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September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014

**Recent Homework Questions About Geometry**

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**Geometry**

Picture given with problem: media.glynlyon(dot)com/g_geo_2012/12/img_geou12abc_8.gif If AC = 20, AE = 25, and AB = 5, what is the length of AD? Please explain how this is found, I've got a few problems like this and have no idea how to do it.
*Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:58am*

**Geometry**

If m< JKN = 8x + 2 and m< MKL = 3x + 5, what is m< MKN? I know the answer but can you give an explanation
*Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 8:24pm*

**Geometry**

A triangular entraceway has walls with corner angles of 50, 70, 60. The designer wants to place a tall bronze sculpture on a round pedestal in a central location equidistant from the three walls. How can the designer find where to place the sculpture?
*Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 8:18pm*

**Geometry **

An aircraft takes off and climbs at a constant 29 degree angle until it reaches and altitude of 6 miles. At that point, how far away is the plane from the airport?
*Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 4:11pm*

**Analytic Geometry**

A point is equidistant from (-2,4) and (3,5). It is also equidistant from (-2,-3) and (6,-1). Find the point Please I need Help with this
*Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 5:34am*

**Analytic Geometry**

A point is equidistant from (-2,4) and (3,5). It is also equidistant from (-2,-3) and (6,-1). Find the point Please I need Help with this
*Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 5:26am*

**geometry**

Write an equation of a circle with diameter AB.A(0,0),B(-6,8)
*Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:04pm*

**geometry**

Write an equation of a circle with diameter AB.A(0,0),B(-6,8)
*Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:01pm*

**geometry**

What do you do to figure out space in irregular shapes?
*Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:55am*

**Analytic geometry**

What is the distance of the line x+6y-7=0 from the origin? Please help, is my answer -7sqrt37/37 correct? If not, please help me whats the right solution
*Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 2:40am*

**geometry**

What is the most precise name for quadrilateral ABCD with vertices A(–3, 2), B(–1, 4), C(4, 4), and D(2, 2)? 1. parallelogram 2. rhombus 3. quadrilateral 4. rectangle
*Friday, January 11, 2013 at 3:39pm*

**Chemistry**

Which is the higher density of polyethylene, linear or branched? Select the choice with the best accompanying explanation. Linear polyethylene is the higher density form, as the chains are able to pack better and partially crystallize, resulting in better packing and higher ...
*Friday, January 11, 2013 at 8:02am*

**Geometry**

Help? check Line segment AB intersects line segment ED in the middle at the point C If DC=6+x and CE=2x+1, what is the lenth of ED? A. 5 B. 11 C. 22 D. 10 Answer: C Line segment AB intersects line segment ED in the middle at the point C If DC=6+x and CE=2x+1, find the value of...
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:33am*

**Geometry**

Line segment AB has a midpoint C Help? If AC=17 and AB = 5x-6, then find the value of x A. 34 B.8 C. 23/5 D. 20 Answer: D 2. Suppose the coordinate of p=2 and PQ=8 and PR=12. Whare are the possible mid point for line segment PQ?
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:31am*

**Geometry**

Line segment AB has a midpoint C Help? If AC=17 and AB = 5x-6, then find the value of x A. 34 B.8 C. 23/5 D. 20 Answer: D 2. Suppose the coordinate of p=2 and PQ=8 and PR=12. Whare are the possible mid point for line segment PQ?
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:30am*

**Geometry**

Find the area of a segment formed by a chord 8" long in a circle with radius of 8".
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:10am*

**Geometry**

DEFG is a rectangle. H is the intersection point of the two diagonals. DH= 3x – 3 and EG = x + 44. Find the value of x and the length of each diagonal.
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 12:47am*

**Geometry**

In Rhombus PQRS PQ=3a=7 and QR = 4a-11. What is the value of a?
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 10:52pm*

**Geometry **

the ration if the side lengths of two similar rectangles is 4:3. what is the ratio of the areas of the rectangles?
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 7:39pm*

**Geometry**

Line segment AB has a midpoint C Help? If AC=17 and AB = 5x-6, then find the value of x A. 34 B.8 C. 23/5 D. 20 Answer: D 2. Suppose the coordinate of p=2 and PQ=8 and PR=12. Whare are the possible mid point for line segment PQ?
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:37pm*

**Geometry**

Help? check Line segment AB intersects line segment ED in the middle at the point C If DC=6+x and CE=2x+1, what is the lenth of ED? A. 5 B. 11 C. 22 D. 10 Answer: C Line segment AB intersects line segment ED in the middle at the point C If DC=6+x and CE=2x+1, find the value of...
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:36pm*

**Geometry**

Help? check Line segment AB intersects line segment ED in the middle at the point C If DC=6+x and CE=2x+1, what is the lenth of ED? A. 5 B. 11 C. 22 D. 10 Answer: C Line segment AB intersects line segment ED in the middle at the point C If DC=6+x and CE=2x+1, find the value of...
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:17pm*

**geometry**

Line segment AB has a midpoint C Help? If AC=17 and AB = 5x-6, then find the value of x A. 34 B.8 C. 23/5 D. 20 Answer: D 2. Suppose the coordinate of p=2 and PQ=8 and PR=12. Whare are the possible mid point for line segment PQ?
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:10pm*

**Geometry**

Help? Suppose poing j has coordinate of -2 and JK=4. Then what is the possible coordinate(s) for K? A. 4 B. 2 or -4 C. -4 D. 2 or -6
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 3:52pm*

**Geometry**

Check please? The path of the launching of a space shuttle can be described best as a Answer: Ray?
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 3:24pm*

**GEOMETRY**

ABCD is an inscribed quadrilateral. AD, BC are produced to meet at X. If angle B= 80 degrees and angle X= 30 degrees, find angle XCD.
*Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 8:04am*

**geometry**

Suppose the coordinate of p=2 and PQ=8 and PR=12. Whare are the possible mid point for line segment PQ? A.-2 &8 B. 2 & 6 C.-2 & 6 D.-2
*Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 11:28pm*

**geometry**

The coordinates for a rhombus are given as (2a, 0), (0, 2b), (–2a, 0), and (0, –2b). Write a plan to prove that the midpoints of the sides of a rhombus determine a rectangle using coordinate geometry. Be sure to include the formulas.
*Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 9:10pm*

**Cosmology**

The equation describing the geometry and mass-energy distribution of a homogeneous and isotropic universe is known as: - The Einstein Equation - The Friedmann Equation - The Robertson-Walker Equation - The Hubble Equation
*Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8:13pm*

**geometry **

the endpoints of the diameter of circle O are (-2,-1) and (-16,13). what are the coordinates of its center?
*Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:42pm*

**Geometry**

What is the equation of a line through (-2,5) and whose segment intercepted between the axes in the 2nd quadrant is 7sqrt2? Please help me solve this
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 5:05pm*

**Math,Geometry**

What are the equations of the lines through (-5,-3) and passing at distance 2sqrt5 from (5,7) Please I really need your help. I do not know how to do this problem.
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 4:57pm*

**Math,Geometry**

What are the equations of the lines through (-5,-3) and passing at distance 2sqrt5 from (5,7) Please I really need your help. I do not know how to do this problem.
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 2:26pm*

**geometry**

What are the equations of the lines through (-5, -3) and passing at distance 2sqrt5 from (5,7)? This problem is confusing? How do I solve this? Please I need your Help
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:51pm*

**geometry**

Find the bisectors of the interior angles of the triangle whose sides are the line 7x+y-7=0, x+y+1=0 and x+7y-4=0. Please I really need help. I do not know how to do this problem
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:46pm*

**geometry**

Marcia is 1.5 meters tall. She casts a shadow that is 2 meters long. A nearby building casts a shadow that is 24 meters long. How tall is the building? (Hint: Use the properties of similar triangles.) A. 48 m B. 36 m C. 18 m D. 7 m
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:21pm*

**geometry**

A moving point is always equidistant from (5,3) and the line 3x+y+5=0. What is the equation of its locus? Please help. how to do this problem?
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:56am*

**geometry**

A moving point is always equidistant from (-3,2) and the line 2x-y+2=0. What is the equation of its locus? how do you solve this?
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:03am*

**geometry**

A moving point is always equidistant from (-3,2) and the line 2x-y+2=0. What is the equation of its locus? I need help for this problem because I am not very sure of my answer. Thanks in advance.
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7:20am*

**geometry**

Find the equation of a line parallel to 5x +6y = 0 at distance sqrt 61 from (-3,7) I need help please. I dont have any idea
*Monday, January 7, 2013 at 6:07am*

**Geometry**

The perimeter of a Triangle(MNO) is equal to the perimeter of square ABCD. If the sides of the triangle are represented by 4x+4, 5x-3, and 17, and one side of the square is represented by 3x, find the length of a side of the square.
*Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 1:00pm*

**Geometry**

If the measures,in degrees, of the three angles of a triangle are x, x+10, and 2x-6, the triangle must be: A.right,B.equilateral,C.Scalene, D.Isosceles
*Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:40pm*

**Geometry**

a baseball diamond is a square 27 cm on a side. how far is the homeplate from the second base?
*Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11:45pm*

**geometry**

Three security cameras were mounted at the corners of a triangular parking lot. Camera 1 was 151 ft from camera 2, which was 122 ft from camera 3. Cameras 1 and 3 were 139 ft apart. Which camera had to cover the greatest angle?
*Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:45pm*

**geometry**

he small pipe has a radius of 18 feet and a height of 21 feet while the large pipe has a height of 28 feet. What is the volume of the large pipe in terms of π?
*Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:30pm*

**geometry**

angle xoz (5m-5) angle yoz (7m+29) these are supplementary angles. How do you solve?
*Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:45am*

**geometry**

What is the area of this scalene triangle 12x 15x 9x
*Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 6:54pm*

**Geometry**

find the area of a triangle whose base(b) is 8 inches and whose height (h) is 12 inches
*Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 12:52pm*

**Geometry**

If the length(L) of a rectangle is 15 inches and the Width(W) is =2 in. Then what is the area?
*Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 12:30pm*

**Geometry**

If the base(b) of a triangle is 9 inches and the height(h)is =12 in. Then what is the area?
*Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 12:22pm*

**Geometry**

in triangle ABC, BD bisects <ABC, <ABD = 4x + 6 and m<DBC = 5x -5. find the m<abc
*Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 5:47pm*

**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*

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