Thursday

October 8, 2015
Number of results: 619

**12th grade**

A farmer has 100 yards of fencing to form two identical rectangular pens and a third pen that is twice as long as the other two pens, as shown in the diagram to the right. All three pens have the same width, x. Which value of y produces the maximum total fenced area?
*December 2, 2010 by Richard Steele*

**Math**

A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular region with 196 meters of fencing in such a way that the length is twice the width and that the region is divided along its length into two equal parts. What is the length and width in meters?
*September 17, 2013 by Emily*

**Precalculus**

a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet c) 256 feet d) 257 feet please show work! i need help fast
*March 29, 2010 by Help now fast due tommorow*

**Precalculus**

a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet c) 256 feet d) 257 feet please show work! i need help fast
*March 29, 2010 by Help now fast due tommorow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!*

**math VERY URGENT+IMPORTANT**

Farmer McDonald is building a fence. He will place posts six feet apart and stretch the wire fencing between the posts. If his pasture is thirty-six feet long and twelve feet across, how many posts will he need? Please help immediately1
*November 6, 2012 by Anonymous*

**english II**

Error in consistency and parallelism. the answer is c. A.Actually, the pineapple was a symbol of hospitality. B.Everything that King Midas touched turned to gold, including his food and water. C.The farmer butchered the pig he had raised on a table behind the barn. D.Now ...
*November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta*

**english II**

Error in position of modifiers. the answer is c. A.Actually, the pineapple was a symbol of hospitality. B.Everything that King Midas touched turned to gold, including his food and water. C.The farmer butchered the pig he had raised on a table behind the barn. D.Now remembered ...
*November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta*

**Econ quick**

9. Which circumstance is most likely to cause a farmer to store soybeans for future sale instead of selling them right after harvest? The government imposes an excise tax effective next year. The government lifts restrictions on the importation of soybeans. Inflation is ...
*January 22, 2014 by Lana Del Rey*

**Calculus**

A ostrich farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into four pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). He has 820 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the largest possible total area of the four pens?
*April 25, 2011 by Amanda*

**Calculus**

A pig farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into six pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). There are 610 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the largest possible total area of the six pens?
*April 26, 2012 by Christie*

**Algebra**

A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular region using part of his barn for one side and fencing for remaining sides. The area of the region is maximized when the width is 30 feet. a.) write an equation that could model the area as a function of the width. Let P equal the amount...
*September 20, 2012 by Kristen*

**Math**

A pig farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into three pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). There are 940 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the largest possible total area of the three pens?
*December 10, 2014 by Winston*

**Calculus**

A farmer wishes to enclose a long rectangular pin that will then be divided into four separated, adjacent pins (all 4 pins are in a row) for different breeds of farm animals. He has 1100 feet of fencing available for use. What should the dimensions of the pin be so that he is ...
*December 1, 2011 by Kirsten*

**Math**

A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular pasture adjacent to a river. (see figure). The pasture must contain 320,000 square meters in order to provide enough grass for the herd. What dimensions will require the least amount of fencing if no fencing is needed along the river? x...
*March 4, 2012 by Malika*

**MATH grade 10**

please help me, please. a farmer is building a circular corral to hold a live stock. with distances measured in metres, the shape of the corral is modelled by the equation x squared plus y squared equals 64. find length reqiured for the fencing of the correl? i don't get how ...
*October 6, 2009 by sameul *

**math**

if I brought 6 horses and 7 cows for total cost of $2500 and a farmer buys 13 cows and 1 horse for total cost of $2310 what is the price of the cows and the horses each,
*May 16, 2012 by Anonymous*

**critically anazlyzing images and using them**

Question 12 Which of the following visual arguments contains an ethical appeal? none of the above 1 a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state an advertisement for corn seed that shows a farmer and his family standing next to a tractor with their farmstead ...
*April 28, 2010 by christopher*

**math**

a farmer bought chickens, goats and sheep. He bought 100 animals and spent $100. how many of each animal did he buy If this is an algebra problem, you need to know the cost of each animal. There is not enough information. sorry, the cost of a chicken is .50 goat is $3.50 and ...
*August 18, 2005 by Jonathan*

**English**

1. Which of the following would not be a helpful audiovisual aid for a presentation on drought? a poster on the effects of drought in regions around the world a short video of a farmer talking about the difficulties caused by drought an icebreaker cartoon that you think is ...
*April 11, 2013 by Cassie*

**math**

If A farmer uses a large tractor,she can plow a filed in eight hours. Her sister, using a smaller tractor can plow the same field in 12 hrs. How many hours would it take to plow the field if they worked together ? Express your answer as a mixed number and show your work.
*January 8, 2009 by bailteeeydh*

**visual images and how to use them**

Question 12 Which of the following visual arguments contains an ethical appeal? none of the above 1 a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state an advertisement for corn seed that shows a farmer and his family standing next to a tractor with their farmstead behind...
*April 29, 2010 by christopher*

**visual images and how to use them**

Question 12 Which of the following visual arguments contains an ethical appeal? none of the above 1 a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state an advertisement for corn seed that shows a farmer and his family standing next to a tractor with their farmstead ...
*May 1, 2010 by christopher*

**Math**

A farmer has 80 feet of fencing, which she plans to use to fence in a plot of land for a pigpen. If she chooses to enclose a plot along the broad side of her barn, what is the largest area that can be enclosed? (Note: The side along the barn will not require fencing)
*January 31, 2012 by Chelsea*

**7th grade math**

A farmer grows 196 pounds of potatoes. He sells them to a grocer who divides them into 5 pound and 20 pound bags. if the grocer uses the same number of 5 pounds and 20 pound bags, how many bags of each did he use?
*May 12, 2010 by Chris*

**science (any tutor)**

a farmer sprays insecticide on his crops and notices that the insect pest problems disappear. a year later he tries the same insecticide only to find that he did not achieve the same result. the insect population shows resistance to the insecticide.This is na example of _____ ...
*May 18, 2015 by Anonymous*

**algebra 1**

A farmer can plow a given field in 7 hours. If his son helps him, they can plow the field together in 4 hours. How long would it take his son to plow the field alone? Express your answer as a fraction reduced to lowest terms, if needed.
*October 6, 2015 by Tina*

**math**

A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular region, using part of his barn for one side and fencing for the other three sides. If the side parallel to the barn is to be twice the length of an adjacent side, and the area of the region is to be 512 ft2, how many feet of fencing ...
*September 24, 2011 by brit*

**biology**

a farmer sprays insecticide on his crops and notices that the insect pest problems disappear. a year later he tries the same insecticide only to find that he did not achieve the same result. the insect population shows resistance to the insecticide. This is an example of ...
*February 21, 2014 by Skyler*

**visual images and how to use them**

Question 12 Which of the following visual arguments contains an ethical appeal? none of the above 1 a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state an advertisement for corn seed that shows a farmer and his family standing next to a tractor with their farmstead behind...
*April 28, 2010 by Christopher*

**English**

Using the correct form of (eat, ate, sit, set) 1.Someone (eat) all the leftover sandwiches. 2.Thank you, but I have already (ate, eaten) lunch. 3.After splitting the logs, the farmer (sat, set) his ax on the ground. 1.ate 2.eaten 3.set
*February 14, 2011 by Jack*

**word problem**

a farmer has 800 yards of fencing to enclose a rectangular pasture. Since one side of the pasture boarders a river that side does not need to be fenced. if the side perpendicular to the river must be twice as long as the side parallel to the river, what are the dimensions of ...
*July 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**biology**

A farmer sprays insecticide on his crops and notices that the insect pest problem disappears. A year later he tries the same insecticide only to find that he did not achieve the same result. The insect population shows resistance to the insecticide. This is an example of ____ ...
*May 13, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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*

**POL 201**

Q:An independent regulatory authority, like the Federal Reserve Board. A)is subject to legislative oversight. B)operates independently of both the President and Congress. C)takes orders from the President. D)engages in partisan politics Q:A clientelist is often appointed to be...
*May 20, 2014 by Tiff*

**Research Methods**

A researcher wants to obtain a random sample of the 800 cows from a local farm. He decides to ask the farmer to give him the ear tag numbers of 100 cows he can use in his study. The researcher puts these tag numbers into a hat and randomly chooses 40 to include in his study.
*October 15, 2011 by Jill*

**geometry**

A farmer has 30yd of fencing and wants to enclose an area beside his barn. What are the dimensions of the region of maximal area, and what is that maximal area if the region is an is isosceles triangle with its base along side of the barn. Given -> legs of length 15, x = 1/...
*December 13, 2011 by david*

**math**

Farmer Joe has a square piece of property surrounded by a fence. On 0.5 of the fenced property there is corn growing. On 0.6 of the remaining fenced area there are tomatoes planted. Which expression can be used to determine how much of the fenced area has tomatoes planted on it?
*September 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Precalculus help fast**

a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet c) 256 feet d) 257 feet please show work! i need help fast
*March 29, 2010 by Arielt*

**PHYSICS**

The latent heat of fusion of water is 3.34 x 105 J/kg. A farmer places a barrel containing 1000 kg of water in his barn one winter's night. When the water cools to 0oC, it begin to freeze. How much heat does the water give out while it is freezing until it has all become ice ...
*August 15, 2011 by Maggie*

**AP macroeconomics**

Ok, I have a question. There is a production possibilities frontier graph (it's linear) labeled with 2 products that can be made on the axes for 2 sets of data regarding each person (rancher and farmer.) A point is labeled in the middle of the line of data that represents the ...
*October 5, 2011 by joseph*

**math**

Many of the immigrants settled on farm land and they had to drive to town for supplies. One farmer drives to town at 36 miles per hour and returns at 48 miles per hour. If his total driving time is 3 ½ hours, how far is his farm from town?
*November 21, 2011 by tiffany mccormick*

**math**

Many of the immigrants settled on farm land and they had to drive to town for supplies. One farmer drives to town at 36 miles per hour and returns at 48 miles per hour. If his total driving time is 3 ½ hours, how far is his farm from town?
*November 21, 2011 by tiffany mccormick*

**English**

Position of Modifiers (errors in the placement of a modifier in a sentence) Answer Actually, the pineapple was a symbol of hospitality. Everything that King Midas touched turned to gold, including his food and water. The farmer butchered the pig he had raised on a table behind...
*April 28, 2011 by Kimberly*

**History Check Please (No Rude Comments)**

Before the Civil War most cattle were not (1 point) on the open range. on South Texas ranches.* slaughtered for their hides. shipped to cities in the northeast. 6. After the Civil War, (1 point) many plantations were divided into smaller farms.* plantations increased in size. ...
*March 20, 2015 by SmartyPants*

**Logical, ethical and emotional appeal**

Question 12 Which of the following visual arguments contains an ethical appeal? none of the above 1 a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state an advertisement for corn seed that shows a farmer and his family standing next to a tractor with their farmstead behind...
*May 2, 2010 by christopher*

**math**

a farmer has 120 m of fencing to make two identical rectangular enclosures using an existing wall as one side of each enclosure. The dimensions of each closure are x metres and y metres as shown. Obtain and expression in terms of x only for the total area of two enclosures, ...
*December 3, 2014 by mecake2*

**Socials**

What effect did the highland clearances and the Irish potato famine have on canada? Do ayou know anyone of Irish or Scottish ancestry? How and when did their family come ot canada? Pretend you are a scottish or Irish farmer who must immigrate. Write a short speech to your ...
*November 30, 2009 by Sara*

**math**

A farmer has $100.he has to buy 100 farm animals.He has to spend exactly $100 and get exactly 100 farm animals. Whats a solution for this problem
*May 18, 2010 by Francisca*

**math**

A farmer has 1000ft of fence and wishes to enclose the largest possible area that has four individual square pens bordered by a rectangular pen of a different width on each end. what are the overall dimensions of the fence area with maximum square footage? so far i thought i ...
*December 23, 2009 by matt*

**Math**

A farmer uses a conveyor belt to move grain from ground level into a storage silo. The conveyor has a length of 9 metres. Its angle of elevation can be adjusted from 5° to 20°. The silo has an opening that can accommodate the conveyor belt at its lowest and highest settings. ...
*May 27, 2012 by Henry P*

**Algebra 2**

A farmer has 120 ft. of fencing available to enclose 2 adjacent rectangular pens alongside his barn. NO fencing is required along the bard side. He needs to have a total of 930 sq.ft. Determine the width (x) and the combined length of the pens. There are two solutions. One is ...
*April 24, 2012 by Nancy*

**physics**

a farmer drives a 0.100 kg iron spike with a 2.00 kg sledge hammer. the sledge hammer moves at a speed of 3.00 m/s and comes to rest on the spike after each swing. assuming all the energy is absorbed by the nail and ignoring the work by the nail, how much would the nails ...
*January 12, 2013 by tulip*

**calculus**

A farmer has 180 feet of fence and wants a pen to adjoin to the whole side of the 120 foot barn as shown. What should the dimentions be for maximum area. Note that in this case Write the equation for perimeter of the three sided rectangle. Write the equation for area in terms ...
*May 23, 2007 by Anonymous*

**math**

A farmer wants to construct a pen with 100 feet fencing. The pen will be divided into two areas. Find the dimensions of the big pen. You may use your calculator or the fact that the x-coordinate of the vertex of a parabola is x=-b/2a. I would like to show a picture but somehow...
*March 21, 2014 by dave*

**Ms. Sue**

Ms. Sue, as you know Im working on the diaries of the immigrant experience. What Id like to know is that how did pioneers start businesses? My person has lots of grain, and so I could start a business with that, be a grain merchant, but how does this business start? Also could...
*February 13, 2011 by Sara*

**Prob and Stats**

A lot of pigs should be shipped to marken when their average weight is 220lb. If the pigs are too light, then fewer total pounds are sold. If the pigs are too heavy, then a lower price is recieved. To determine what a lot of pigs should be shipped, the farmer weighs a sample ...
*November 14, 2009 by Statistics help!*

**Elementary Algebra**

The manager of a farmer's market has 500lb of grain that costs $1.20 per pound. How many pounds of meal costing $.80 per pound should be mixed with the 500lb of grain to produce a mixture that costs $1.05 per pound?
*March 16, 2013 by Takeyia Patrick*

**College Cal 1**

A farmer wants to fence off a rectangular field of area 15000 square feet using barbed wire fencing. SInce the opposite of the road is a corn-field, he wants a two-strand fence along the road, and one strand on each of the other three sides. What are the dimensions of the ...
*April 14, 2014 by DJ*

**math, Please Helppp!!!!!!!! Lost paper!**

I lost my paper for the Math Riddle Pizazz page 167 about solving systems of equations and I no longer have the problems. (It is the "did you hear about the farmer who fed his cows birdseed.." page) What are the math problems for it?!?
*March 1, 2011 by Caroline*

**math**

Farmer john has hens, geese, ducks, and two goats the number of hens equals the number if geese and ducks combined . There are 5 fewer geese than ducks. If the total number of animals is 40 how many are ducks
*September 25, 2014 by angel*

**MATH**

Rachel sold a total of 8/10 pound of apples and berries at farmer's market . The Weight of the apples is 3/4 of the total weight of the fruit. What is the weight of the berries ? A. 1/20 pounds B. 1/4 pounds C. 1/2 pounds D. 3/5 pounds pls show the work n explain THANK YOU
*August 17, 2015 by SAI*

**Calculus**

A farmer wants to build a rectangular pen and then divide it with two interior fences. The total area is to be 2484ft^2. The exterior fence costs $18.00 per foot and the interior fence costs $16.50 per foot. Find the dimensions of the pen that will minimize the cost. What is ...
*July 15, 2012 by Catie *

**Calculus Help **

Farmer Brown wants to fence in a rectangular plot in a large field, using a straight rock wall that is already there as the north boundary. The fencing for the east and west sides of the plot will cost $3 a yard, but she needs to use special fencing, which will minimize the ...
*April 24, 2014 by Chris*

**Physics**

A farmer drives a 0.100 kg iron spike with a 2.00 kg sledge hammer. The sledge hammer moves at a constant speed of 3.99 m/s until it comes to rest on the spike after each swing. Assuming all the energy is absorbed by the nail, and ignoring the work done by the nail on the ...
*January 16, 2014 by Holly*

**Math **

Farmer Bob is considering buying a new field that is next to one he already owns. The field he is considering is a perfect square. The fence along each side of this square field is made of old logs and is a third of a mile lone. If he can walk at a rate of three miles per hour...
*February 8, 2013 by Isabel*

**English help**

1. Which of the following sentences is written in the active voice? A.) The wedding dress was sewn by Katie. B.) The red barn was painted by the farmer. C.) The boy jumped on the trampoline.*** D.) The chocolate cake will be served to the queen. 2. Which of the following ...
*August 14, 2014 by Cassie*

**math**

Mr Smith is a farmer. He stores his hay in a shed the shape of a cone. The base has a radius of 30 ft and it is 40 ft. tall. How much hay can he fit in the shed? Leave th answer in terms of pie.( I will use ^ as my pie symbol here) I did v=1/3 BH v=1/3^r2h v=1/3^30squared(40) ...
*March 15, 2013 by ES*

**Science **

fill in the blank questions monotremes, marsupials, and placentals have the same _____ known as the therapsid. a farmer sprays insecticide on his crops and notices that the insect pest problems disappear. a year later he tries the same insecticide only to find that he did not ...
*April 3, 2014 by Anon*

**math**

Equivalencies If A, then B is equivalent to If not B, then not A Not (A and B) is equivalent to not A OR not B Not (A or B) is equivalent to not A AND not B Can you give an equivalent statement to 1. If an Iowa farmer does not grow corn or beans, then he grows alfalfa. 2. It ...
*September 12, 2012 by Pat*

**grammer**

please check and let me know if this is correct. What the teacher is asking for for the sentence be changed to is to the left. Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin ...
*July 17, 2007 by ann*

**maths**

a farmer divided his land into two for his sons ram and sham. ram divided it further for two of his sons, hari and gopal. what fraction of the total land do gopal and sham have?
*October 20, 2014 by sidharth*

**3D Shapes & Scale**

A farmer makes hay bales that are 1m cubes. His trailer can haul 128 hay bales at once. He is going to buy a new machine that makes hay bales that are 2cm cubes. How many bales will fit on the trailer now? (Assume they all fit evenly) Show calculations
*May 25, 2014 by Jane*

**Pre Calculus**

He needs two adjacent rectangular enclosures - he has 300 feet of fencing. a. find a function that models the total area of enclosures with respect to the width of the enclosures. b. write your function in vertex form using the vertex formula. c. what is the largest area that ...
*September 29, 2013 by emily*

**Math**

Two farmers use combines to harvest corn from their fields. One farmer has 600 acres of corn, and the other has 1000 acres of corn. Each former's combine can harvest 100 acres per day. Write two equations for the number of acres y of corn not harvested after x days. Are the ...
*November 19, 2011 by Jane*

**business law**

Fess, a farmer, contracted to sell his cabbage crop to Chris C. for $475, the contract being made one week before the harvest. The contract was oral. After the harvest Fess quickly sold the crop to Don Trump instead for $700 when Trump called and offered to pay immediately ...
*October 26, 2009 by BON*

**Business Law**

Fess, a farmer, contracted to sell his cabbage crop to Chris C. for $475, the contract being made one week before the harvest. The contract was oral. After the harvest Fess quickly sold the crop to Don Trump instead for $700 when Trump called and offered to pay immediately ...
*October 26, 2009 by BON*

**Business law**

Fess, a farmer, contracted to sell his cabbage crop to Chris C. for $475, the contract being made one week before the harvest. The contract was oral. After the harvest Fess quickly sold the crop to Don Trump instead for $700 when Trump called and offered to pay immediately ...
*March 22, 2010 by Sandy*

**Really bad interpreter**

Can some one explain this to me????? "The American farmer, (says this gentleman) has more simplicity and honesty-we more art and chicanery; they have more of nature, and we more of the world. Nature, indeed, formed our features and intellects very much alike; but while we have...
*March 7, 2011 by High school*

**6th grade math**

a farmer is rewarded for saving the king. he can either get 1000 gold bars up front or payment over time for 100 days which begins at 2 gold bars the first day, 4 the second, 8 the third, 16 the fourth, and so on. which one should he choose and why. Show how you got the answer...
*August 17, 2009 by m-cook*

**Predict**

In 1955 each farm worker in the United States produced enough food to feed 20 people. By 1960 farming methods had improved, and one worker could supply 25 people. By 1965 that number became 40 people. In 1970 it was 45 people.In 1975 it increased to 60 people. In 1980 one farm...
*November 1, 2011 by Bob*

**PREDICT**

In 1955 each farm worker in the United States produced enough food to feed 20 people. By 1960 farming methods had improved, and one worker could supply 25 people. By 1965 that number became 40 people. In 1970 it was 45 people.In 1975 it increased to 60 people. In 1980 one ...
*November 1, 2011 by Bob*

**math**

1. A farmer had several pens out by the barn. He had used 17 lenghts of fence to make the pens, but now he needs to use six of those fence lengths for another project. He wants to remove six fence lenghts but still have two square pens remaing. Which lenghts should he remove?
*December 4, 2009 by fko*

**reading**

Joseph Palmer In 1830, a Massachusetts farmer named Joseph Palmer moved to the city, only to find that people continually reacted to him with anger and hatred. Why? Palmer certainly wasn’t an amoral man—no, he had a strong sense of right and wrong. He was a friendly and ...
*November 24, 2014 by yaiay*

**avd. math**

farmer joe needs cows pigs an chickens cows cost 10.00 each and pigs cost .50 cents each,an chickens are 10 cents.he needs 100 animals an he only has 100 dollars . let x=cow, y=pig, and z=chicken 10x + .5y +.1z = 100 x + y + z = 100 substitute & get the answer.
*August 8, 2006 by taylor*

**Latin**

The sentence is: Agricolae equi in reginae terra (with a macron) sunt. The answer is "the farmer's horses are on the queen's land." What ending are you supposed to use for something following an 's or s'? Doesn't this sentence use two different endings for the same instance? ...
*March 16, 2009 by Jeremy*

**Math**

A farmer has 450m of fencing to enclose a rectangular area and divide it into two sections. a) Write an equation to express the total area enclosed as a function of the width. b) Determine the doman and range of this area function. c) Determine the dimensions that give the ...
*September 14, 2008 by May*

**area and perimeter**

a farmer wishes to build a fence around a rectangular field and divide it into two equal parts as well.the dividing fence must be parallel to one of the side of the field. you are asked to find dimension of the field of maximum area that you can fence and divide in two equal ...
*February 13, 2014 by malobisa*

**Calculus Word Problem**

A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? The image looks like this: box box box box box box also: If the interior fencing is $3.00 per foot ...
*April 10, 2013 by Henry*

**math**

Farmer Brown had some animals. One-fourth were horses, one-half were cows, and the rest were pigs. He had 8 pigs. How many animals did he have altogether? I know you would get a common denominator for 1/4 and 1/2 which would be 4 so you would have 1/4+2/4= 3/4 and then take 4/...
*February 4, 2009 by Bob*

**science **

If a farmer plants the same crop in a field year after year the soil becomes less fertile. What causes this decrease in fertility ? a) erosion b) lack of water c) loss of topsoil d) loss of nutrients How do decomposes increase the fertility of soil ? a) by storing moisture in ...
*March 10, 2014 by victoria*

**calculus**

a farmer wishes to fence off a rectangular plot of land, using an existing wall as one of the sides . the total are enclosed must be 600 square yards. the fence on the side parallel to the wall will cost 20$ per yard, while the fences on the other side will cost 30$ per yard. ...
*April 2, 2014 by tttt*

**math**

Mary bought some peppers and apples at the farmer's market. 2/3 of the peppers and 3/4 of the apples were red. the number of red peppers and red apples were the same. if mary bought 27 peppers how many apples did dhe buy?
*August 22, 2012 by Dell*

**Math**

1. A gardener has 140 feet of fencing to fence in a rectangular vegetable garden. Find the dimensions of the largest area he can fence. Find the possible rectangular area he can enclose. 2. Suppose a farmer has a large piece of land and he wants to make a rectangular fence for...
*August 13, 2014 by Regina*

**Dangling Modifiers**

Would someone please check these for me to see if they are right. Flying over the oak tree, the farmer saw the flock of birds that had damaged his crops. CHANGED TO :The Farmer saw the flock of birds that had been damasging his crops flying over the oak tree. Ironing out all ...
*July 23, 2006 by todd*

**11th grade math**

A farmer wants to fence in 60 000m^2 of land in a rectangular field along a straight road. The fencing that he plans to use along the road is $10 per meter and the fencing that he plans to use for the other three sides costs $5 per meter. a) How much of each type of fence ...
*March 25, 2012 by jenna*

**Math**

What do you call an angle more than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees? Obtuse How many equal sides does an icosahedron have? Twenty A farmer grows 252 kilograms of apples. He sells them to a grocer who divides them into 5 kilogram and 2 kilogram bags. If the grocer uses the...
*March 28, 2012 by Rezu*

**Algebra**

a farmer wants to enclose a rectangle garden using the sides of her barn as one side of the rectangle. what is the maximum area which she can enclose with 60ft of fence? what should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area? Max area which she can enclose with 60ft of ...
*April 29, 2012 by ShelbyA*

**Grammar/english**

Can someone check these for me please and if I am wrong please tell me where and why or what should i put to make it right. The following grammar sentences need to follow the rule of "Dangling Modifiers",if they need no change write no change. 1.Flying over the oak tree, hte ...
*October 18, 2006 by Jasmine07202006*

**Math**

At the regional swim meet the swimmer with the fastest time finished in 2 5/6 minutes. The last place finisher has a time of 4 2/3 minutes. What was the difference in minutes between the first and last place? A.2 1/6 B.1 5/6 C.2 1/5 D.1 1/6 B? Farmer Brown has a farm of 75 ...
*November 10, 2012 by Jerald*

**Algebra**

Word Problems: 1. A farmer has 2400 feet of fencing and wants to fence off a rectangular field that borders a straight river. If he needs no fence along the river, what are the dimensions of the field that he can fence with the largest area? Find the area of the field. 2. If ...
*August 13, 2014 by Piper*