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Math
You were busy working on a problem using 4 big squares, 8 rectangles, and 8 small squares. Your partner accidentally knocked some algebra tiles off the your desk. You now have 1 big square, 3 rectangles, and 5 small squares on your desk. Write and algebraic equation that shows...
December 10, 2007 by Ellen

geometry
Given a rectangular prism with dimensions w = 3, l= 4, and h = 6. If you created a second rectangular prism with the length doubled but the height halved (and the width stays the same), which would be the relation of the second volume to the first volume?
June 25, 2010 by Superman

math
a triangle with a side of length 2/7 units and side of length 15/28 units
April 14, 2011 by michelle

English
1. Each desk has four legs. 2. Each of the desks has four legs. 3. All desks have four legs. 4. Every desk has four legs. 5. There are four legs on each desk. ----------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is wrong?
May 12, 2014 by rfvv

calculus
1.Ruth has 240 feet of fencing available to enclose a rectangular field. Express the area A of the rectangular field as a function x, where x is the length of the field. 2. For what value of x is the area largest? 3. What is the maximum area?
June 20, 2013 by tiffany

Algebra
A square and an equilateral triangle has the same perimeter. Each side of the triangle is 5 m less than twice the length of each side of the square. How long is each side of the square? Define the variables and write a system of equations. Thx! (:
February 15, 2010 by Jenica

Business Calculus
An ice cube that is 3 cm on each side is melting at a rate of 2 cm cubed per minute. how fast is the length of the side decreasing?
October 21, 2010 by Joel

geometric
The perimeter of a rectangular carpet is 70feet. The with is three -fourths the length .Find the width. 38. The length of a rectagular room is six times as the width . The perimeter 84 yards. find the width. 39. The width of a rectangle is 12 less than the length. The ...
March 13, 2007 by baby girl

MATHS
Mr.Li had a big rectangular styrofoam measuring 40cm by 40cm by 30cm. He cut cubes of side 4cm from it. What was the maximum number of cubes he could cut from the rectangular styrofoam?
September 4, 2012 by PLS HELP

Math
My teacher gave me a box and told me to see how many I could fit in the class room without taking out the heater or the desk. Ive tried many different things but I just cant figure it out. I dont know the measurments or anything. How do I do It? The desk has cupboards and ...
February 12, 2008 by Alex

Math
The length of each side of an equilateral hexagon is a whole number, and the length of each side of an equilateral octagon is a whole number. Both have the same perimeter. The perimeter must be a multiple of 16 ,18, 24,30 or 36 ?
December 20, 2012 by Mary

math
A cardboard box manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from rectangular pieces of cardboard with dimensions 40 cm by 60 cm by cutting equal squares from the four corners and turning up the sides. Find the length of the side of the cut-out square so that the box has the largest...
July 25, 2011 by Jeffrey

calculus
7. A cardboard box manufacturer wishes to make open boxes from rectangular pieces of cardboard with dimensions 40 cm by 60 cm by cutting equal squares from the four corners and turning up the sides. Find the length of the side of the cut-out square so that the box has the ...
July 30, 2011 by Jeff

algebra
the cube root of the volume of a cube gives the length of one side of the cube. volume=343cm cubed a. find the side length of the cube shown b. find the area of each face of the cube i have no idea how to do this!
September 7, 2008 by amanda

Math
A point P is uniformly chosen inside a regular hexagon of side length 3. For each side of the hexagon a line is drawn from P to the point on that side which is closest to P. The probability that the sum of the lengths of these segments is less than or equal to 9v3 can be ...
May 4, 2013 by abc Please help URGENT

math
isosceles triangle base length 21cm and side length 32cm
February 8, 2013 by Anonymous

Math- algebra
using L as the length and W is wide asume L is great then W . If a architect is makiing a swimming pool to go into a rectangular area of fencing and she uses 6 yards of fencing to enclose a rectangular area of 352 square yards what would the dinension be for L and W?
July 4, 2008 by jean

algebra
Find the length of a side of an equilateral triangle with altitude of length 6.
March 2, 2010 by chica

math
The hypotenuse of a 30- 60- 90 triangle has length 17. What is the length of the side opposite the 60 angle?
April 26, 2010 by mikemike

algebra
The length of a rectangular garden is 5 ft less than 3 times its width. If the perimeter of the garden is 22 ft, find the dimensions of the garden. I will start you off with... let the width be w, then the length is 3w - 5 I am pretty sure you can form the equation from there ...
May 13, 2007 by Dee

Math
The side of a square is 10 meters longer than the side of an equilateral triangle. The perimeter of the sqaure is 3 times the perimeter of the triangle. Find the length of each side of the triangle.
October 28, 2010 by Pat

Geometry
A triangle has side lengths 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?
September 8, 2013 by Ronnie

Physics
Suppose you are asked to determine the perimeter of a seven-sided irregular figure. You make the following measurements: Side 1 = 3.2 m Side 2 = 4.8 m Side 3 = 2.000 m Side 4 = 8.94 m Side 5 = 11 m Side 6 = 7.566 m Side 7 = 4.0 m How many significant figures should there be in...
September 6, 2012 by Kevin

Geometry
Find the length of the altitude of an isosceles triangle if one side has a length of 20 ft and a base of 14 ft?
March 9, 2011 by Jay

algebra 1
The length of a rectangle is twice the width. The perimeter is 42cm. find the length of each side.
September 8, 2011 by Anonymous

College math
The length of the sides of a triangle are given as 8, 15, 17. The hypotenuse is the side that is the length of ____?
March 13, 2014 by Cassandra

Geometry need help pls
A. A parallelogram has a 7-inch side and a 9-inch side, and the longer diagonal is 14 inches long. Find the length of the other diagonal. Do you need your calculator to do it? B. (Continuation) Evaluate 72 + 92 + 72 + 92 − 142 − d2, where d is the length of the ...
April 21, 2010 by Ella

calculus
Farmer Jones has 210 meters of fence. She wishes to construct a rectangular pen using the river as one side and dividing the pen into six separate rectangular pens as shown. What should the dimensions of the combined pens be to maximize the area enclosed? 7 vertical and one ...
May 14, 2013 by Anonymous

maths
what is the volume of box if volume of cylinder is 48.125 cubic cm, which formed by rolling a rectangular paper sheet along the length of the paper. if a cuboidal box (open lid) made from the same sheet of paper by cutting out the four square of the side 0.5 cm from each of ...
December 21, 2012 by omkar gangwar

geometry!!!! PLEASE HELP!!!!
A point P is uniformly chosen inside a regular hexagon of side length 3. For each side of the hexagon a line is drawn from P to the point on that side which is closest to P. The probability that the sum of the lengths of these segments is less than or equal to 9√3 can be...
April 29, 2013 by fweng

math
Joe plants a rectangular garden in the corner of his field. the area of the garden is 60% of the area of the field. what is the longest side length of Joe's field, in feet. Garden: 16ft x 12ft, Field: 2x ft by 2x ft.
March 5, 2012 by Jane

MATH MS.SUE HELP PLEASE!
Could somebody help me I don't understand any of this. Could someone show me or tell me how to work the problems? 1. Find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with the legs of 9cm and 12cm A.8 B.21 C.15 D.225 2.The length of a hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13cm...
October 18, 2013 by bob

algebra
the ancient greeks thought that the most pleasing shape for a rectangle was one for which the ratio of the length to the width was approximately 8 to 5, the golden ratio. if the length of a rectangular painting is 2 feet longer than its width, then for what dimensions would ...
January 21, 2010 by tina

math
the perimeter of a triangle is 195mm if the length of the sides are consecutive odd integers. what is the length of each side?
April 19, 2010 by patricia

physics
given a right triangle with hypotenuse of 12.5 cm, side y of 7.2 cm? find length of side x and size of other two angles? so you set it up as pythagoreum theory? 12.5= x^2 + 7.2
October 20, 2009 by tim

Pre-Algebra
You were busy working on a problem using 4 big squares, 8 rectangles, and 8 small squares. Your partner accidentally knocked some algebra tiles off the your desk. You now have 1 big square, 3 rectangles, and 5 small squares on your desk. Write and algebraic equation that shows...
December 10, 2007 by Ellen

Pre-Algebra
You were busy working on a problem using 4 big squares, 8 rectangles, and 8 small squares. Your partner accidentally knocked some algebra tiles off the your desk. You now have 1 big square, 3 rectangles, and 5 small squares on your desk. Write and algebraic equation that shows...
December 10, 2007 by Ellen

math
A farmer has a rectangular garden plot surrounded by 200 ft of fence. Find the length and width of the garden if its area is 2400 ft2. 2.A rectangular garden is 2 ft longer than it is wide. Its area is 783 ft2. What are its dimensions?
September 1, 2012 by monae

Math
Monte has a small rectangular herb garden that has a length 3 yd longer than twice its width. If the area of the garden is 50 yd^2, what is the length of the garden, to the nearest tenth of a yard?
December 31, 2011 by Lauren

geometry
A triangle has side lengths of 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15 in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?
February 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
2x^2+9x-5 is the area of a rectangle and one side of the rectangle is x+5, What is the other side of the rectangle? A volume of a cube is 15625cm cubed. What is the length from point A to B in the cube? Point A is on the front bottom right corner and point B is on the the ...
January 23, 2014 by Miley

Algebra
One side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter than twice the length of the shortest side. The third side is 5 inches longer than the shortest side. If the perimeter is 110 inches, find the lengths of all three sides. So what are all the three sides?
September 12, 2013 by Zack

math
a chessboard has diagonals of lengths 40 m. what is the length of each side of the board, to the nearest length of a centimeter? Explain t on reasoning.
March 15, 2008 by mota

Math
Find the length of side a in the right triangle if b=12 and c=15 I have the length as 6 but I dont think this is correct Please help
November 9, 2011 by Allison

Algebra 1
what are the length and width of a rectangle if the area is 13.5 square units and the length of one side is .5 the measure of the perimeter?
August 22, 2012 by Christina

Geometry
The length of one side of an isosceles triangle is two times the base b. This length is equal to (8b - 12),in. What is the value of b?
September 4, 2013 by Andy

algebra
To the nearest tenth of an inch, find the length of a diagonal of a square whose side length is 8 inches.
November 20, 2013 by Mathew

math
The area of a rectangular plot 24 feet long and 16 feet wide will be doubled by adding an equal distance to each side of the plot. What is the distance added to each side?
April 22, 2010 by freddy

math
A pasture has four straight sides. Three sides are 3/8 miles long. It took 1 3/8 miles of fencing to enclose the pasture. What is the length of the fourth side? Using a verbal model write an equation for this situation, where x is the length of the fourth side. Solve the ...
October 1, 2008 by kim

geometry
Can anyone help me to solve this, please? A right prism has a polygonal base with n sides. Each side has a length of 5 in. The altitude of the prism is 20 in. If the base had n+1 sides, each still having a side of length 5 in, by how much, in square inches, would the lateral ...
August 23, 2011 by scott

math
two angles in a triangle measure degreeand 38. the longest side is 24cm longer than the shortest side. write to explain how you would determine the length of the shortest side. can i use sin law or the cosine law.pls. explain..
July 11, 2011 by geekgirl95

Calculus
A rancher wants to make a rectangular pen to house her animals. She will divide it up with 3 fences down the middle parallel to one side. If she has 14000 ft of fencing to work with, what are the dimensions of the pen of greatest area? Width = Length = What is the greatest ...
July 13, 2013 by Robin

cal
a rancher has 4000 feet of fencing for constructing a rectangular corral. one side of the corral will be formed by a barn and requires no fence. three exterior fences and 2 interior fences partition the corral into 3 rectangular regions. what dimension of the corral maximize ...
April 2, 2013 by Lufy

Pre Calculas
A GARDENER HAS 60' of edging. She wants to use it to enclose a 120 square foot rectangular area. She does not have to use up all of the edging. what are the possible lengths that a side of the rectangle can have? Answer using interval notation. Hint: if the length of the ...
May 23, 2013 by Laura

Pre-Calculus
A gardener has 72' of edging. She wants to use it to enclose a 125 square foot rectangular area; she does not have to use up all of the edging. What are the possible lengths that a side of the rectangle can have? Answer using interval notation. Hint: If the length of the ...
May 30, 2013 by Trevor

math
A square and a rectangle have equal areas. The length of the rectangle is 9 cm longer than the side of the square and the width of the recangle is 6 cm shorter than the side of the square. How long is the side of the square?
November 6, 2010 by kajul

math
Kira has feet of fencing. She will use it to form three sides of a rectangular garden. The fourth side will be along a house and will not need fencing. For the area of the garden to be the maximum, how long should the side opposite the house be?
December 3, 2010 by Mary

Algbera
Afarmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. Wht is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100 ft of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area.
September 4, 2011 by Nikayla

Algebra 1
The cube root of the volume of a cube gives the length of one side of the cube . Volume:343 cm^3. A:Find the side length of the cube shown . B:Find the area of each face of the cube.
September 4, 2010 by Gaby

Pre-Calculus
A gardener has 100' of edging. She wants to use it to enclose a 130 square foot rectangular area; she does not have to use up all of the edging. What are the possible lengths that a side of the rectangle can have? Answer using interval notation. Hint: If the length of the ...
May 30, 2013 by Robert

algebra
Denis is designing a storage box in the shape of a cube.Each side of the box has a length of 10 inches. she needs more room anddecides to constructa largerbox in the shape of a cube with a volume of 2,000 cubic inches. By how many inches to the nearest tenth should she increse...
February 3, 2010 by anum

math URGENT!!!!!!!
a rectangular sheet of paper is folded in half, with the crease parallel to the shorter edge. it happens that the ratio of longer side to shorter side remains unchanged. what is this ratio? answer this and explain how u got the answer.. PLEASE??!
November 7, 2012 by dan

maths-urgently needed
The volume of a cylinder is 48.125 cm3, which is formed by rolling a rectangular paper sheet along the length of the paper. If cuboidal box (without any lid i.e., open at the top) is made from the same sheet of paper by cutting out the square of side 0.5 cm from each of the ...
January 16, 2013 by Anonymous

geometry problems (algebra)
the lengths of the triangle are consecutive odd integers, find the length of the shortest side if the perimeter is 19 units shorter than 4 times the lenghts of that side
February 7, 2012 by arvin

math
A rectangular skating rink measuring 30m by 20m is doubled in area by adding a strip at one end of the rink and a strip fo the same width along one side of the rink. Find the width of the strips if the enlarged rink is still rectangular.
December 5, 2010 by tina

math
Tommy has right rectangular prism with base length 5 and a cylinder with radius 2.5. If both objects have equal surface areas, what is : a)the height of the right rectangular prism? b) the height of the cylinder? Use Pi =3.14
April 25, 2012 by Alex

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

maths
the longer side of a parallelogram is 54cm and the corresponding altitude is 16cm. if the altitude corresponding to the shorter side is 32cm, find the length of the shorter side.
March 11, 2013 by sa

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

Calculus
A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 280 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 6 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 15 dollars per foot. Find the length L and width W (with W<= L) of the ...
November 2, 2009 by Z32

intermediate algebra
Essay.Show work.The area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 3x^2+11x+6ft^2.One side lenght of the pool is given by 3x+2ft.What is the algebraic expression for the other side of the pool.Simplify,an include correct units as part of your answer
April 12, 2012 by Lueshelle

Math algebra
the length of a rectangular photograph is 8in. more than the width. if the area is 560 in^2 what are the dimensions of the photograph? the width is____ in. and the length is ____ in.
February 15, 2013 by college student

algebra story problem
the length of a rectangular photograph is 8in. more than the width. if the area is 560 in^2 what are the dimensions of the photograph? the width is______ in. and the length is _______ in. help? thanks!
February 15, 2013 by pepper

algebra story problem
the length of a rectangular photograph is 8in. more than the width. if the area is 560 in^2 what are the dimensions of the photograph? the width is______ in. and the length is _______ in. help? thanks!
February 15, 2013 by pepper

algebra story problem
the length of a rectangular photograph is 8in. more than the width. if the area is 560 in^2 what are the dimensions of the photograph? the width is______ in. and the length is _______ in. help? thanks!
February 15, 2013 by pepper

algebra story problem
the length of a rectangular photograph is 8in. more than the width. if the area is 560 in^2 what are the dimensions of the photograph? the width is______ in. and the length is _______ in. help? thanks!
February 15, 2013 by pepper

algebra story problem
the length of a rectangular photograph is 8in. more than the width. if the area is 560 in^2 what are the dimensions of the photograph? the width is______ in. and the length is _______ in. help? thanks!
February 15, 2013 by pepper

physics
How does the volume of a cube change if the length of one side is increased by one unit, another side is decreased by one unit, and the third side is left unchanged? How does changing the shape of a container affect the volume of the matter?
March 3, 2012 by Anonymous

math
If two parallelograms are similar,what do you know about the ratios of the two side lengths within one parallelogram and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other parallelogram? the aswer is the scale factor is the ratios would be the side length of the ...
November 26, 2006 by chemiii

Math
The perimeter of a rhombus is 40 cm and the distance between a pair of parallel side is 5.6 cm. If the length of one of its diagonals is 7 cm, find the length of the other diagonal.
January 2, 2012 by Kamal

math
if a rectnagular prism has a height of h, the, width of the prism is six less than h and the length of the prism is one fourth of the length, find an equation for the volume of the rectangular prism in therms of h
December 22, 2010 by joe

math
Solve. Please show all of your work. Find the length and width of a rectangular lot with a perimeter of 108 meters if the length is 8 meters more than the width.
August 15, 2011 by christine

algebra
The area of a rectangular wall of a bran is 96 square feet. Its length is 4ft. longer than the width. Find the length and width of the wall.
September 8, 2008 by Michael

Pre-Algebra
The length of a rectangular jewelry box is 5 inches more than twice the width. The perimeter is 28 inches. Find the length and the width.
November 29, 2010 by Willie

math
A rectangular field is 35 m longer than it is wide. The length of the fence around the perimeter of the field is 290 m. What are the dimensions (length and width) of the fence?
January 4, 2013 by mary

math
A rectangular field is 35 m longer than it is wide. The length of the fence around the perimeter of the field is 290 m. What are the dimensions (length and width) of the fence?
January 4, 2013 by mary

Algebra
Hi. 1. I have a right triangle here. I know that I am to use the Pythagorean Theorem: a^2 + b^2 = c^2. In this case, side a is (x + 4) and b is x. The hypotenuse is 4 + (x + 4) So here we have the equation: (x + 4)^2 + x^2 = 4 + (x + 4)^2. I need to find the length of a (the ...
March 11, 2014 by Student

Math
Denise is designing a storage box in shape of a cube. Each side of the box has a length of 10 inches .She needs more room and decides to construct a larger box in a shape of a cube with a volume of 2000 cubic inches.By how many inches, to the nearest tenth ,should she increase...
January 29, 2010 by Natasha Rojan

arithmetic
Denise is designing a storage box in the shape of a cube. Each side of the box has a length of 10 inches. She needs more room and decides to construct a larger box in the shape of a cube with a volume of 2,000 cubic inches. By how many inches, to the nearest tenth, should she ...
February 1, 2010 by amra

algebra
Denise is designing a storage box in the shape of a cube. Each side of the box has a length of 10 inches. She needs more room and decides to construct a larger box in the shape of a cube with a volume of 2,000 cubic inches. By how many inches, to the nearest tenth, should she ...
February 1, 2010 by amra

math
i have trouble finding the answer to this and how to srt. there is a square and i havbe to find the area. HOweever inside the square is a triangle. the base of the triangle is 3 and the leg is 7. no height is given. plz help. Is this a right triangle? Is the base or leg equal ...
July 14, 2007 by liz

math
Mrs Harvey Wants To Put a 50 m Long Fence around Her Rectangular Garden. She Only Needs To Fence In 3 Sides Because The Other Side Is Alongside Her House. y=length x=width (a) Write an Expression For y In Terms of x (b) Write an Expression For The Area ( A ) Of The Garden , In...
March 8, 2014 by Josh

geometry
An architect plans to draw a rectangular patio with segment LM representing one side of the rectangle. He wants to construct a line passing through Q and parallel to side LM. He uses a straightedge and compass to complete some steps of the construction as shown. Which of these...
May 6, 2012 by Anonymous

geometry
An architect plans to draw a rectangular patio with segment LM representing one side of the rectangle. He wants to construct a line passing through Q and parallel to side LM. He uses a straightedge and compass to complete some steps of the construction as shown. Which of these...
July 9, 2012 by Anonymous

algebra
Jeffrey is building a rectangular flower garden, width is "w" and length is w + 3. Write a a mathematical expression for the length and an algebraic expression for the area of the garden in binomial descending order.
March 24, 2010 by Ina Boston

algebra
find a table or other rectangular object and measure the length width and perimeter use feet or inches as your unit of measure express the length in terms of the width
February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

math
i am having serious optimization problems. i don't get it!!! plz help. a 216-m^2 rectangular pea patch is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into two equal parts by another fence parallel to one of the sides. what dimensions for the outer rectangle will require the smallest...
November 5, 2007 by beckii

algerbra
the length of a rectangular jewlery box is 6 inches more than twice the width. the perimeter is 54 inches find length and width.
October 12, 2010 by donna

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