4, -7)
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:02pm*

**geometry**

In triangle GHJ and triangle KLM, it's given that <G and <K are right angles, segment GH is = to segment KL and <H is = to <L. prove that triangle GHJ is = to triangle KLM/
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:44pm*

**Analytic Geometry**

Please help me to solve this problem. Find the equation of the locus of a moving point if the sum of the slopes of the line joining it to (1,3) and (4,-2) is 1.
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:37pm*

**Geometry- Preferably Ms. Sue**

Lucinda wants to build a square sandbox, but she has no way of measuring angles. Which of the following explains how she can make sure the sandbox is square by measuring only length? A)Arrange four equal-length sides, so the diagonals bisect each other. B)Arrange four equal-...
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:32pm*

**geometry**

find the measures bc and ac
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 11:23am*

**geometry **

Benji is 55 ft from the base of his apartment building in New York when he spots his friend, Ronny, in the apartment building 150 feet up on the 15th floor. From where he is standing, what is the angle of elevation when he looks up at Ronny? Round to the nearest hundredth.
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:17am*

**geometry**

The sum of the measures of two exterior angles of a triangle is 264o. What is the measure of the third exterior angle?
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:57pm*

**Geometry**

What is the value of x in QRST? rhombus QRTS with intersecting lines with values 8, 12, 3x and 2x
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:20pm*

**geometry**

In Parallelogram ABCD, angle A=53 degrees. What is angle C? (Angle C is diagonal from angle A.)
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:05pm*

**geometry**

If the measure of an exterior angle of a regular polygon is 24, how many sides does the polygon have?
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 5:15pm*

**geometry**

three towns want to build a fire station that can serve them all. explain how the towns might go about finding the optimal location for the fire station
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 5:06pm*

**geometry please please please help**

What is the value of x in the regular polygon below? hexagon with an interior angle value of 3x please please help and thanks in advance. :)
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 4:35pm*

**geometry**

Daniel sees a lighthouse in the harbor. He estimates the angle of elevation is 60°. If the lighthouse is 120 feet tall, what is the approximate distance between Daniel and the top of the lighthouse? (Assume the lighthouse meets the ground at a right angle
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:13am*

**geometry**

an A-frame house is 45 feet high and 32 feet wide. find the measure of the angle that the roof makes with the floor. Round to the nearest degree.
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:14pm*

**geometry**

a tree grew at a 3 degree slant from the vertical. at a point 60 feet from the tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 14 degrees. find the height of the tree to the nearest tenth of a foot.
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:09pm*

**geometry**

an A-frame house is 45 feet high and 32 feet wide. find the measure of the angle that the roof makes with the floor. Round to the nearest degree.
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:16pm*

**Geometry**

A 38 foot tree casts a 16 foot shadow what is the angle of elavation of the sun to the nearest degree?
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:10pm*

**Adv. Geometry**

5. Find the area of the regular hexagon.
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 7:39pm*

**Geometry PLEASE HELP ME**

ABC has vertices A(0, 6), B(4, 6), and C(1, 3). Sketch a graph of ABC and use it to find the orthocenter of ABC. Then list the steps you took to find the orthocenter, including any necessary points or slopes you had to derive.
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:11pm*

**Geometry PLEASE HELP ME**

What is the range of possible values for x? The diagram is not to scale. Quadrilateral ABCD with diagonal from vertex B to vertex D. Sides AB and BC are congruent. Side AD is 22 units. Side DC is 30 units. The measure of angle ABD is given by 2x. The measure of DBC is 34 ...
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:08pm*

**Geometry B**

A solid has 10 faces: 4 triangles;1 Square; 4 hexagons; and 1 octagon, how many vertices does the solid have?
*Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:00am*

**geometry**

A drawing on a sheet of graph paper shows a kite 8 cm wide and 10 cm long. The width of the kite is labeled 2ft. write and solve a problem about the kite.
*Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:35pm*

**geometry**

. In the middle of the page, draw an equilateral triangle with 2 inch sides and the bottom parallel to the bottom of the page. 2. From the center of the right side, draw two parallel lines an inch apart and an inch long. 3. Draw a line from the end of one of the parallel lines...
*Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:00pm*

**geometry math**

how many different triangles can be traces along the line segments in the diagram below?
*Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:35pm*

**geometry math**

three teenagers can eat 6 pizzas in half an hour. Assuming that their friends eat at the same rate, how many pizzas can 5 teenagers eat in 90 minutes?
*Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:32pm*

**analytic geometry**

What can be said of points with equal ordinates? with equal abscissa?
*Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:00am*

**Geometry**

The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 3,5, and 7 inches. How many inches long is the shortest side of a similar triangle that has a perimeter of 75 inches? F.10 G.12 H.14 H.15 k.22
*Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:57pm*

**Basic Geometry**

Are these quadrilaterals with the following characteristics parallelograms? (quadrilateral ABCD with diagonals intersecting at E) 1. AB is congruent to AD and AB is parallel to DC 2. AB and DC are congruent and parallel 3. DE and BE are congruent (I'm helping TA for a ...
*Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:12pm*

**GEOMETRY HELP ASAP!!!!**

what are the missing reasons in the 2 column proof? Given: JM = ML and m<JMK > m<KML Prove: JK > KL Statements Reasons 1. JM = ML 1. Given 2. KM = KM 2. ? 3. m<JMK > m<KML 3. Given 4. JK > KL 4. ? I think 2 is reflection but im not positive. and I have ...
*Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:04pm*

**GEOMETRY**

In triangle ABC, centroid D is on the median line segment AM. AD=x+4 and DM=2x-4. Find AM.
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 7:27pm*

**Geometry**

In tiangle ABC, centroid D is on the median line segment AM. AD=x+4 and DM=2x-4. Find AM.
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 7:12pm*

**Geometry**

Which three lengths cannot be the lengths of the sides of a triangle? A)25 m, 16 m, 10 m B)15 m, 13 m, 12 m C)18 m, 5 m, 10 m D)8 m, 8 m, 15 m
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 5:41pm*

**Geometry**

Where can the lines containing the altitudes of an obtuse triangle intersect? I. inside the triangle II. on the triangle III. outside the triangle A)I only B)I or II only C)III only D)I, II, or III PLEASE HELP ME ASAP!!!!
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 5:09pm*

**Geometry**

C:\Users\Bailey Bubble\Documents\Untitled.png this is the question with the picture and the answer choices.
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 4:59pm*

**geometry**

Pqrs -jklm with a scale factor of 4:3qr-8cm what is the value of kl
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 4:42pm*

**geometry**

if in triangle JKL, JK= 9, KL = 11, and JL=12, and in triangle PQR, PQ=9, QR=11, and PR=11, explain why triangle JKL and triangle PQR are not congruent
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:52pm*

**geometry**

Define projection of a line
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:10pm*

**Geometry **

What can you conclude from the given true statements? If there is a full moon tonight, the dog will howl. The moon is full tonight.
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:07am*

**Geometry**

Write the if-then statement that follows from that pair of true statement. If the doorbell rings, then the dog barks.
*Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:06am*

**Geometry**

Write the if-then statement that follows from the pair of true statements If I go to the movie, then I will stay up late If I stay up late, then I will be tired tomorrow
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:59pm*

**Geometry **

Identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the if-then statement. If the doorbell readings, then the dog barks.
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:35pm*

**Geometry **

What's a counterexample
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 8:55pm*

**please help this is a geometry question**

An equilateral triangle of side 14 centimeters is revolved about an altitude to form a cone. What is the number of cubic centimeters in the volume of the cone? Express your answer to the nearest whole number, without units. I have tried solving this but it is hard how to ...
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 7:09pm*

**Geometry**

Jose wants to put fencing around his rectangular garden. His garden measures 31 feet by 33 feet. The garden has a path around it that is 3 feet wide. How much fencing does Jose need to enclose the garden and path?
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 12:00pm*

**Geometry**

EF = 3x-16, FG = 2x-7, and EG = 17, find the values of x, EF, and FG
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 11:51am*

**I am really struggling on this problem - geometry**

Please help guys if you can, this is a really hard problem I am trying to solve Four circles of unit radius are drawn with centers (1,0),(0,1) ,(-1,0) ,(0,-1) and . A circle with radius 2 is drawn with the origin as its center. What is the area of all points which are ...
*Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 7:25am*

**maths-geometry**

how can we prove that parallelogram has parallel sides??
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:10pm*

**Chemistry?HELP**

Is carbon graphite or a diamond harder to break or scratch and why. You must use an explanation of molecular geometry, intermolecular and intramolecular forces to answer this question. I'm confused...
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 8:08pm*

**Geometry**

if EF = 2x + 7 and GH = 5x + 1, What is EF?
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:40pm*

**Geometry**

Forest rangers use degree measure to identify directions and locate critical spots such as fires. A forest ranger at tower A observes smoke at a bearing of 149 degrees (clockwise from the north) while another forest ranger at tower B observes the same smoke at a bearing of 250...
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 6:54pm*

**PLEASE HELP geometry trapezoid problem please help**

The diagonals of a trapezoid are perpendicular and have lengths 8 and 10. Find the length of the median of the trapezoid. I don't get it... i got as far as the area is 40, and m (median) times the height is 40 as well... please help!
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:33am*

**geometry**

a cylinder is inscribed in a rectangular solid with a base length that is 10 inches and width that is 10 inches and a height of 16 inches. what is the radius of the cylinder?
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 8:48am*

**Plane and Solid Geometry**

A piece of wood whose ends are square was cut from a cylindrical piece of wood which was cut from the same pieces of wood whose ends are squares 10 centimeter by 10 centimeter and length 20 centimeter. Find the volume of wood(smallest volume) with the least waste.
*Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 8:34am*

**Geometry**

Using vectors, show that the centroid of a regular pyramid with a rectangular base lies on the altitude to the base and is 4/5 of the altitude's length from the vertex.
*Monday, December 3, 2012 at 9:33pm*

**Geometry**

Prove that in any triangle ABC, the median from A to the segment joining the midpoints of AB and AC bisect each other.
*Monday, December 3, 2012 at 9:29pm*

**Chemistry**

What is the electronic geometry of a central atom with 4 electron pairs?
*Monday, December 3, 2012 at 3:07pm*

**Geometry**

Does SSSS (four sides of one are congruent to four sides of the other) work as a congruence theorem (a way to prove they are congruent) for quadrilaterals? Explain.
*Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:59pm*

**Geometry**

Does SSSS postulate work as a congruence theorem for quadrilaterals? Explain.
*Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:39pm*

**Geometry**

Given: angle BAC is congruent to angle ACD, segment BD bisects segment AC, and segment AC bisects angle BCD. Prove: quadrilateral ABCD is a rhombus.
*Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:38pm*

**Geometry**

The lengths of the sides of quadrilateral PQRS are PQ=x^2, QR=20-x, RS=x^2-4, PS=1-4x. Find a value of x that will make PQRS a kite (two pairs of congruent consecutive sides).
*Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:33pm*

**Geometry Honors**

Find 2 points on the perpendicular bisector of line AB. Verify your results by showing each point is equidistant from A and B. 34.) A (0,0) B 90,4) 36.) A (3,3) B (3,-3) 38.) A (3,0) B (1,4)
*Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 1:50pm*

**geometry**

find the volume of a regular pentagonal pyramid whose sides measure 12m and height is 15m.
*Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 1:37pm*

**geometry**

abcd is a rectangle. If measure angle bac=30 find the measure of angle dbc
*Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 3:08pm*

**geometry**

if two opposites vertices of a square are (0,1)and(4,3)find the other vertices
*Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 9:12am*

**Geometry**

a triangle has sides of lengths 12, 14, and 19 is it a Right Triangle? Explain
*Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:25am*

**Geometry**

Triangle ABC is a Right Triangle If AB=3 and AC=7 find BC. Leave your Answer in Simplest Radical Form.
*Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:21am*

**Geometry**

A door is 6ft 6in high and 36 in wide. Can a thin piece of of plywood 7ft wide be carried through the door?
*Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:32pm*

**Geometry**

Rhombus, rectangle, and squares
*Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:44pm*

**Geometry **

In triangle EFG, M<F=3(m<G), and m<E=m<F-30degree. Find the measure of each angle.
*Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:28pm*

**geometry**

A painter leans a 20-ft ladder against a building. The base of the ladder is 12 ft from the building. To the nearest foot, how high on the building does the ladder reach?
*Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:03pm*

**geometry**

A rectangle has a perimeter of 114m and an area of 807m^2. What are the dimensions?
*Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:10pm*

**geometry**

Write a flowchart proof. Given: <2 and <3 are supplementary. Prove: <1 and <3 are supplementary
*Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:07pm*

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