math
posted by john .
the height of a soccer goal is 0.5 feet more than one third of its width. if the area of this goal is 117ft^2, find the width of the goal

math 
PsyDAG
Let x = width, then 1/3x+.5 = height
Area = h * w
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

communication
Social science research indicates which one of the following sequences of events? 
Calculus
A kicker is setting up for a field goal. The goal is 120 feet away and 10 feet high. The kicker can give an initial speed of 75 ft/s to the ball. What range of angles of elevation are possible to kick the ball so it passes over the … 
Trig
A soccer goal is 24 feet wide. Point A is 40 feet in front of the center of the goal. Point B is 40 feet in front of the right goal post. Which angle is larger A or B? 
math
If a football goal is a 11.50 meters in height how long is the width 
Geometry
a soccer goal is 24 feet wide. point a is 40 feet in front of the center of the goal. point b is 40 feet in front of the right goal post. from which point would you have a better chance of scoring a goal? 
Physic: Projectile Motion
a soccer player shoots a soccer ball at the opposing goal from 15 m away. If the ball leaves his foot at an angle of 20(degree) with the ground, what must its initial velocity be if it enter the goal 2.0 m above the ground? 
Math
Jason is a salesperson in the electronics department store. He is 38% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn %450. For each CD player he sells, he earns $57. How many CD players does he need to sell in order to meet his … 
Math
Alex made a sketch for a homemade soccer goal he plans to build. The goal will be in the shape of a triangular prism. The legs of the right triangles at the sides of his goal measure 4 ft and 8 ft, and the opening along the front is … 
Psychology
A company that wants to increase the productivity of its workers should set which kind of goal? 
character education
As a general rule, if the adversity experienced in obtaining a goal is great, then _____________________. the goal should be abandoned the goal is worth more the goal is not a worthy one B?