A man 6 feet tall walks along a walkway which is 30 feet from a the base of a lamp which is 126 feet tall. The man walks at a constant rate of 3 feet per second. How fast is

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  1. algebra

    A rectangular swimming pool is twice as long as it is wide. A small walkway surrounds the pool. The walkway is a constant 2 feet wide and has an area of 196 square feet. Find the dimensions of the pool.: *

  2. physics

    a moving walkway at an airport has a speed v1 and a length l. a woman stands on the walkway as it moves while the man in a hurry to reach his flight walks on the walkway with a speed of v2 relative to the moving walkway. how long does it take the woman to

  3. Math

    a man is standing 30 feet away from a street light. He is casting a shadow that is 10 feet long and he is 4 feet tall. What is the height of the street light? Plz help me

  4. Math

    A rectangular pool measuring 6 feet by 12 feet is surrounded by a walkway. The width of the walkway is the same on all four sides of the pool. If the total area of the walkway and pool is 520 square feet, what is the number of feet in the width of the

  5. math

    Marcus want to make a stone walkway in his garden.the rectangular walkway will be 3 feet wide and 18 feet long.Each 2-foot by 3-foot stone covers an area of 6 sq. feet.How many stones will he need? is it 9?

  6. ¥Math¥

    A tree casts a shadow 36 feet long. A man 6 feet tall cast a shadow 9 feet long. What is the height of the tree? a. 60 feet b. 24 feet c. 18 feet d. 22 feet

  7. algebra

    Three boxes are stacked one on top of the other. One box is 2 feet 8 inches tall, one is 4 feet 7 inches tall, and one is 3 feet 11 inches tall. How high is the stack? Write your answer in feet and inches. Use a number less than 12 for inches. Please

  8. math

    A man 6 feet tall walks at a rate of 5 feet/sec toward a street lamp that is 16 feet above the ground. At what rate is the tip ,of his shadow moving? At what rate is the length of his shadow changing when he is 10 feet from the base of the lamp post?

  9. Math

    The inside of a refrigerator is 6 feet tall, 3 feet wide, and 2 feet deep. How many cubic feet of space are inside the refrgerator

  10. MATH: Pre-Cal/Trig

    The length of a rectangular flower garden is 6 more feet than its width. A walkway 3 feet wide surrounds the outside of the garden. The total area of the walkway itself is 288 square feet. Find the dimensions of the garden.

  11. math

    Dave wants to make a stone walkway. The rectangular walkway is 4 feet wide and 4 feet long. Each 2 foot by 2 foot stone covers an area of 4 square feet. How many stones will Dave need to make his walkway?

  12. math

    a light is hung 15 feet above a straight horizontal path. If a man is 6 feet tall is walking away from the light at a rate of 5 feet/sec. a) how fast is his shadow lengthening? b) at what rate is the tip of the man's shadow moving?

  13. Math

    1. To find the height of a pole, a surveyor moves 120 feet away from the base of the pole and then, with a transit 8 feet tall, measure the angle of elevation to the top of the pole to be 36*. to the nearest foot, what is the height of the pole? A) 87

  14. trig

    a 6 foot tall man is standing near a tree on level ground .if the man shadow 4 feet long .how many feet tall is the tree?

  15. calc

    a man 6 feet tall is walking away from a lamp post at the rate of 60 feet per minute. when the person is 6 feet from the lamp post, his shadow is 12 feet long. find the rate at which the length of his shadow is increasing when he is 145 feet from the lamp

  16. math

    A flagpole casts a shadow that is 30 feet long. At the same time, a man standing nearby who is 6 feet tall casts a shadow that is 60 inches long. How tall is the flagpole to the nearest foot?

  17. 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.

  18. Math

    A Ferris wheel is 136 feet tall. It casts a 34-foot shadow. What is the height, in feet, of a nearby man that casts a shadow of 1.5 feet? Enter the correct value.

  19. calculus

    A 6 foot tall man walks at a rate of 5 feet per second along one edge of a road that is 30 feet wide. On the other edge of the road is a light atop a pole 18 feet high. How fast is the length of the man's shadow increasing when he is 40 feet beyond the

  20. Algebra

    A rectangular swimming pool is twice as long as it is wide. A small concrete walkway surrounds the pool. The walkway is a constant 2 feet wide and has an area of 196 square feet. Find the dimensions of the pool.

  21. algebra

    find the total number of feet of wood needed if the trellis is 8 feet tall and 2 feet wide.

  22. College Algebra

    A person who is 6 feet tall walks away from flagpole toward the tip of the shadow of the flagpole. When the person is 30 feet from the flagpole, the tips of the person's shadow and the shadow cast by the flagpole coincide at a point 5 feet in front of the

  23. Calculus

    A man standing 9 feet from the base of a lamppost casts a shadow 6 feet long. If the man is 6 feet tall and walks away from the lamppost at a speed of 30 feet per minute, at what rate, in feet per minute, will his shadow lengthen?

  24. Math

    A 6-foot-tall man is standing in front of a school and notices his shadow measures 10 feet. At the same time, he notices a nearby flagpole casts a shadow that measures 85 feet. How tall is the flagpole? 100 feet 127 feet 14.17 feet 51 feet

  25. Multiplying Binomials

    You are planning a rectangular garden. Its length is twice its width. You want a walkway 2 ft wide around the garden. a. Write an expression for the area of the garden and walk. b. Write an expression for the area of the walk only. c. You have enough

  26. Math

    A walkway is formed by four semi circles. The diameter of the inner semi circles is 14 feet. The width between the outer and inner semicircles is 2 feet. Find the area of the walkway. Use 3.14 as an approximation for pi.

  27. Math

    A man wants to remove a tall pine tree from his yard. Before he goes to home depot, he needs to know how tall an extension ladder he needs to purchase. He measure the shadow of the tree to be 225 feet long. At the same time he measures the shadow of a 4

  28. Math

    Use 22/7 as an approximation for p.0.7 m5.A walkway is formed by four semicircles as shown below. The diameter of the inner semicircles is 14 feet. The width between the outer and inner semicircles is 2 feet. Find the area of the walkway. Use 3.14 as an

  29. Math

    1. The area of a rectangular garden in square feet is x^2-9x-400. What is the width and length of the garden? *I factored this one and got (x+16)(x-25), but I don't know which one is the width and which one is the length. 2. A rectangular pool is 15 ft

  30. algebra

    if a 6-foot -tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?

  31. Math 5

    The stilts increase a person's height by 1.5 yards. If Bonnie, who is 5 feet and 7 inches tall, walks on stilts, how tall will she be.

  32. Math

    A lamppost is 20 feet tall and a man is standing 30 feet away casting a 10 foot shadow. How tall is the man?

  33. Algebra

    Three boxes are stacked one on top of the other. One box is 4 feet 4 inches tall, one is 3 feet 10 inches tall, and one is 3 feet 11 inches tall. How high is the stack? Write your answer in feet and inches. Use a number less than 12 for inches.

  34. math

    A street light is at the top of a 11 ft. tall pole. A man 6.2 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 4.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 31 feet from the pole?

  35. math

    a man who is 5 feet tall stands 15 feet from a lamppost that is 27 feet high. how far away from the man is the tip of his shadow?

  36. math

    A person 6 feet tall walks at a rate of 150 feet per minute toward a light tower whose searchlight is located 40 feet above the ground. Find the rate that the length of the shadow is changing.

  37. Math

    Need help on this one.... Your town is building a circular ice rink with a diameter of 100 feet. Around the ice rink will be a walkway that is 10 feet wide. What is the approximate area of the walkway? Thanks...

  38. algebra

    The record height of a man to date is 8 feet 11 inches​ (107 inches). If all men had identical body​ types, their weights would vary directly as the cube of their heights. Assume that all men do have identical body types. If a man who is 5 feet 10

  39. Language arts

    Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "Grandma Ling"? and there I faced my five foot height, sturdy legs and feet, (1 point) And there I saw someone the same height as me, with strong legs and feet. And there I stood as tall as I could on strong

  40. Math...I think...

    A building casts a shadow 54 feet long at the same time a 6 foot tall man casts a shadow 4 feet long. How tall is the tree?

  41. math

    A man 6 feet tall walks along a walkway which is 30 feet from a the base of a lamp which is 126 feet tall. The man walks at a constant rate of 3 feet per second. How fast is the length of his shadow changing when he is 40 feet along the walkway past the

  42. math

    A street light is mounted at the top of a 19-ft-tall pole. A man 5.5 feet tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 14 ft/s along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 100 feet from the pole?

  43. Calculus AB

    There's these two word problems I don't understand. 1. A man 6 ft tall walks at a rate of 5 ft per second toward a streetlight that is 30 feet high. The man's 3-foot-tall child follows at the same speed, but 10 feet behind the man. a) Suppose the man is 90

  44. math 7+

    Trevor's sister is 1/8 the height of a 40-foot dinosaur. She is A. 6 feet tall B. 5.5 feet tall C. 5.3 feet tall D. 5 feet tall So that is my homework question i don't understand how to make a propotion to answer the question.

  45. Math

    A person 6 feet tall walks around the earth. How many feet farther does the top of this person's head travel than the bottom of his feet? Express your answer in terms of Pi.

  46. Pre Calculus

    If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity? A. 0.62 feet per second B. 0.31 feet per second C. 37.68 feet per second D. 3.14 feet per second E. 9.42 feet per second

  47. Math

    A circular ice rink is being built in town. Around the ice rink, a walkway will be built. The ice rink will have a diameter of 8080 feet and the walkway will be 1010 feet wide. What is the approximate area of the walkway? A. 314 ft B. 2,826 ft C. 12,874 ft

  48. geometry

    A square playground has a perimeter of 2800 feet. It has a paved 6-foot walkway around it. What is the area of the walkway in square feet?

  49. math

    A man is six feet tall and casts a shadow 4 feet long. At the same time a child is 4.5 feet tall, how long is her shadow?

  50. algebra

    a man 6.2 feet tall stands 12 feet away from a streetlight and casts a 5 ft shadow. How tall is the streetlight?

  51. Trig

    Please EXPLAIN the steps on how to solve these problems. Please provide detailed steps. A rectangle picture is 12 by 16 inches. If a frame of uniform width contains an area of 165 square inches, what is the width of the frame? The length of a rectangular

  52. physics

    You are standing 7 feet from one speaker and 13 feet from another. Both speakers are producing the same sound. If the combined sound from both speakers is especially loud at your location, which of the following could be the wavelength of the sound? Choose

  53. math

    I have a flagpole 30 feet tall amirror 10 feet from pole and someone standing 2 feet from mirror how tall are they

  54. Calculus

    Rebecca, Justin, and Robert are trapped in a rectangular room 8 feet deep and 10 feet tall. Two opposing walls are closing in at a rate of 1 foot per minute. If the water in the room is 2 feet deep when the moving walls are 12 feet apart, how fast is the

  55. Math

    Jeanette is painting a rectangular wall that is 10 feet long and 8 feet tall there is a window that is 5 feet wide and 3 feet tall on the wall what is the area of the wall that Jeanette will paint

  56. algebra 1

    for many skyscrapers, the height of one story is equal to about 12 feet. (a. write an expressing that approximates the height in feet of a skyscraper that is s stoires tall. (b. estimate the hieght in feet of skyscrapers that are 20, 24, 28, and 32 stories

  57. Ratio, proportions, and percentages

    A 6 foot tall man is standing near a tree on level ground as shown in the picture above the tree is 18ft if the man's shadow is 4ft long, how many feet tall is the tree

  58. geometry

    Two poles, 60 feet tall and 20 feet tall, stand on opposite sides of a field. The poles are 80 feet apart. Support cables are placed from the top of each pole to the bottom of the opposite pole. How far above the ground is the intersection of the cables.

  59. geometry

    A man who is 6 feet tall is standing under a streetlight and casts a shadow on the sidewalk the man is standing 15 feet away from the 20-foot streetlight. How long is his shadow ,s ?

  60. math

    A man 6 feet tall walks along a walkway which is 30 feet from a the base of a lamp which is 126 feet tall. The man walks at a constant rate of 3 feet per second. How fast is the length of his shadow changing when he is 40 feet along the walkway past the

  61. MATH

    A man 6 feet tall walks along a walkway which is 30 feet from a the base of a lamp which is 126 feet tall. The man walks at a constant rate of 3 feet per second. How fast is the length of his shadow changing when he is 40 feet along the walkway past the

  62. Math

    1. A man has 22 feet by 26 feet rectangular lot that he will use for planting. He wants to build a brick of walkway of uniform width on the border of the lot. If the man wants to have 396 square feet of ground left for planting, how wide should he build

  63. Math

    I need some help with this problem please!! your parents are installing a rectangular in-ground pool with the dimensions 24 feet by 10 feet. They decide to place a walkway around the pool 3 feet wide. What is the area of the proposed walkway? Answers: a.)

  64. math

    can u please help me with this math problem. i don't get how to do this question. Mrs. Mabie has a rectangle swimming pool that measures 25 feet by 14 feet. She wants to have a cement walkway installed around the perimeter of the pool. The combined area of

  65. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 14.5 ft. tall pole. A man 5.3 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 47 feet from the pole?

  66. Related Rates

    A street light is at the top of a 10.5 ft. tall pole. A man 5.4 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 3.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 47 feet from the pole?

  67. math

    A street light is at the top of a 16.0 ft. tall pole. A man 5.9 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 47 feet from the pole?

  68. Calculus

    A 6 feet tall man walks away from a streetlight that is 15 feet high at a rate of 5 ft/s. Express the length 's' of his shadow as a function of time. What I have so far: I set up a triangle and used similar triangles to create a ratio (6/s) = (s/d+s) s =

  69. Mathsw

    A man 6 feet tall is standing 9 feet from a 18 feet tall light pole. His shadow cast 15 degree. What is the angle formed from this equation?

  70. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 15.000 ft. tall pole. A man 6.300 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6.000 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 45.000 feet from the pole?

  71. math

    PLEASE HELP A rectangular hot tub is 6 feet long and 5 feet wide.A walkway 3 feet wide surrounds the hot tub.Find the area of the walkway A:30 square feet B:65 square feet C:102 square feet D:132 square feet

  72. math

    A person leaves her home and walks 330 feet due north, then she walks 640 feet east, then she walks 900 feet north and 370 feet east. How far, to the nearest tenth of a foot, is she from her starting point?

  73. Geometry

    A rectanglular swimming pool has a length of 25 feet and a width of 12 feet. You want to a gravel walkway that is 4 feet wide all the way around the pool. What is the area of the gravel walkway

  74. ela

    Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "Grandma Ling"? and there I faced my five foot height, sturdy legs and feet, (1 point) And there I saw someone the same height as me, with strong legs and feet. And there I stood as tall as I could on strong

  75. Language Arts

    Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "Grandma Ling"? and there I faced My five foot height, sturdy legs and feet, A. And there I saw someone the same height as me, with strong legs and feet. B. And there I stood as tall as I could on strong

  76. Math

    Henry walks out of his hall and proceeds to walk 160 feet due north. He then turns left (west) and walks 150 more feet. Finally, he turns 65 degrees left and walks 280 feet. How many feet is Henry from his starting point?

  77. Geometry

    emily has a square swimming pool that has the side length of 20 feet. She has a walkway that is 6 feet wide. How much fencing will she need to but to enclose the pool and walkway?

  78. Physics

    A man 1.80 m tall walks at 2.00m/s perpendicular to a horizontal magnetic field of 5.0 T; that is, he walks between the pole faces of a very big magnet. Given that his body is full of conducting fluids, estimate the potential difference induced between his

  79. math

    Your town is building a circular ice rink with a diameter of 100 feet. Around the ice rink will be a walkway that is 10 feet wide. What is the approximate area of the walkway?

  80. Algebra 1

    Adam wants to create a square garden with a walkway on all four sides. The width of the walkway is 4 feet. Write a function to represent the area of the garden in terms of the length of one side of the walkway, x. ???

  81. Math

    A man 6 feet tall is standing 4 feet away from a 20 foot lamppost. How long is the lampposts shadow?

  82. Math

    A ball is kicked off the top of a cliff that is 30 feet tall at an angle of 45° to the horizontal with an initial velocity of 25 feet per second. The quadratic equation shown below models the height, h(x), of the ball when it is x feet from the cliff’s

  83. math

    A telephone pole casts a shadow 16 feet long at the same time that a man 6 feet tall casts a shadow of 2.4 feet. How tall is the pole?

  84. Physics

    You are standing 7 feet from one speaker and 10 feet from another. Both speakers are producing the same sound. If the combined sound from both speakers is barely audible at your location, which of the following could be the wavelength of the sound? Choose

  85. Physics

    You are standing 7 feet from one speaker and 10 feet from another. Both speakers are producing the same sound. If the combined sound from both speakers is barely audible at your location, which of the following could be the wavelength of the sound? Choose

  86. Algebra

    a farmer fences off a small.rectangular plot of land thay is 60 feet by 100 feet. within that area, a garden is planted and surrounded by a walkway of uniform width. how wide is the walkway if the area of the planted area is one half of the area of the

  87. Descriptive Physics

    You are standing 5 feet from one speaker and 14 feet from another. Both speakers are producing the same sound. If the combined sound from both speakers is especially loud at your location, which of the following could be the wavelength of the sound? Choose

  88. Math Urgent help please

    A lamppost casts a shadow of a man who is standing 15 feet away from the lamppost. The shadow is 5 feet long. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the lamp is 50. To the nearest foot, the lamppost is _____ feet tall. (Points : 2)

  89. Math

    A flagpole is 20 feet tall and, in the afternoon, casts a shadow of 30 feet. At the same time, Keira casts a shadow of 7.5 feet. How tall is Keira? A. 3 feet. B. 4 feet. C. 5 feet. D. 5 feet

  90. Geometry

    A tree stands 22 feet tall and is 382 feet from a building. The tree casts a shadow that is 40 feet long. How tall is the building? I got 211 feet, but I do not think that is correct. Can you tell me what I am doing wrong? I set it up like this h/382=22/40

  91. Math

    Juan employs something called a mirror method. He places a mirror exactly 12 meters from the bottom of a maple tree and then walks backwards until he sees an image of the top of the tree . From the tree which is angle 1 and from him is angle 2 these angles

  92. STATISTICS

    Can someone please tell me how to solve this problem? A buyer for a lumber company must determine wheter to buy a piece of land containing 50,000 trees. if 2000 tress are at least 48 feet tall she will purchase the land; otherwise she will not. the owner

  93. ymous

    You're standing 14 feet from the edge of a cylindrical water tank and is 26 feet from the point of tangency. the tank is 10 feet tall. what is the volume in cubic feet

  94. math

    girl is 6 feet tall and a pine tree next to her is 42 feet tall and casts a shadow that is 28 feet. how long is the girls shadow

  95. algebra1

    for many skyscrapers, the height of one story is equal to about 12 feet. (a. write an expressing that approximates the height in feet of a skyscraper that is s stoires tall. (b. estimate the hieght in feet of skyscrapers that are 20, 24, 28, and 32 stories

  96. Calc: Related Rates

    Jack and Jill are out walking around in a field. At noon, Jack is located 800 feet west of Jill. Jack walks east at the rate of 5 feet/sec. while Jill walks north at 4 feet/sec. How fast is the distance between them changing at 12:02 p.m.?

  97. Math

    A rectangular garden planter is 4 feet long, 1.5 feet wide, and 1.5 feet tall. How much soil can it hold?

  98. math

    The shadow of a 5-foot tall post is 10 feet long. At the same time a tree casts a shadow that is 24 feet long. What is the height of the tree? A. 2 feet B.14 feet C. 12 feet D. There is not enough information to solve the problem

  99. geometry

    Tree stands 25 feet tall and 15 feet wide base 7.5 feet . You want to hang strings of lights from top to bottom on the outside. How long should each string be?

  100. algebra

    You are standing 14 feet from the edge of a cylindrical water tank and 26 feet from a point of tangency. The tank is 10 feet tall. What is the volume of the tank in cubic feet?

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