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Homework Help: Math: Geometry

Recent Homework Questions About Geometry

GEOMETRY
I'm working on a story problem that is using 30-60-90 triangles. I have to solve for the hypotenuse. The long leg is 6 feet. So, short leg would be 6 = x square root of 3 /3...Then I'm stuck. I know the hypotenuse is dbl the short leg
Friday, February 12, 2016 by sweet pea

geometry
An observer (O) spots a plane flying at a 55° angle to his horizontal line of sight. If the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft., what is the distance (x) from the plane (P) to the observer (O)?
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Cassie

Geometry
A small airplane takes off from point A and continues to climb upward in a straight line, as shown in the diagram. What is the plane’s distance from point A when it reaches point C? Point A going up is 5600 ft. Going across is 5200 ft. Point B across is 6500 ft. Going up ...
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Ciera

Quick calc question
Use geometry to evaluate the integral from 0 to 10 of the function f of x, dx for f of x equals 5 for x less than or equal to 5 and equals the quantity 10 minus x for x greater than 5 . 12.5 25 37.5 Cannot be found
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Mel

Geometry
I have two questions about finding the slope. 1. If a staircase has 8 inches of rise for every 12 inches of tread, what is the slope of the staircase? So if I do rise/run that would be 8/12 and reduced would be 2/3 2. My second question is how to leave your slope answer? Could...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Rishi

Geometry
We are talking about slope. I don't understand this question. How would you convert an increase of 25% as a slope (rate of change)?
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Rishi

geometry
the side of a triangle are 7,16,18. find the longest side of a similar triangle whose shortest side is 7.5.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Meagan

Geometry
I'm a little confused about what a Pythagorean Triple is. As long as your two legs are both whole numbers, isn't every one a triple?
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Sami

Geometry
Could you please explain the difference between B, longer base of a trapezoid and b, base in geometry?
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Joe

math
What is the difference between B as in the longer base of a trapezoid and b as in base in terms of geometry?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Sami

Geometry
2 similar rectangles have areas of 6in and 24 in. What is the scale factor of the smaller rectangle to the larger rectangle?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Tom

Geometry
A road has a grade of 28.4%. This means that the road rises 28.4 ft over a horizontal distance of 100 ft. What angle does the hill make with a horizontal line?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
For 2 similar triangles ABC and DEF, the scale factor of ABC to DEF is 2:3. If AB=2(BC) and DE=3(BC), what is EF?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Joe

Calculus with Analytical Geometry 1
You take out a 15 year mortgage for $20,000 at the rate of interest 4% compounded monthly. If, after 5 years, interest rate drop and you wish to refinance. How much remains to be on your mortgage?
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Sherianna

Geometry
What is the difference between B as in the longer base of a trapezoid and b as in base in terms of geometry?
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
13. In the rhombus m<1=160. What are m<2 and m<3? The diagram is not drawn to scale.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by blah

Geometry
How would one solve similar right triangles if the first triangle has y and x as legs and a (altitude) as hypotenuse, and the second triangle has one leg of 50, the other is a, and the hypotenuse is 100. I solved for a, and it came out to be 86.6? Is this correct? How do I ...
Monday, February 8, 2016 by Liz

Calculus with Analytical Geometry
Find the present value (PV) of the annuity with each payment of $3500 at the end of each year for 3 years in an account that pays 6% compounded annually.
Saturday, February 6, 2016 by Sherianna

Geometry
Do you know how I would be able to draw figures on the computer to practice calculating perimeter and area? I want it to look like graph paper (so horizontal and vertical lines) and then make different shapes so I can practice.
Friday, February 5, 2016 by John

Geometry
What is the midpoint of CD given the coordinates C(-4,8) and D(8,-4)? (0,0) (2,2) (4,4)** (6,6) Am I right?
Friday, February 5, 2016 by Asher

geometry
When the vertex of an angle is inside the cricle, you must _____ the arcs and then take _____.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Boberto

Geometry
The endpoints of a line segment are at the coordinates (4, -2, 5) and (6, 4, -3). What is the midpoint of the segment? (-2, -6, 8) (10, 2, 2) (5, 1, 1) (-1, -3, 4) My choice- C
Thursday, February 4, 2016 by HELP PLEASE

Geometry
The endpoints of a line segment are at the coordinates (4, -2, 5) and (6, 4, -3). What is the midpoint of the segment? (-2, -6, 8) (10, 2, 2) (5, 1, 1) (-1, -3, 4)
Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Arianna

Geometry
What is the distance between (5, -6, 4) and (4, -4, -2)? sqrt9 sqrt41 sqrt39 sqrt35 My choice- sqrt35
Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Arianna

7th grade geometry
A circular path two feet wide has an inner diameter of 150 feet. How much farther is it around the outer edge of the path than around the inner edge ?
Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Martha

Geometry
In a class of 50 high school juniors, 32 students either play a sport or are in the marching band. There are 22 juniors who playa sport and 16 who are in the marching band. What is the probability that a randomly selected junior plays a sport and is in the marching band The ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Karri

Geometry
Write the equation of each circle. Center at (-1,8) passes through (9,3)
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Boberto

Geometry
s one side of a rectangular fish tank best represented by a point, line, plane, or ray?
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Anonymous

Math
Which statement is a true statement? A All rectangles are squares. B All squares are rectangles. C Every rhombus is a rectangle. D Every rectangle is a rhombus. I thought it was A, but I'm awful with.. almost all types of geometry.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Brien

math ,geometry
a circle is touching the sides BC of /_\ ABC at P.AB and AC when produced are touching the circle at Q and R respectively, Prove that AQ=1/2 (AB+BC+CA)
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by lahari

math ,geometry
a circle is touching the sides BC of /_\ ABC at P.AB and AC when produced are touching the circle at Q and R respectively, Prove that AQ=1/2 (AB+BC+CA)
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by lahari

Geometry
Find the point that is one-fourth of the way from (-3,1) to (11,9)
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 by Jay

Geometry
Which equation has intercepts x(1, 0, 0), y(0, -1, 0), and z(0, 0, 2)? 3x-2y+6z=12 2x-2y+z=2 4x-4y+z=4 x-y+2z=4 My answer- 2x-2y+2=2
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Arianna

Geometry
In December 2004, the exchange rate of Mexican pesos to American dollars was 9.52 to 1. You paid 450 pesos for a jacket. Use the following model to find the price of the jacket in dollars. Show work
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Carrie

Geometry
The Arkansas State Capitol Building is a smaller version of the U.S. Capitol Building. The U.S. Capitol is 752 feet long and 288 feet tall. The Arkansas State Capitol is 564 feet long. What is the height of the Arkansas State Capitol? Show work
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Carrie

Geometry
The ratio of the side lengths of a quadrilateral is 2:4:5:7 and its perimeter is 36 meters. Determine the length of each side. x =       a =       b =       c =    &#...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Carrie

Geometry
The perimeter of a triangle is 45 feet. The ratio of the width to the length is 2:3:4. Find the measure of each side. show work x =       a =       b =       c =  
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Carrie

Geometry
The measures of the angles in a triangle are in the extended ratio 3:4:5. Find the measures of the angles. show work x =       m∠1 =      °​ m∠2 =      °​ ...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Carrie

Geometry
The altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle divides the hypotenuse into segments 6 inch and 10 inch long, Find the length h of the altitude.
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Kala'e

Geometry
Which of the following represents the length of a diagonal of a trapezoid with vertices of (-b,c), (b,c), (-a,0), and (a,0)? 1- sq root (a+b)^2-c^2 2- sq root (a-b)^2 - c^2 3- sq root (a-b)^2 +c^2 4- sq root (a+b)^2 +c^2
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Steve

analytic geometry
1. The orbit of the earth is an ellipse with the sun at a focus, the semi-major axes 93 million miles and the eccentricity is 1/60. Find the greatest and least distance of the earth from the sun. 2. A battle shipping is sailing at a straight line towards east at 40km/hour from...
Saturday, January 30, 2016 by sylvia

analytic geometry
1. Find the longest and shortest distance from (10, 7) to the circle x^2 + y^2-4x-2y-20=0 2. From the start, a man runs 4km towards north, 3 km towards east and takes a rest. Draw the line from starring point to resting point and line from resting point to finish point. Find ...
Friday, January 29, 2016 by sylvia

geometry
2 inch by 3 photograph is enlarged by 75 percent what are the dimensions of the new enlarged photograph?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Ana

Geometry
X is a point 7cm from the center of circle O with radius 9 cm. AXB is a chord of the circle such that AX= 2 XB. Find the length of AB.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Zack

Geometry
I know that a rectangular room measures 2300 sq. ft, how long and how wide would the rectangle be?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Pamela

Geometry
Solve for x: x/3=x+2/5
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Kaoru

Geometry
What is the distance between point P(-2, 1, 3) and point Q(-1, 4, -2) to the nearest tenth? 35.1 units 9.3 units 18.4 units 5.9 units My answer: 18.4 units
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Nicole

geometry
A triangle is made of wood sticks of lengths 8, 15 and 17 inches joined end-to-end. Pieces of the same integral length are cut from each of the sticks so that the three remaining pieces can no longer form a triangle. How many inches are in the length of the smallest piece that...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by M

analytic geometry
1. Given the parabola defined by y^2 =-12x, find the coordinates of the focus,the length of the latus rectum and the coordinates of its endpoints.Find also the equation of the directrix. Sketch the curve. 2. Find the eccentricity of an ellipse when the length of the latus ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by sylvia

analytic geometry
1. Find the equation of the asymptotic of the hyperbole x^2/9 - y^2/ 4 = 1. 2. Given the equation of a function 2x^2 + 5y^2 - 16x + 20y + 108 =0, translate the original so that the New equation will have no first degree terms. 2. Find the radius and the polar coordinates of ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by sylvia

analytic geometry
1. Given the parabola defined by y^2 = -12x, find the coordinates of the focus, the length of the latus rectum and the coordinates of its endpoints. Find also the equation of the dielectric. Sketch the graph. 2. Find the eccentricity of an ellipse when the length of the latus ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by sylvia

analytic geometry
Determine the acute angle between the lines 3x - 7y = 21 and 5x + 3y = 15.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by sylvia

Connexus Help me!!
I need help in an assignment from Connexus and its in math but I can't put the question because the question includes a diagram. The unit it's on math and its lesson 3: indentifying and classifying angles:2 Math 7B unit 1: Geometry. So if anybody that goes to Connexus ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Tommy

geometry
Francine cut a large circular cake into 12 equal .slices. what acute angle is formed by the sided of each slice
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
How can you prove a triangle is a right triangle? a: use the distance formula to see if at least 2 sides are congruent b: use the slope formula to see if any sides are perpendicular** c: use the distance formula to see if all 3 sides are congruent d: use the slope formula to ...
Monday, January 25, 2016 by lady

Geometry
in the diagram below of Circle of chord AB bisects chord CD at E. If AE equals 8 and BE equals 9 find the length of CD in simplest radical form
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Anushka

geometry
A cube has edge lengths of 4 inches. What is the approximate length of a diagonal "d" of the cube?
Friday, January 22, 2016 by jackie

math geometry
the measure of an angle that is 8 degrees less than 3 times its supplement???
Friday, January 22, 2016 by hopey

geometry
The circle in the figure below has radius r. What is its equation in standard form?
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by Carolyn

math geometry
P is parallel to q m angle 1 =(6x+y-4) m angle 2 = (x+9y+1) m angle 3 = (11x+2) A. Set up an equation(s) to find x and y. B. Show all work and solve for x and y. C. Use these values to find the values of angles 1, 2, and 3. Cant figure this out at all. keep geeting the wrong ...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by genny

Geometry
To find the height of a flagpole Kasey measured her own shadow and the flagpoles shadow. KAsy's height is 5ft 4 inches. The shadow of the flagpole was 14ft and 3 inches and her shadow was exactly 3 ft. What is the height of the flagpole
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Anonymous

geometry
evaluate: 3 sqr od 216
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by florence wilson

honors geometry
You and a group of friends are participating in a ropes course. One of the obstacles involves doing a Tarzan Swing into a lake. A rope swing is at the edge of the lake. It is attached to a platform arm that overhangs the lake as shown in the diagram below. The point at which ...
Monday, January 18, 2016 by bryce b

Math: Geometry
I am having trouble with a problem from my online math class. I tried using the basic angle properties of circles, but didn't get anywhere: Let ABCD be a cyclic quadrilateral. Let P be the intersection of AD and BC, and let Q be the intersection of AB and CD. Prove that ...
Monday, January 18, 2016 by I see you have graph paper. You must be plotting something.

geometry
how can i convert radians to degrees?
Saturday, January 16, 2016 by Alex

geometry
ma is ordering an ice cream dessert. She must order a size, a flavor of ice cream, and a topping. There are sizes, flavor, and toppings to choose from. How many different ice cream desserts could she order?
Friday, January 15, 2016 by kid

Geometry
A. Find the values of a and b that would make the quadrilateral a parallelogram. B. Make sure to show work Top 6b-3 Left 2a+6 Right 3a-10 Bottom 5a+1 Thank you
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Genevieve

Geometry(Check My Answers)
What is the measure of a base angle of an isosceles triangle if its vertex angle measures 30? 30 150 15 75 <My choice Which lengths could be the side lengths of a triangle? 18cm, 6cm, 13cm <My choice 13cm, 22cm, 7cm 6cm, 18cm, 12cm 22cm, 13cm, 8cm
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Nicole

Geometry
There is a parallelogram labeled (from left to right on the top) A - B (from left to right on the bottom) D - E There is a line that connects A to the opposite side E, and a line that connects B to the opposite side D. The intersection of the lines is labeled C (in the middle...
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Derrik

Geometry
mary is 5ft 9 inches tall. she casts a 2 ft shadow. the tree casts a 7 foot shadow. how tall is the tree?
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Kiara

Geometry
What is the slope of the line that passes through (2,1) and (7,-2)? 5/3 -1/3 -3/5 1/5 My answer: -3/5
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Nicole

geometry
If a rectangular prism has a surface area of 198 square feet, a height of 6 feet and a lateral surface area of 144 square feet what is the base area of the prism? What is the volume of the prism?
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Dylan

Geometry
The slope of lien b is 1/3. What is the slope of a line perpendicular to line b? -1/3 -3 1/3 3 My answer: -1/3 Note: there is no graph for this
Friday, January 15, 2016 by Nicole

geometry
Jackson is painting the side of his school. He paints a wall that has an area of 41 1/3 square yards. He uses 2 1/3 gallons of orang paint. What is Jackson's rate of paint coverage in square yards per gallon? The label on the paint container says that the average coverage ...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by asford

Geometry H
what is the distance between points (-3.2) and (5,-6) express to the nearest tenth?
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Anonymous

geometry h
The midpoint of Line AB has coordinates (-3,2) and the coordinates of point A are (1.4). What are the coordinates of point B?
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by tom

Geometry
If a quadrilateral has exactly one pair of sides parallels it must be a
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Anonymous

geometry and spatial sense
If a quadrilateral has exactly one pair of sides parallel it must be a
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
A line has a slope of 2 and passes through the point (4,0). What are the coordinates of another point that is on the line? (0,2) (2,0) (6,4) (4,6) My answer: (0,2)
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Nicole

Geometry
The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 17, 8, and n. Which of the following must be true? A. 9 < n < 25 B. n > or equal to 25 C. n < 9 D. 9 < or equal to n < or equal to 25 At first I thought it was B, then I thought it was A or D... is it A? Please help...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by SkatingDJ

Geometry
A line segment has the endpoints (2,-5) and (-1,-1). What is the slope? -1/6 -6/1 -3/4 -4/3 My answer: -3/4
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Nicole

Geometry
a ramp is 15 meters long and rises to a height of 4 meters. What is the angle form by the ramp and the ground?
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
There is a geometry diagram I am looking at and I need to attach the image to be able to have it explained. All the numbers are all over the place and I need to figure this out.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by This is confusing

Geometry
I need the statements and reasons for this: ABCD is a parallelogram and we must prove AB=CD and BC=DA. If a quadrilateral is a parallelogram, then its opposite sides are congruent.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Jonathan Reynoso

Geometry
A ship is 750 meters from a light house which is 50 meters tall. What is the angle of depression from the top of the lighthouse to the ship?
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Olivia

Geometry
What is the measure of an exterior angle of a regular pentagon? 72 36 120 108 My answer: 120
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Nicole

Geometry
Which angles describe <1 and <8? vertical angles alternate exterior angles alternate interior angles corresponding angles My answer: vertical angles
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Nicole

Geometry
Given triangle GHI with G(4, -3), H(-4, 2), and I(2, 4), find the perpendicular bisector of line HI in standard form. Please help? Thanks
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by SkatingDJ

Geometry 1 question
Find the distance between the points C(0, 0) and D(8, 3). 8.3 11 square root of 73 square root of 55 Really don't know. Please help! Thanks
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by SkatingDJ

Geometry
Determine whether each statement is always sometimes or never true. If the answer is sometimes or never draw a counterexample. Two congruent triangels are similar : Two squares are similar : Two isosceles triangles are similar : Two obtuse triangles are similar : Two ...
Monday, January 11, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
One of corner risers is shown at the right. Find the length of the shortest side of this riser. A right triangle with legs x and x+2. With a hypotenuse of x+4.
Monday, January 11, 2016 by HP

Geometry
A student wants to determine the height of a tree. She knows that her six foot tall Teacher cast a 10 foot long shadow at the same time that the tree has a 45 foot long shadow. How tall is the tree?
Monday, January 11, 2016 by Samantha

geometry
how can you find the geometric mean?
Saturday, January 9, 2016 by bob

Geometry
Triangle TUV is mapped onto T'U'V' by a dilation with a scale factor of 1/2 and center (2,-3) followed by a reflection over the x axis what are the coordiantes of T'U'V"
Saturday, January 9, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
Point B(-3,7) is reflected across the line y=-x and then dilated with a scale factor of 3 and the center of dilation at the origin. What are the coordinates of point B" under the composition of transformations
Saturday, January 9, 2016 by Anonymous

Geometry
Tyron developed a negative that is 1 inch by 1 1/4 inches into a photograph using a scale factor of 8 what are the dimensions of the photograph A. 6 inch by 8 in B. 6 2/5 in by 8 in C. 8 in by 10 in D. Not here
Saturday, January 9, 2016 by Anonymous

geometry
if a circle is divided into 12 parts then what is the measure of each part in terms of radius
Saturday, January 9, 2016 by rahul

Geometry
Prove that a line that divides two sides of a triangle proportionally is parallel to the third side. Be sure to create a name the appropriate geometric figures. Paul walks 25 feet away from his house and places a mirror on the ground. He backs 5 feet away from the mirror so ...
Friday, January 8, 2016 by Help!!

apex geometry
Hannah constructed two similar circles as seen in the image below. If the arc length of the larger circle is , which of the following would be true? A. The arc length of the smaller circle is proportional to the radius of the smaller circle. B. The arc length of the larger ...
Friday, January 8, 2016 by zakiya

Geometry
In parallelograms TUVW, part of a ceramic tile pattern, angle TUV = (8x + 1) and angle UVW = (12x + 19) find angle TUV
Thursday, January 7, 2016 by Emma

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