# In order to swim one mile in a rectangular pool, I must swim the length of the pool 80 times or swim all the way around the perimeter of the pool 22 times. How wide is the pool?

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1. ### Math

In order to swim one mile in a rectangular pool, I must swim the length of the pool 80 times or swim all the way around the perimeter of the pool 22 times. How wide is the pool? (1 mile = 5,280feet) so would I take 5280 divided by 80 for a total of 66 then subtract 22 from the...
2. ### Algebra

HELP!!! Super confused. Here's the problem. Today while Don was swimming, he started wondering how many lengths he would have to swim in order to swim different distances. At one end of the pool, he stopped, gasping for breath, and asked the lifeguard. She told him that 1 ...
3. ### Math

Freshman math question, super confused! Today while Don was swimming, he started wondering how many lengths he would have to swim in order to swim different distances. At one end of the pool, he stopped, gasping for breath, and asked the lifeguard. She told him that 1 length ...
4. ### math

mr. ming may swim the perimeter of Pool A or Pool B. In which pool must he swim farther? How much farther? Pool A measurements: 10m, 2m Pool B: 7m, 7,
5. ### math

mr. ming may swim the perimeter of Pool A or Pool B. In which pool must he swim farther? How much farther? Pool A measurements: 10m, 2m Pool B: 7m, 7m
6. ### Math

My cousin Robert was pushed into a pool. The pool was 6 feet Wide and 10 feet deep. The pool had soft walls. How did my Cousin Robert Emerge from the pool? Ans__________ Hint- We do not know if it's filled with water or not. It is a round pool. It is a ground pool.It has no ...
7. ### Math;Pre-Algebra

My cousin Robert was pushed into a pool. The pool was 6 feet Wide and 10 feet deep. The pool had soft walls. How did my Cousin Robert Emerge from the pool? Ans__________ Hint- We do not know if it's filled with water or not. It is a round pool. It is a ground pool.It has no ...
8. ### Math

Zain goes swimming. He swims the first length of the pool in 2.5 minutes. The time he takes to swim each length is 10 seconds more than he took to swim the previous length. A. Find the time Zain takes to swim the fifth length. B. Find the time taken for Zain to swim a total of...
9. ### Math

A swimming pool is 50 meters long. If I swim 60 lengths of the pool each day for one week (7 days) how many kilometers did I swim? Would the answer be 1050km? 50m * .05km * 60 *7 = 1050km
10. ### Geometry.

A park has a circular swimming pool. The diameter of the pool is 18 ft. What is the distance traveled if you swim around the edge of the pool once? Use pi = 3.14 A) 36 ft B) 169.65 ft C) 113.10 ft D) 56.52 ft I think it is [D] but I'm not sure.
11. ### English

Can you swim? 1. Yes, I can swim very well. 2. Yes, I can swim a little. 3. Yes, I can swim a bit. 4. Yes, I can swim just a little bit. 5. Yes, I can swim just a little. 6. No, I cannot swim well. 7. No, I can't swim. 8. No, I can't swim at all. 9. No, I can hardly swim. 10, ...
12. ### Math

The length of a pool is 8 times less than 5 times the width of the rectangular pool. The total distance around the pool is 140 feet. What is the actual length and width of the pool? what is the volume of the pool if the pool is 4 feet deep?
13. ### Math

A rectangular swimming pool is 6 meters longer than the width of the pool. A pool deck (sidewalk) that surrounds the pool is 4 meters wide (all the way around the pool). The combined area of the pool deck and pool together (outer rectangle) has an area of 576 square meters ...
14. ### math

A swimming pool is 50 meters long. Jamie swam 60 lengths of the pool in one week. How many kilometers did she swim?I'm not sure how to do this. 50 x 60 = 3,000
15. ### algebra

keisha told her swim coach that she would swim at least half a mile. If one lap is 50 yards, what is the fewest number of laps she must swim?
16. ### Math

A swimming pool is in the shape of a cuboid with dimensions 50 metres long by 25 metros wide by 2.5 metres deep. If the pool is completely filled with water, calculate a) the volume of water in the pool b) the longest straight distance a swimmer could swim in the pool c0 the ...
17. ### English

On the way to Spo1 Park, I saw clothes on sale, which were cheap clothes. From the street vender, I bought some clothes before. This day, I bought 6 clothes at 20,000 won. I could buy the size 35 trousers, which were fit for my waist, though the trousers were kind of big for ...
18. ### physics

An athlete leaves one end of a pool of length L at t = 0 and arrives at the other end at time t1. She swims back and arrives at the starting position at time t2. If she is swimming initially in the positive x direction, determine her average velocities symbolically in the ...
19. ### Physics

an athlete leaves one end of a pool pf length l at t=0 and arrives at the other end at the time t1. she swim back and arrived at the starting position at the time t2. if she is swimming initially in the position x direction. determine her average velocities symbolically in (a...
20. ### math

The perimeter of a rectangular pool is 84 feet. The width of the pool is half the length. What are the measurements of the rectangular pool?
21. ### math

The length of a rectangular swimming pool is 24m more than twice its width. The perimeter of the pool is 108m. Determine the dimensions of the pool.
22. ### Language

Is this correct? Lessons are what we took at the pool to learn to swim better. Answer: to learn to swim better, we took lessons at the pool.
23. ### geometry

the perimeter of a rectangular swimming pool is 40 ft. the length of the pool is 12 ft. what is the area of the pool
24. ### math

dimensions of a pool the perimeter of a rectangular swimming pool is 192 feet find the length and the width of the pool if its width is one third of its length
25. ### Math

Ali has a rectangular pool around which he wants to construct a fence. The pool is 10 m long and 6 m wide, and he wants the fence to be 2 m from the edge of the pool on all sides. He want to pave the area around the pool and within the fence. How many square metres of paving ...
26. ### math

A garden has a rectangular pool in it with a width that is twice its length. If the land around the pool is 4 meters on all sides and the total area of the land is 136 m^2, what are the dimensions of the pool?
27. ### Algebra

A rectangular lap pool has a constant depth. The length of the pool is 9 times the width, and the surface area of the water is 81 square feet. What are the dimensions of the pool? Include units.
28. ### math

A rectangular pool's depth is 1m at the shallow end and gradually increases to 4m at the deep end. The pool is 32m in length and 12m width. 1. calculate the total surface area (m squared) of the pool. 2. The cost of painting the pool at \$5 per square foot. 3. the amount of ...
29. ### math

Jessica is swimming in the 500 meter race. It takes her 1 minute and 35 seconds to swim one lap in an Olympic sized pool(it's only 50 meters long). How long will it take her to swim the 500 meter race?
30. ### Calc

This summer Borice decides to put a rectangular swimming pool in his back yard. The material he uses for the border of the length of the pool costs \$10 per foot and the material he uses for the width costs \$5 per foot. He would like spend \$1,000 on the perimeter of the pool. ...
31. ### ALgebra

a swim club requires a \$120 membership, plus \$4 each swim. How much would a person pay to swim 35 times?
32. ### English

On summer vacation, I went to Spo1 Park. I went there by car. In the swimming pool of Spo1 Park, I enjoyed swimming and learned how to swim on my back (how to swim the backstroke, how to do the backstroke). It was not easy to swim on the back. I always feel so happy when I ...
33. ### Math

The length of a rectangular pool is to be four times its width, and a sidewalk 6 feet wide will surround the pool. If a total area of 1440 𝑓𝑡 2 has been set aside for construction, what are the dimensions of the pool?
34. ### Math

Miguel wants to put a fountain in the center of the park.the fountain will be in a retangular shaped pool. The length of the pool is 25 feet. The width of tge pool will be 14 feet. What is the area and perimeter of the pool I know length tines width is area but do u use all 4 ...
35. ### Math

Ali has a rectangular pool around which he wants to construct a fence. The pool is 10 m long and 6 m wide, and he wants the fence to be 2 m from the edge of the pool on all sides. How many metres of fencing will he need
36. ### MATH - area question

I need help on where to begin with this problem. You are installing a new deck around your pool. The pool is rectangular with the dimensions 8m by 4m. The deck will surround the pool and will have a width by 2m. What is the area of the deck? I know that A=LxW and that the Area...
37. ### Maths

A rectangular swimming pool measures 15m by 10m.how wide must a concrete walk around the pool be if the walk is to have a perimeter of 66m.
38. ### math

Jack is swimming in the 500 meter race. It takes him 1minute and 35 seconds to swim one lap in an olympic sized pool (50 meters long - 25 meters wide.) How long will it take him to swim the 500 meter race
39. ### Algebra 1

The width (w) of a rectangular pool is x+4. The area (A) of the pool is 2x^3 - 29x + 12. What is an expression for the length of the pool? A. 2x^2 + 8x + 3 B. 2x^2 - 8x - 3 C. 2x^2 - 8x + 3 D. 2x^2 + 8x - 3 I'm not sure please help me with this problem! Thanks.
40. ### algebra

Essay. Show all work. the rectangular swimming pool is given by 2x^2-5x-3 ft.^2. One side length of the pool is given by 2x+1 feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side length of the pool? Simplify this, and include correct units as part of your answer.
41. ### Algebra

width W or a rectangular swimming pool is 7x^2. The area of the pool is 7x^3--42x^2. what expression for the length of the pool? please walk me through this.
42. ### maths

A swimming pool has two identical sides in the shape of a trapezium. All other sides are rectangular. The length of the pool is 12m. The width of the pool is 4m. The depth of the pool is 2.1m at the deep end and 1.1m at the shallow end. Rafa fills the pool up with water from a...
43. ### algebra

joe is going to build a retangular lap pool. the perimeter of the pool will be 240 feet. the length of the pool will be 20 feet more than 3 times the width. find the length and width
44. ### math

Find the area of a walkway that goes around a rectangular swimming pool. The pool has a length of 30 feet and a width of 18 feet. The walkway has a width of 4 feet all around the pool.
45. ### math

A lap pool is going to be built that is 20 times long as it is wide. The builder has 150 feet of decorative tile to place along the perimeter of the pool. What are the dimensions of the pool?
46. ### Math-Algebra

What length will Jem swim diagonally if she wish to reach the opposite corner of a15-meter pool which is square in shape?
47. ### physics

An Olympic pool has dimensions 50.0 m × 25.0 m × 2.68 m (length × width × depth). The density of the pool water is 1007 kgm-3. Atmospheric pressure (1.00 atm) is acting on the surface of the water. If a child dives down to the bottom of the pool what pressure is exerted on...
48. ### algerbra

the perimeter rectangular pool is 160 meterss . The length of the pool is 20 meters . what is the length ?
49. ### math

You are installing a new deck around your pool. The pool is rectangular with the dimensions 8m by 4m. The deck will surround the pool and will have a width by 2m. How much security fencing is required around the deck.
50. ### college algebra

The area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 4x^2+19x+12ft^2.One side length of the pool is given by 4x + 3 feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side length of the pool?
51. ### math

The area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 3x^2+11x+6 ft^2.One side length of the pool is given by 3x+2 feet. what is an algebriac expression for the other side length of the pool? simplify and include correct units
52. ### Algebra I

The area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 5x^2-31x-28ft^2. One side length of the pool is given by 5x + 4 feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side length of the pool?
53. ### algebra

The area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 4x^2+19x+12ft^2.One side length of the pool is given by 4x + 3 feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side length of the pool?
54. ### calculus

You are standing at the edge of a slow moving river which is one mile wide and wish to return to your campground on the opposite side of the river. You can swim at 2 mph and walk 3 mph. You must first swim across the river to any point on the opposite bank. From there walk to ...
55. ### Algaebra

A rectangular swimming pool is 5 feet longer than it is wide. If a concrete walk 2 feet wide is placed around the pool, the area covered by the pool and the walk is 156 square feet greater than the area covered by the pool alone. What are the dimensions of the pool
56. ### algebra

the area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 4x^2+9x+2ft^2.One side length of the pool by 4x+1feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side lengeth of the pool and simplify and include correct units as a part oy your answer. please help
57. ### algebra

hi! im having some problems with my word problem. Ann regularly swam .4 km in 20 min at the school pool. Swimming in a river against the current, she swan .25 km in the same time it took Ann to swim .75 km with the current. Dind the speed of the current and the time it took ...
58. ### algebra

A large swimming pool has a perimeter of 1,028 meters, this rectangular-shaped pool is 40 meters longer than 5 times its width. Find its dimensions. width m length m
59. ### Math

Jennifer plans to fence a rectangular area around her rectangular swimming pool. The total area enclosed by the fence, including the pool, should be 5 times the area of the pool alone. The pool is 20 feet by 17 feet. A.)What is the total area enclosed by the fence? B.) fencing...
60. ### spanish

how do you say pool in spanish? piscina = pool charca is pool If you are talking about "pool" as the game... it is billar If you are talking about swimming pool, it is piscina piscina Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. First of all, it's always a good idea to ...
61. ### Math

Jennifer plans to fence a rectangular area around her rectangular swimming pool. The total area enclosed by the fence, including the pool, should be 5 times the area of the pool alone. The pool is 20 feet by 17 feet. What is the total area enclosed by the fence?
62. ### Algebra

The deck around a swimming pool has the same width all the way around. The perimeter of the pool is 50m. The outside perimeter of the deck is 74m. What is the width of the deck
63. ### Algebra

The length of a pool is 3 feet more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the pool is 72 feet, find the dimensions of the pool by writing and solving a system of equations.
64. ### Algebra

The length of a pool is 3 feet more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the pool is 72 feet, find the dimensions of the pool by writing and solving a system of equations.
65. ### math

Jim’s pool is the shape of a rectangle. The length is 6 m less than three times the width, and the perimeter is 68 m. Find the dimensions of the pool.
66. ### algebra 1

the length of a rectangular swimming pool is 12 feet longer than two thirds its width. if theperimeter of the pool is 44 feet,what is the length of the pool?
67. ### ap calc

A pool, that is 12 feet wide and 18 feet long, is to have a sidewalk of uniform length constructed around its perimeter. a. write the equation for the area A, of the pool with the sidewalk b. determine the domain of the area of the pool with the sidewalk c. what would the ...
68. ### Math (Area)

I need help on where to begin with this problem. You are installing a new deck around your pool. The pool is rectangular with the dimensions 8m by 4m. The deck will surround the pool and will have a width by 2m. What is the area of the deck? I know that A=LxW and that the Area...
69. ### Physics

Jennifer swims 4 complete lengths of a 50m pool. What distance did she swim? What is her displacement?
70. ### Giyani high, math

The dimensions of a rectangular swimming pool are 10m by 6m, customers want the pool built 1/4 of the length and a third of its width wider. What are the new dimensions of the pool, calculate the area
71. ### math

The deck of a swimming pool had the same width all the way around. The perimeter of the pool is 50m. The outside perimeter of the deck is 74m. What is the width of the deck?
72. ### To ; Ms sue or other math helpers

A rectangular pool has a length 2m shorter than twice its width. a.) write an expression to determine the pool's perimeter. What is it's perimeter? b.) write an expression to determine the surface area of the pool. What is the surface area?
73. ### Intermediate Algebra

The area of a rectangular swimming pool is given by 4x^2+19x+12 ft one side length f the pool is given by 4x+3 feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side of lenght of pool? Simpily this, and include correct units as part of your answer.
74. ### math

a circular pool has a radius of 8 ft. what is the longest distance a swimmer can swim without making a turn?
75. ### Physics

A swimmer wishes to swim across a river 600m wide. If he can swim at the rate of 4 km/h in still water and the river flows at 2 km/h, then in what direction must he swim to reach a point exactly opposite to the starting point and when will he reach it? I have no idea how to ...
76. ### math

Troy is building a pool that is proportional to the Olympic-sized pool. The width of his pool will be 625 centimeters. find the scale factor troy will use to build his pool use the scale factor to show the length of troys pool if the length of the Olympica pool is 50 meters ...
77. ### math

a rectangular swimming pool is 15 yds x 25 yds. the bottom of the pool needs to be repainted. if it costs \$4.25 per square foot to paint the pool, give the cost to repaint the bottom of the pool.
78. ### physics

a rectangular pool has a volume of 375 m.The pool is 10 m long and 5m wide, how deep is the pool
79. ### math

Circular pool has a radius of 8ft. What is the longest distance a swimmer can swim without making a turn?
80. ### Language

Lessons are what we took at the pool to learn to swim better. Answer: I think the sentence is written correctly.
81. ### Geometry

a rectangular swimming pool has an area of double 1500ft. The rectangular pool is 50ft. The rectangular walkway that surrounds the pool is 4ft. How many feet of fencing do you need to surround the walkway?
82. ### Calculus

A sporting goods store sells 100 pool tables per year. It costs \$20 to store one pool table for a year, based on the average inventory on hand. It costs \$40 for each delivery of pool tables. How many times per year and in what lot size should the store order pool tables to ...
83. ### Calculus

A sporting goods store sells 100 pool tables per year. It costs \$20 to store one pool table for a year, based on the average inventory on hand. It costs \$40 for each delivery of pool tables. How many times per year and in what lot size should the store order pool tables to ...
84. ### Algebra

A rectangular pool was 5 m longer than it was wide. When a brick walkway 1m wide was added around the pool, the area was increased by 36 m^2. Find the dimension of pool itself. Dimension of pool: Length= x Width= x-5 So I know the area= x(x-5) = x^2-5l And I also so know, when...
85. ### math

a certain company makes inflatable swimming pools that come in four rectangular sizes.the length of each pool is twice the width and twice the depth.the pools are 1 foot ,2 feet,3 feet and 4 feet deep.what is the area of the surface of tge water of each swimming pool?if the ...
86. ### Grammar

Re-write the paragraphs adding pronouns such as "he," "they," etc. Tim and Paul love to go to the pool. Tim and Paul's favorite thing to do is swim laps. Tim likes to do the backstroke. Tim collects all the posters of famous swimmers in his bedroom. Tim likes to do the ...
87. ### Geometry

The local swimming pool is rectangular and the length is 5 feet more than twice the width If the area of the pool is 1375 square feet then what are the length and width of the pool
88. ### science - biology

If our cells and body fluids are hypertonic to the water of a swimming pool, then why do we not swell and pop when we go for a swim?
89. ### math

Im doing my homework and it provides barely any info. here is the question. Mr Harrison has a very large backyard. He contacted the Clover Pool Company to have a pool installed in the shape of a rectangle. The Clover Pool Company would build a pool that has a perimeter of 72 ...
90. ### Physics

An athlete swims from the North end to the South end of a 50.0 Meter pool in 20.0 seconds, and makes the return trip to the starting point in 20.0s A. What is the average velocity for the first half of the swim B.What is the average velocity for the seconds half of the swim C...
91. ### physics

Consider a rectangular swimming pool of depth 2.3 m with a width and length of 13 m. What is the force exerted by the water on one of the sidewalls of the pool?
92. ### math

Mabel is installing a square pool in her backyard and wants a circular fence to enclose the pool to create 4 grassy areas around the pool as show in the figure. If the pool is located at the coordinates (1, 5), (5, 8), (4, 1), and (8, 4), what is the amount of fencing Mabel ...
93. ### Math

Mabel is installing a square pool in her backyard and wants a circular fence to enclose the pool to create 4 grassy areas around the pool as show in the figure. If the pool is located at the coordinates (1, 5), (5, 8), (4, 1), and (8, 4), what is the amount of fencing Mabel ...
94. ### 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 ...
95. ### Math

A rectangular swimming pool is bordered by a concrete patio. The width of the patio is the same on every side. The area of the surface of the pool is equal to the area of the patio. What is the width of the patio? (Length of Pool: 24 Width of Pool: 16)
96. ### Math

Annette buys swim goggles for her swim team at a wholesale store. There are 25 swimmers and the swim goggles are sold in a package of 6. Annette wants to give each swimmer 2 swim goggles, therefore, she buys 9 packages. Is Annette correct? Explain.