Friday

July 1, 2016
Number of results: 15,715

**mathematics**

the lenght of a rectangle is twice its width.If the width is reduced by 1cm and the lenght is also reduced by 2cm,the area will be 15cm(square).Find the dimensions of the original rectangle.
*October 26, 2014 by john*

**Applied Math- Gr.11**

A farmer wants to enclose three sides of a rectangular pasture unsing 1000 yards of fencing. The fourth side does not require fencing because it borders a river. What dimensions (length and width) should the farmer choose in order to enclose the greatest area? a) Find at least...
*May 1, 2008 by Greg*

**Math Ratios**

If a TV screen with an aspect ration of 16:9 measures 48cm diagonally, what are the height and width measurments of the screen? The aspect ratio width to diagonal is 16: (sqrt(16^2+ 9^2)) 16:18 so.. 16/18= w/48 and for height 9/18=h/48
*October 16, 2006 by Jessie*

**physics**

The rear window in a car is approximately a rectangle, 1.1 m wide and 0.30 m high. The inside rearview mirror is 0.45 m from the driver's eyes, and 1.45m from the rear window. Part A What is the minimum length for the rearview mirror if the driver is to be able to see the ...
*October 24, 2011 by nikki*

**Math**

The dissipation of heat through a composite material of width w centimetres can be modelled by the function f(w)=10/w-0.77ln(w)–3.2 You are required to find the width of material that will prevent any heat dissipation. State what equation you will need to solve?
*February 14, 2015 by Sam*

**math**

a rectangular prism has a width of 92ft. and a volume of 240ft^3. Find the volume of a similar prism with a width of 23ft. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary. a)3.8ft^3 b)60ft.^3 c)15ft.^3 d)10.4ft.^3 I am totally cinfused by this. Can somebody please help me? I would ...
*August 30, 2008 by Shannon*

**algebra**

Diagonal brace. The width of a rectangular gate is 2 meters (m) larger than its height. The diagonal brace measures square root of 6. Find the width and height.
*August 24, 2010 by Simone*

**math**

The area of a rectangle is 84 square units. If its length is shortened by 7 units and its width by 2 units a square is formed. Determine the area of the square.
*September 10, 2009 by Mary*

**math**

a square has a length of 5 inches. Then it is increased by 20%. Then the same square has a width of 10 inches and it is increased by 10%. How Many Percents has the area of the square been increased By? Thanx 4 your Help
*January 24, 2010 by qwertyuiop*

**math**

A rectangular flower bed has an area of 3 1/2 square yards. The width of the flower bed is 3/4 yard. What is the length of the rectangular flower bed?
*December 29, 2015 by sai*

**math**

The area of a rectangular prism is 93.5 inches The height of the prism is 8 inches and the width is 2.5 inches I need help in finding the length of the rectangular prism
*April 23, 2016 by Lee*

**Maths**

A)Sam jogs 6 laps around a circular running track which has a radius of 30 meters. How far does she jog in total? B)Tom and Jerry decide to find the perimeter of their garden. Tom measures the length as 5.2meters while Jerry measures the width as 37cm. ehat is the perimeter?
*February 24, 2011 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

A function machine accepts inputs as ordered pairs. the componets of the ordered pairs are natural numbers and the first component is the length of rectangle and the second comonet is the width . the given machince comptes the perimiter . find the out ut for (3,7) (7,3) (5,7) ...
*November 14, 2014 by EMMA*

**physics **

single-slit diffraction pattern is formed when light of 680.0 nm is passed through a narrow slit. The pattern is viewed on a screen placed one meter from the slit. What is the width of the slit (mm) if the width of the central maximum is 2.69 cm?
*March 16, 2010 by Andy *

**math**

an architect has allocated a rectangular space of 325ft^2 for a square dining room and a 12ft wide kitchen. find bothy the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
*November 1, 2013 by pam*

**Math**

An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 465ft^2 for square dining room and a 16ft wide kitchen. Find both the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
*March 21, 2014 by Pam*

**Math**

An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 275ft^2 for a square dining room and a 14ft wide kitchen. Find both the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
*August 5, 2014 by Pam*

**geometry**

A graphic artist is designing a poster to advertise a modern art exhibit. The area of the rectangular poster must be greater than 0 square inches, but no more than 96 square inches. If the length of the poster is 12 inches, then which expression defines all the possible values...
*February 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Using the data below, suggest a proportionality statement. Length (cm) Frequency (Hz) 100 0.46 80 0.52 60 0.62 40 0.74 20 1.01 I think it's f ˇŘ 1/ˇĚlength (one over square root of length) or is it l ˇŘ 1/f^2 By the way, the length is the controlled variable.
*February 18, 2008 by william*

**math**

Answer by factoring a quadratic equation. The length of an open-top box is 4 cm longer than its width. The box was made from a 480-cm^2 rectangular sheet of material with 6cm by 6cm squares cut from each corner. The height of the box is 6cm. Find the dimensions of the box. ...
*April 18, 2012 by Jane*

**Math**

A rectangular prism has a volume of 960cm. It's width, length, and height are in the ratio 3:5:8. A) Determine the dimensions of the prism B) What is the ratio of the left side to the front to the top of the prism by surface area? C) Calculate the surface area of the prism.
*May 15, 2011 by Annika*

**Math**

Mr. Carpenter sent his wife to the store to buy 200 square feet (A) of carpet, but he forgot to tell her the length (L) and width (W) of the carpet (A=L*W). How many different sizes of carpet can she get and still have 200 square feet of carpet?
*August 21, 2012 by Sandy*

**Math**

Graph and identify the coordinates of a rectangle with a length of at least 5 units and a width of at least 2 units. Each vertex of the rectangle must be in a different quadrant. Two of the points must have rational coordinates that are not integers.
*May 13, 2013 by Bell*

**Math**

1. Graph and identify the coordinates of a rectangle with a length of at least 5 units and a width of at least 2 units. Each vertex of the rectangle must be in a different quadrant. Two of the points must have rational coordinates that are not integers
*May 1, 2014 by Anny*

**IB Math**

If AB is the same length as CD, BC is 2 cm shorter than AB and BE is 7 cm in length, find the length of AB.
*October 27, 2010 by Victoria*

**geomtry**

EF is a median of trapezoid ABCD. The length of AB is 12, and the length of CD is 18. What is the length of EF?
*November 11, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math**

A storage area measures 12 feet 6 inches in width by 16 feet in length by 8 feet 3 inches in height. If it is 4/5 full, how many cubic feet of storage space remains (rounded to the nearest cubic foot)?
*March 23, 2010 by bibiana*

**9th grade polynomials**

How do you write the expression for the area of the rectangle If the length of a rectangle is two more than three times it's width,then write an expression for area of the rectangle Find the perimeter of the rectangle in problem 1.
*February 17, 2011 by Corey wicks*

**Math**

An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 325ft^2 for a square dining room and a 12 ft wide kitchen. Find both the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
*October 31, 2013 by Pam*

**Math**

An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 666ft^2 for a square dining room and a 19ft wide kitchen. Find the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
*November 2, 2013 by Pam*

**Math**

An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 240ft^2 for a square dining room and a 14 ft wide kitchen. Find both the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
*August 2, 2014 by Pam*

**Algebra**

The surface area of a box is 160. The length of the box is twice its width as well as 4 less than its height. How many units are in the height of the box? (The surface area of a box is the sum of the areas of all 6 of its rectangular faces.)
*June 3, 2015 by XXX*

**7th grade math ASAP quick please**

1. If a ping pong ball falls from the top of a building that is 168 feet high, how many seconds will it take the ball to hit the ground? Remember, the formula for distance is d = 16t^2. (1 point) 1 3.2 10.5 16 2. The volume of a box can be found by multiplying the length times...
*October 8, 2012 by Delilah*

**Algebra**

A rectangle garden is to be surrounded by a walkway of constant width. The garden's dimensions are 30ft by 40ft. The total area, garden plus walkway, is to be 1800ft^2. What must be the width of the walkway to the nearest thousandth?
*July 12, 2007 by Michelle*

**algebra**

A rectangular piece of cardboard measures 17cm by 14cm. Strips of equal width are cut off one side and one end. The area of the remaining piece is 108cm^2. Find the width of the strips removed.
*October 28, 2011 by Samuel*

**trig**

Your search for A surveyor is trying to determine the width of a river. He forst stands at point A, directly opposite a tree at point B. He then walks 100 feet to point C. He measures the acute angle at point C to be 79 degrees. What is the width of the river?
*February 2, 2014 by Tee*

**Math**

A rectangular prism has a width of 92 ft and a volume of 240 ft^3. Find the volume of a similar prism with a width of 23 ft. Round to the nearest tenth, it necessary. I know the answer is 3.8 feet because I got it wrong. But why is that the answer. If you cab please help me ...
*February 19, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Math**

You are building a frame for a photograph that is 8 inches by 11 inches. The width of the frame must be uniform around the picture and you have 42 square inches of wood to use. What is the width of the frame?
*January 12, 2016 by Nancy*

**physics**

A bowling ball is released at the near right corner of a bowling lane and travels 19.1 m at an angle of 3.0 degrees with respect to the lane's length. he ball reaches the far left corner of the lane, where it knocks down the "7" pin. What is the width of the lane?
*September 27, 2009 by Zoomba21*

**algebra1 Help pleASE**

A gardener wants to create a rectangular vegetable garden in a backyard. She wants to have a total area of 13 square feet, and it should be 12 feet longer than it is wide. What dimensions should she use for the vegetable garden? width = feet length = feet
*July 4, 2013 by lisa*

**Algebra**

Diagonal brace. The width of a rectangular gate is 2 meters (m) larger than its height. The diagonal brace measures sqrt6m. Find the width and height.
*July 23, 2009 by Sandra*

**Math**

a cylinder has a radius of r and a height of h. A rectangular box has a length of r, a width of h and height of h. Their combined volume is V=πr^2h+h^2r If their combined volume is 600 cubic inches and h is 5 inches, solve for the radius(r).
*April 29, 2012 by Nancy*

**Math**

A rectangle has a length of 6 inches and an area 18 inches. If the radius of the circle is equal to the width of the rectangle what is the area of the circle?
*August 7, 2014 by Feras*

**math**

the ratio of the height to the width of a packaging label is 5 to 19. if the height of the label is 1.5 inches, what is its width?
*February 24, 2014 by magen*

**8th grade math**

1. The area shown below will be used for the elementary school playground. What is this area? How much fencing is needed to enclose the playground? Use 3.14 for the value of pi. d= 4 yds for the half circle, w=10 yds. for width of rectangle, and length = 4 yds. and 3 yds for ...
*January 31, 2012 by Anonymous*

**geometry**

a closed box of uniform thickness is made of wood 1cm thick. Its extenal dimensions are 6cm and 5 cm by 4 cm. Find the a. volume of the wood used in making the box. b. the capacity of the box, given that the cover is full length and full width c. The interior surface area if ...
*April 24, 2012 by lindsay*

**maths**

Stuck on these questions! Help! 1. A ball costing €50 was increased in price by 1%. What was the new price? 2. The perimeter of a swimming pool is 70 metres. If the width is 10 metres, what is the length of the pool? 3. A DVD player can be bought for €250 cash or for a down ...
*November 26, 2015 by liam*

**College Algebra/Geometry**

What size should be the frame be? Suppose an artist has a circular picture with a diameter 6 inches which she wishes to frame by a uniform width frame with covers 1/2 inch width uniformity of the painting and has total area equal to that of the exposed painted surface when the...
*May 2, 2012 by Fred*

**Geometry**

A pet store has various sizes of guinea pig cages. The diagram of the top of the cage has a width of 4.8cm and length of 6cm. what are the possible dimensions of this cage? A) 28in by 24in B) 28in by 18in C) 30in by 24in or D) 30in by 18in
*March 13, 2012 by Iza*

**Math**

Mark is building a custom wooden frame around his flower bed.The length of the frame is 5.45 feet, and the width of the frame is3.275 feet. What is the area of the flower bed without rounding?_________square feet
*December 12, 2015 by Elizabeth*

**calculus**

A rancher has 1000 feet of fencing with which to enclose two adjacent rectangular corrals with a interior partition (consider as one pen). Use calculus to determine what the external dimensions of the pen that will maximize the enclosed area. Write your answer in the form ...
*March 19, 2011 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

A pet boarding facility wants to build two adjacent pens of equal size. They are using the length of the dog kennel as one side of the two pens. They have 324 feet of fencing to build the pens. What width should he make the pens to maximize the total area of the pens?
*May 31, 2014 by Samantha*

**Math (please help) **

Maria wants to cover the box shown below with paper.Which of the following could be the dimensions of the paper so that Maria has enough to cover the box, including the ends, with a little left over? Shape: Rectangular Prism Length:8 in Width: 2 in Height: 2 in A) 8 in x 4 in ...
*May 10, 2016 by Samantha *

**Math**

Richard cuts two of his neighbours lawns. the first is 8m long and 2m wide what is the area? the second lawn takes richard 5 times as long to cut and he knows that all lawns have the same length dimension what is the width of the second neighbour's area?
*June 13, 2016 by PANDA*

**Math - Polygons and Quadrilaterals**

A rectangle has a diagonal of length 125. If the ratio fo the length of the short side to the length of the long side of the rectangle is 7:24, what is the length of the shorter side of the rectangle?
*September 10, 2013 by Venus*

**Algebra HELP ASAP**

CURRENTLY 6 LESSON DAYS BEHIND AND VERY DEPRESSED/STRESSED!! You are making a rectangular table. The area of the table should be 10 ft^2. You want the length of the table to be 1 ft shorter than twice its width. What should the dimensions of the table be? Okay, so, I'm not ...
*March 30, 2015 by LunaTheCat*

**algebra **

the width of a poster board is 30 inches. using scissors you reduce the width of the poster board to 10 inches what is the scale factor of the dilation? a. 1/3 b. 1/10 c. 3 d.10
*January 21, 2015 by Please Help *

**Mathematics **

a cuboid with length 13cm width 4cm and height h State in terms of h the shaded face of the cuboid. write an expression in terms of h for the volume of the cuboid. if the volume of the cuboid is 286cm cube calculate the height h of the cuboid.
*May 2, 2012 by SAM*

**algebra**

the height of your computer monitor to the nearest tenth of a centimeter or sixteenth of an inch. Measure the width of your monitor as well. Use the Pythagorean theorem to find the length of the diagonal of your monitor. In your post, include the height, the width, and the ...
*November 22, 2007 by Patrick*

**basic geometry**

these is my homework, and I would like for some to tell me if I did rigth. 10. A rentangle has width the same as a side of a square whose perimeter is 20m. the length of the rectangel is 9 M. Find the perimeter of this rectangle. W=L+20m 2L+w=9 2L+2w(w-18)=84 2L+2w-18=84 4L+18...
*March 14, 2007 by vero*

**math**

A warehouse having a volume of 10,000 ft3 and a floor area of 1000 ft2 is to be built. The cost of constructing the floor is $6.00/ft2, the cost of the roof is $10.00/ft2, and the cost of the walls is $20.00/ft2. If W is the width, L the length, and H the height of the ...
*April 23, 2012 by Emmanuel*

**Algebra**

1. How far is the Willis Tower from Navy Pier, given that each unit is approximately 1/8 mile? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a mile. The Willis Tower is at the point (-6,-3) and NP is at the point (10,9). I did this calculation: d^2 = (10 - (-6))^2 + (9 - (-3))^2...
*March 13, 2014 by Student*

**Math 11**

Is it possible to construct a rectangle whose length is 1cm less than twice its width, and whose area is 40cm^2? If your answer is yes, determine the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest tenth of a centimetre. If your answer is no, explain why it is not possible. I know ...
*February 13, 2013 by Kat*

**geometry**

The figure shows a partially completed set of steps to construct figure PQRS. The next step is to construct side RS of the figure so that side RS is congruent to side PQ and angle PQR is congruent to angle SRN. The chart shows the steps each of the four students took to draw ...
*January 29, 2013 by ricco latsonas*

**Physics: Angular Width. Why is my answer wrong?**

A beam of yellow laser light (590 nm) passes through a circular aperture of diameter 5.0 mm. What is the angular width of the central diffraction maximum formed on a screen? I can't seem to get this answer right. I don't think I am finding the first part of the problem ...
*November 9, 2010 by Sar*

**Algebra **

A box with no top is to be constructed from a piece of cardboard whose length measures 6 inch more than its width. The box is to be formed by cutting squares that measure 2 inches on each side from the four corners an then folding up the sides. If the volume of the box will be...
*April 5, 2013 by T H*

**Math**

The white house, built 1792, is the oldest federal building in washington DC . The building has undergone extensive remodeling over the years. The main building is 4 stories high and is about 170 ft long by 85 ft wide. If a replica of the white house were made with a length of...
*January 29, 2014 by Nick*

**algebra 2**

an empty swimming pool is shaped like a rectangular prism with a length of 18 feet and width of 9 feet. Once water begins to be pumped into the pool, the depth of the water increases at a rate of 0.5 foot hour. write a function d(t) that gives the depth in the pool after t hours
*September 25, 2015 by kayla*

**algebra**

A square and a rectangle have the same perimeter. The length of the rectangle is 4cm less than twice the side of the square, and the width of the rectangle is 6 cm than the side of the square. find the perimeter of each figure
*January 1, 2009 by ???E*

**Math**

an empty sandbox has a length of 6 ft, a width of 4 feet, and a depth of 2 feet.of the sandbox is filled with 8 bags of sand and each contain 4.5 cubic feet of sand, what fraction of the sandbox is still empty
*March 26, 2012 by Estefani*

**Maths**

Please help.... The figure is not drawn to scale. It shows two squares. the total area of two squares is 65 sq cm. the length of the smaller square is more that half the length of the larger square. given that the length of each square is a whole number, find the length of ...
*May 5, 2015 by JJ.Sarah *

**math**

A Norman window has the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle. (Thus the diameter of the semicircle is equal to the width of the rectangle.) If the perimeter of the window is 46 ft, find the dimensions of the window so that the greatest possible amount of light is ...
*March 30, 2007 by Fabiola*

**algebra 1 help**

3) the ideal width of a safety belt strap for a certain automobile is 5 cm. an actual width can vary by at most 0.35 cm. write an absolute value inequality for the range of acceptable widths. a. |w+5|≤ 0.35 b. |w-0.35| ≤ 5 c. |w+0.35|≤ 5 d. |w-5|≤0.35 ...
*April 25, 2013 by hips*

**PRE-CALC**

A large painting in the style of Rubens is 3 feet longer than it is wide. If the wooden frame is 12 in wide and the area of the picture frame is 208 ft^2, find the dimensions of the painting. So I know the width would be x and the length would be x+3 if I do 12x=208, I get 17....
*October 16, 2009 by Muffy*

**maths**

A) Sam jogs 6 laps around a circular running track which has a radius of 30 meters. How far does she jog in total? B)Tom and Jerry decide to find the perimeter of their garden. Tom measures the length as 5.2 meters while Jerry measures the width as 370cm. What is the perimeter?
*February 24, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Help Homework : MaKE A TABLE:relate primeter and area Amaya has 24 inches of ribbon she can glue around the edge of a rectangular gift box lid. if she wants to use all the ribbon without any overlapping, what are the length and width of a gift box lid with the greatest area?
*May 3, 2012 by Dee*

**Math**

Graph and identify the coordinates of a rectangle with a length of at least 5 units and a width of at least 2 units. Each vertex of the rectangle must be in a different quadrant. Two of the points must have rational coordinates that are not integers. I'm not sure what to do. ...
*May 30, 2014 by Gaylee*

**geometry**

a right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 25 and a leg length of 15. what is the length of the other leg? if necessary, round you answer to two decimal places
*July 5, 2010 by Kasey*

**maths**

points A,B,C and D lie on a straight line in the given order. AC=25cm and BD=46cm. the ratio of length CD to length AB is 5/2. find the length of line segment BC in cm.
*February 9, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Maths Problem**

Anyone, Please Help me. the figure is not drawn to scale. it shows two squares. the total area of two squares is 65 sq cm. the length of the smaller square is more that half the length of the larger square. given that the length of each square is a whole number, find the ...
*May 5, 2015 by Sarah JJ*

**Physics**

An Olympic swimming pool is heated and maintained at 30 °C in the winter. It has a volume of 2500 m3, a length of 50 m, and a width of 25 m. During a storm, the pool receives 1 cm of rain over its surface area. If the rain is 15 °C, what will the temperature of the pool be ...
*December 5, 2010 by Jimmy*

**Physics**

A stainless-steel orthodontic wire is applied to a tooth, as in the figure below. The wire has an unstretched length of 3.42 cm and a radius of 0.14 mm. If the wire is stretched 0.13 mm, find the magnitude and direction of the force on the tooth. Disregard the width of the ...
*March 26, 2013 by Sam*

**Algebra 2**

You are creating a metal border of uniform width for a wall mirror that is 20 inches by 24 inches. You have 416 square inches of metal to use. Write and solve an equation to find the border's width.
*April 12, 2012 by Lyle Eleda*

**alg 2**

A rectangular plot is 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. The area will be doubled by adding a strip at one end and another strip of the same width on one side. What would be the width of the strip?
*June 28, 2011 by Shannon*

**calculus**

A rectangular beam is cut from a cylindrical log of radius 25 cm. The strength of a beam of width w and height h is proportional to wh2. (See Figure 4.70.) Find the width and height of the beam of maximum strength.
*November 1, 2011 by Maria*

**Geometry**

If the length of one base of a trapezoid is 5, the length of the other base is 2x + 7, and the length of the midsegment is 6x – 24, what is the value of x? Show equations and all work that leads to your answer.
*January 22, 2010 by Alyssa*

**math**

the length of one board is 2feet10inches,and the length of another board is1yard1foot9inches.what is the total length of the 2boards put together?a.1yard4feet6inchesb.2yard1foot7inchesc.1yard3feet20inchesd.3yard5inches
*June 17, 2013 by babyc36*

**Math (I'm really confused). Please help.**

What is the length of approximated to the nearest tenth? A. 49 B. 32 C. 23 D. 7 Side AB has a length of 7x and Side CB has a length of 9x - 14. It is an equilateral triangle.
*February 14, 2014 by dark1*

**Math help!**

The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13 m. The length of one leg is 5 m. Find the length of the other leg. A. 14 cm B. 144 cm C. 8 cm D. 12 cm Is the answer C? Thank you
*October 30, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math**

a textbook page measures 6 inches by 9 inches. there is a margin of uniform width around all four sides of the page leaving 28 square inches for printing. find the width and height of the printing area
*December 25, 2012 by Kim*

**MATH**

The perimeter of a rectangle is 540ft. Let x represent the width of the rectangle. Write a quadratic function for the area of rectangle in terms of its width. Find the vertex of the graph of the quadratic function and interpret its meaning in the context of the problem.
*June 8, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math, please help**

A matte of uniform width is to be placed around a painting so that the area of the matted surface is equal to the area of the painting. If the dimensions of the painting are 15 cm and 10 cm, find the width of the matte. The answer is supposed to be 2.5 cm but I keep getting 12...
*November 5, 2014 by Isabelle*

**math**

the white house built 1792 is the oldest federal building in washington dc the building has undergone extensive remodeling over years the main building is four stories high and is about 170 ft long by ft wide if a replica of the white house were made with a length of 4 ft what...
*December 11, 2011 by Franklin bash*

**Math Help!!**

Bottom part of a greenhouse frame has a length of 350 cm width of 220 cm and a height of 250 cm. Angle at the peak of the roof measures 90 degrees. Sketch the frame and label it with its actual dimensions. Use a scale of 1:25 to calculate the measurements of your scale model. ...
*January 16, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Math**

math forms for construction are made of cement like the one shown. this one has a hollow cylindrical center. what is the total volume of the form? use 3.14 as an approximation for pi. round answer to nearest tenth. Diameter for cylinder is 0.5 ft Width for cube is 1 ft Length ...
*January 26, 2016 by Ayan*

**please help, math question**

A matte of uniform width is to be placed around a painting so that the area of the matted surface is equal to the area of the painting. If the dimensions of the painting are 15 cm and 10 cm, find the width of the matte. The answer is supposed to be 2.5 cm but I keep getting 12.5.
*November 5, 2014 by Isabelle*

**trig**

The hypotenuse of a right triangle has length 8 and one of the other edges has length 3. What is the sine of the angle opposite the edge of length 3? (A) 3/p55 (B) 3/8 (C)p55/8 (D) 55/64 (E) None of the above.
*May 7, 2011 by minh*

**Linear Algebra 8; Slope-Intercept Form**

A right triangle has a leg b of length 7 and a hypotenuse of length 11. What is the length of the other leg, a? Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary. A) 2.0 B) 8.5 C) 13.0 D)9.6
*February 11, 2016 by CyberDarkness*

**sewing2**

please help me i need help on these qestions ive tried doing them even asking others for help but no one seems to understand them.... Ms. Troy would like you to make a copy of an outfit that she owns and really likes—a sleeveless dress with a short-sleeve jacket. She has ...
*April 20, 2010 by katherine*

**maths**

1. A ball costing €50 was increased in price by 1%. What was the new price? 2. The perimeter of a swimming pool is 70 metres. If the width is 10 metres, what is the length of the pool? 3. A DVD player can be bought for €250 cash or for a down payment of €40 and twelve monthly ...
*November 26, 2015 by liam*