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Please tell me what I'm doing wrong... The side lengths of tops of three squares tables can be described as three consecutive integers. The combined area of the table tops is 677 sq in. Algebraically, determine the roots of the

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  1. Pre-Calculus (Check)

    Please tell me what I'm doing wrong... The side lengths of tops of three squares tables can be described as three consecutive integers. The combined area of the table tops is 677 sq in. Algebraically, determine the roots of the quadratic equation. (I'll
  2. math

    The area of a rectangle is 45 cm2. Two squares are constructed such that two adjacent sides of the rectangle are each also the side of one of the squares. The combined area of the two squares is 106 cm². Find the lengths of the sides of the squares.
  3. Math

    Betty has the option of using three types of tables in her coffee shop: square tables with a side length of 42 inches; rectangular tables 26 inches wide and 73 2/3 inches long; and round tables with a diameter of 36 inches. Which of the tables has the
  4. math

    Matt is cutting quilt squares measuring 3 inches on each side. He wants to use them to make a rectangular wall hanging measuring 1 yard by 2 1 2 feet. How many quilt squares does he need? A. 360 squares B. 120 squares C. 84 squares D. 40 squares
  5. geometry

    show that the sum of the squares of the lengths of the medians of triangle equals three-fourths the sum of the squares of the lengths of the sides.(hint:place the triangle so that its vertices are at points(-a,0),(b0)and (0,c))
  6. math

    a one meter square sheet of cardboard is cut into the maximum number of squares of side one millimeter. If these squares would be laid side by side, how far would they stretch?
  7. Geometry

    Please check my answers 1. A triangle has side lengths of 34 in, 20 in, and 47 in. Is the triangle acute, obtuse or right? a. Right b. Obtuse* c. Acute 2. Quilt squares are cut on the diagonal to form triangular quilt pieces. The hypotenuse of the
  8. CRAZY ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE AP MATH PROBLEM

    there is a field (112m x 75m) that are split into 13 square plots. What are the dimensions [must be in whole meters]. there is a picture, but the boxes are not to scale so i don't know how to get started on this problem. if someone could help me this would
  9. IRSC

    the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that 17 inches and a second side that is 1 inch less than twice the thrid side, what are the possible lengths for the second and third
  10. Math

    I need to find the perimeter of a figure with two missing side lengths. The lengths I have are : 3x, 5x-2, 6x-5, 2x I need the two side lengths and the total perimeter. Please help I have googled and watched videos and I still don’t understand
  11. geometry

    i need to figure out side lengths of congruent right isosceles triangle with no lengths given. I know that the hypotenese is 1 per pythogoras constant and the area is a^2/2. I don't have to prove area just side lengths.
  12. math quadratic functions

    Alice cuts a ribbon of length 40cm into two pieces to form two squares as shown in th figure (there was no figure, but from my assumption the two squares are probably different ). Let xcm be the length of a side of one of the two squares a)express the
  13. 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
  14. math

    A square 4 inches on a side is cut up into smaller squares 1 inche on a side. What is the maximum number of such squares that can be formed?
  15. math

    Four identical squares, lined up side by side, form a rectangle whose area is 144. What is the perimeter of three of the squares?
  16. MATH

    Mr. Smith used 17 lengths of fence to enclose his gardens. He now needs 6 lengths of fence for a dog kennel. Show how he can remove 6 lengths of fence and still have 2 squares. Please help!Thanks!
  17. Geometry

    One square has twice the area of another square. Explain why it is impossible for both squares to have side lengths that are whole numbers.
  18. quiz

    We are given 7 squares of side lengths 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 4, 5. They can be fitted to form a rectangle, with no overlap or gaps in-between. What is the perimeter of the rectangle?
  19. Algebra

    The ratio of the corresponding side lengths of two rectangular tables is 4:5. What is the ratio of the perimeters? What is the ratio of the areas?
  20. algebra

    An open-top box is to be constructed from a 6 foot by 8 foot rectangular cardboard by cutting out equal squares at each corner and the folding up the flaps. Let x denote the length of each side of the square to be cut out. 1. Find the function V that
  21. Math

    An open box, no more than 5 cm in height, is to be formed by cutting four identical squares from the corners of a sheet of metal 25 cm by 32 cm, and folding up the metal to form sides. The capacity of the box must be 1575 cm^3. What is the side length of
  22. Algebra

    The ratio of the areas of two squares is 32/63. After rationalizing the denominator, the ratio of their side lengths can be expressed in the simplified form (a*sqrt b)/c where a, b, and c are integers. What is the value of the sum a + b + c?
  23. Trigonometry One Quick Question! Please help!

    Triangle ABC has side lengths 7, 24, and 25. Do the side lengths form a Pythagorean triple? Explain. Thank You so much! :) I'm having a hard time understanding this so it means alot!
  24. Algebra

    The total length of the walking path is 8x+xy+6y. Find missing side length. Other side lengths are: 2x-xy+3y 3x-2xy+3y 2x+5xy-y I know to subtract but I think I’m still doing it wrong. I got two different answers. I got x-xy+y and I got x+3xy+11y. I’m
  25. maths

    1.how many non congruent right triangles with positive integer leg lengths have areas that are numerically equal to 3 times their perimeters? 2.a triangle with side lengths in the ratio 3:4:5 is inscribed in a circle of radius 3.what is the area of the
  26. geometry

    Triangle ABC has side lengths 7, 24, and 25. Do the side lengths form a Pythagorean triple?
  27. Math

    a) The ratio of the lengths of the sides of two squares is 1:4. What is the ratio of the are of the two squares? b) The ratio of the lengths of the sides of two cubes is 2:5. What is the ratio of the volumes? I don't get these questions :/
  28. Algebra

    Babylonian Problem - circa 1800 BC An area, A, consisting of the sum of two squares is 1000. The side of one square is 10 less than 2/3 of the side of the other square. What are the sides of the squares?
  29. Algebra

    Babylonian Problem - circa 1800 BC An area, A, consisting of the sum of two squares is 1000. The side of one square is 10 less than 2/3 of the side of the other square. What are the sides of the squares?
  30. Math

    I need help on this question, I know the answer (or, at least I think I know it), but I can't think of the rest. Bobby claims that only upright squares can have rational numbers for side lengths. Is he correct? Explain. I got yes, he is correct, but I
  31. Statistics Please Help

    Hi Ms. Sue I was wondering if you could give me some advise in doing explain and unexplain variation and least-squares regression line. I know how to compute the numbers, but I am having a problem with: say there is 3.0270, 30.0463 and 33.1120. I sometimes
  32. math help

    An engineer is required to survey a nonrectangluar plot of land but is unable to measure side UT directly. The followng data are taken; RU=130 meters, RS=12m ST=90m, angle RST=115, and angle RUT=100. Calculate the length of side UT and the area of the
  33. Mathematics

    Given the side lengths of 4, 4, and 5, can these three side lengths form a triangle? TRUE or FALSE
  34. Math

    a rectangle is formed by placing two identical squares side by side. the perimeter of the rectangle is 24 cm. what is the total area of the squares?
  35. math

    Show how a 13 by 13 square can be decomposed into 11 non-overlapping squares whose side lengths are integers (with sides parallel to the sides of the big square), if the largest subsquare is 7 by 7.
  36. Math

    Four balances are shown where the two sides of each contain exactly the same amount of weight. The first balance has 4 squares, 1 triangle and 1 ball on the left side, right side has 2 diamonds. The second balance has 1 triangle and 1 square on the left
  37. Math(Please Help Assignment Due Today)

    Four balances are shown where the two sides of each contain exactly the same amount of weight. The first balance has 4 squares, 1 triangle and 1 ball on the left side, right side has 2 diamonds. The second balance has 1 triangle and 1 square on the left
  38. math

    an isosceles triangle has perimeter of 15m. Find all integral possibilities for the lengths of the side in meters. Hint: the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must exceed the third side.
  39. Math

    The Mega Middle School cafeteria has small square tables that seat one person on each side. How many of these tables must be pushed together to make one long table that seats 18 people?
  40. Algebra

    An area, A, consisting of the sum of two squares is 1000. The side of one square is 10 less than 2/3 of the side of the other square. What are the sides of the squares?
  41. Math Word Problem

    An area, A, consisting of the sum of two squares is 1000. The side of one square is 10 less than 2/3 of the side of the other square. What are the sides of the squares?
  42. Math

    One triangle has side lengths 3,5, and 6. A similar triangle has side lengths 18, 15 and 9. Which of the following ratios is the scale factor of the triangles? A 1/6 B 1/3 C 1/5 D 2/3 The answer is given as B, but I don't understand why or how to get that.
  43. Engineering

    A box with an open top is to be made from a square piece of cardboard by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides. If the piece of cardboard measures 12 in on the side, find the size of the squares that must be cut out to yield the
  44. Math

    The perimeter of a triangle is 19 cm. If the length of the longest side is twice that of the shortest side and 3 cm less than the sum of the lengths of the other two sides, find the lengths of the three sides
  45. Math

    The triangle inequality theorem states that the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle is greater than the length of the third side. The lengths of two sides of a triangle are 15 ft and 27 ft. Find the possible lengths of the third side. The
  46. Math

    A toy maker packed 29 boxes with 9 tops each and had 3 top left. How many more boxes of tops would he have if he had packed 3 tops into esch box instead?
  47. math

    The perimeter of the small square is one-third the perimeter of the large square. What are the side lengths of the squares? small square side = x large swuare side = x + 2
  48. math

    A rectangle has side lengths of 5 centimeters and 3 centimeters. if the side lengths are doubled, will the area also doubal? Explain
  49. Math 1105

    if two identical squares have a total area of 18x^2+36x+18, find the length of one side of one of the squares
  50. Math/Geometry

    I don't understand how to do this exactly can someone help? List two sets of possible side lengths for two triangles. For example, you could list the side lengths 3, 4, and 5. One of your sets of side lengths should be able to form a triangle and one of
  51. Math Help!

    The radius of this circle is one unit. Find the exact lengths of the legs in the right triangle if: Sides a is twice as long as side b. And Sides b is twice as long as side a. Basically the hypotenuse of this triangle is 1 and we are trying to use the
  52. Math Help Please

    The radius of this circle is one unit. Find the exact lengths of the legs in the right triangle if: Sides a is twice as long as side b. And Sides b is twice as long as side a. Basically the hypotenuse of this triangle is 1 and we are trying to use the
  53. Math

    The radius of this circle is one unit. Find the exact lengths of the legs in the right triangle if: Sides a is twice as long as side b. And Sides b is twice as long as side a. Basically the hypotenuse of this triangle is 1 and we are trying to use the
  54. math

    the perimeter of a triangle is 42 inches. three times the length of the longest side minus the length of the shortest side is 49 inches. the sum of the length of the longest side and twice the sum of both the other side lengths is 65 inches. find the side
  55. Math

    The shipping clerk packs a cube with side lengths of 8 inches into a box with side lengths of 10 inches. What is the volume of the space left in the larger box for packing materials?
  56. algebra

    Kurt wants to informally prove the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem by producing some evidence that supports it. Recall that the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem states: If a triangle has side lengths a,b,c, such that LaTeX: a^2+b^2\:=\:c^2a 2 + b 2
  57. Math, Ms. Sue Help asap plss

    Can the numbers 24, 32, and 40 be the lengths of three sides of a triangle? Why or why not My answer: Yes it can. Because the 3 lengths satisfy the triangle inequality theorem. The triangle inequality theorem states that the third side of a triangle must
  58. MATH

    Please help meee How many cubes with side lengths of 1/3 does it take to fill the prism? The prism has side lengths of 5/3, 4/3, and 2. PLEASE HELPPPP ​
  59. Math 1350

    One rectangular table seats three people along each side and two people are seated at each end. The tables are place end-to-end in one long line. Draw a series of pictures that will help you find a pattern to predict how many tables will be needed to seat
  60. Math

    If all of the following triangles have the same perimeter, which has the greater area? a) a right triangle with legs of equal lengths b) an equilateral triangle, c) An obtuse triangle d) a triangle whose sides are all different lengths e)an isosceles
  61. Algebra

    The perimeter of a triangle is 60 cm. The longest side exceeds the shortest one by 10 cm.and the sum of the lengths of the longest and the shortest ones is twice the length of the other side. Find the lengths of the sides.
  62. Unknown

    Carl is asked to draw a triangle with the following specifications: -all sides have whole number lengths in centimeters -the sum of the lengths of the two shortest sides equals 9 centimeters -when the side lengths are placed in order from least to
  63. 10th Grade Math

    6. Which three lengths CANNOT be the lengths of the sides of a triangle? A.25 m, 16 m, 10 m B. 15 m, 13 m, 12 m C. 18 m, 5 m, 10 m D. 8 m, 8 m, 15 I think its A And if I'm wrong please explain the answer
  64. math

    HOW MANY SMALL SQUARES WITH A SIDE LENGTH OF 1/2INCH WILL FIT INTO A 2 INCH SQUARE? THE TEACHER SAYS 16 I THINK 8 2 INCH SQUARE WOULD BE: 1INCH * 2 INCH = 2 SQUARES * 4 SQUARES please help!!!!!
  65. Math

    The library at Miller Elementary School has an odd number of tables. Some tables will seat 4 students and some tables that will seat 6 students. A total of 32 students can sit at the tables with no empty seats. What is the number of tables of each type?
  66. math

    Which represents a reduction? A (x,y) —> (0.9x, 0.9y) B (x,y) —> (1.4x, 1.4y) C (x,y) —> (0.7x, 0.3y) D (x,y) —> (2.5x, 2.5y) 11 Which set of lengths are not the side lengths of a right triangle? A 28, 45, 53 B 13, 84, 85 C 36, 77, 85 D 16, 61, 65
  67. Math

    Examine the given right angle triangle. Are the side lengths given in the diagram possible? Justify your answer. lengths: 2.4m, 9.2m, 4.7m
  68. geometry

    the perimeter of a angle is 40 inches the ratio of lengths is 3:4:6: find the shortest side lengths
  69. Math

    suzanne has collected 44 carpet squares she would like to place them side y side going down the hallway,creating two columns of carpet. Will the columns each have the same number of carpet squares
  70. math;) Law of Cosines

    The obscure triangle has side lengths of 16 in, 13 in, and 20 in. I am assuming side a is 13, side b is 16, and side c is 20. We are looking for angle x between side a and side b. I have tried to use the formula for cos(C) because angle C is supposed to be
  71. maths

    Triangle ABC has side lengths a,b and c. If these lengths satisfy a^2=a+2b+2c and -3=a+2b-2c, what is the measure (in degrees) of the largest angle?
  72. maths

    Triangle ABC has side lengths a,b and c. If these lengths satisfy a^2=a+2b+2c and −3=a+2b−2c, what is the measure (in degrees) of the largest angle?
  73. geometry

    Two sides of a triangle have lengths 8 and 17. Which inequalities represent the possible lengths for the third side, x? a) 9 < x < 25 b) 9 < x < 17 c) 9 < x < 8 d) 8 < x < 17
  74. math help

    Which represents a reduction? A (x,y) —> (0.9x, 0.9y) B (x,y) —> (1.4x, 1.4y) C (x,y) —> (0.7x, 0.3y) D (x,y) —> (2.5x, 2.5y) 11 Which set of lengths are not the side lengths of a right triangle? A 28, 45, 53 B 13, 84, 85 C 36, 77, 85 D 16, 61, 65
  75. math

    Which represents a reduction? A (x,y) —> (0.9x, 0.9y) B (x,y) —> (1.4x, 1.4y) C (x,y) —> (0.7x, 0.3y) D (x,y) —> (2.5x, 2.5y) 11 Which set of lengths are not the side lengths of a right triangle? A 28, 45, 53 B 13, 84, 85 C 36, 77, 85 D 16, 61, 65
  76. math

    Two sides of an obtuse triangle have lengths 7 and 3. If the third side is also an integer, what are its possible lengths?
  77. Algebra

    The backyard of a house is in the shape of a triangle. The longest side is 4 ft shorter than twice the shortest side. The third side is 4 ft less than the longest side. If the perimeter of the yard is 162 ft, what are the lengths of the sides?
  78. Geometry

    Two poles of lengths 10 ft. and 15 ft. are set up vertically with their bases on horizontal ground 12 ft apart. Find the distance between the tops of the poles. I got 7.53 ft is this right, if not can you explain and post solution
  79. maths

    From the four corners of a square piece of paper of side 12cm, small squares of 1cm are cut off. The edges of this are bent up and joined to form a container of height 1cm. What is the capacity of the container? If squares of side 2cm are cut off, what
  80. mathmatics

    Circle O is inscribed in quadrilateral ABCD. The circle intersects the quadrilateral at points W, X, Y and Z. The sum of side lengths of AB and DC equals 48 cm, what is the sum of the side lengths of BC and AD? sorry it won't let me add a picture :/ help
  81. Math

    The sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that is 22 cm and a second side that is 2 cm less than twice the third side, what are the possible lengths for the second and third sides?
  82. math

    the perimeter of a triangle is 23 cm. all side lengths are integers. if one side measures 5cm, what is the length of the largest possible side?
  83. reyes

    Given that m∠B=90°, which set of lengths could be possible side lengths for triangle ABC?
  84. ALGEBRA

    Which set of lengths could be the side lengths of a right triangle? (1 point) • 20 cm, 22 cm, 29 cm • 10 ft, 12 ft, 15 ft • 7 km, 24 km, 28 km • 13 in, 84 in, 85 in
  85. math

    The perimeter of a scalene triangle is 14.5 cm. The longest side is twice that of the shortest side. Which equation can be used to find the side lengths if the longest side measures 6.2 cm?
  86. math

    the first side of a triangle is 8 meters longer than the second side. the third side is 3 times the second side. the perimeter is 128 meters. find the lengths of the three sides.
  87. Pre Algebra

    The first side of a triangle is 8 meters longer than twice the second side. The third side is 3 times the second side. The perimeter is 128 meters. Find the lengths of the three sides.
  88. Calculus

    an open top box is to be made by cutting congruent squares of side length x from the corners of a 12 by 15 inch sheet of tin and bending up the sides. how large should the squares be? what is the resulting maximum value?
  89. Math

    To the nearest tenth of an inch, find the lengths of a diagonal of a square whose side lengths are 8 inches. a. 8 b. 9.5 c. 11.3 d. 16 Can someone explain this to me I don't understand the question?
  90. math

    The perimeter of the small square is one-third the perimeter of the large square. What are the side lengths of the squares? small square side = x large square side = x + 2
  91. Algebra

    A catering company has small tables and large tables. Small tables seat 2 people and large tables seat 5 people. You are planning a party for at most 75 guests. Write an inequality that represents this situation. Let s represent the small tables and l
  92. Math

    The Eatery Restaurant has 200 tables. On a recent evening, there were reservations for fraction 1/10 of the tables. How many tables were reserved?
  93. Math Grade 5

    The Eatery Restaurant has 200 tables. On a recent evening, there were reservations for 1/10 of the tables. How many tables were reserved?
  94. Geometry

    In a triangle with integer side lengths, one side is three times as long as a second side, and the length of the third side is 15. What is the greatest possible perimeter of the triangle?
  95. math

    If Janiie has 32 squares, and in each square there are 50 smaller squares, and in each of those there are 20 re squares. How many rectangles are there?? hint: each rectangle=2 squares. LUCK!!
  96. Algebra 2

    Please can someone help me with these last few questions on my homework? You don't have to give an answer because I would very much like to know how to do them? An open box is formed by cutting squares with side lengths of 3 inches from each corner of a
  97. math

    if two triangles are similar, what can you say about the ratios of the two side lengths within one triangle and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other triangle? HELP ASAP!! THANK YOU TO WHOEVER HELPS!!
  98. math

    Ok. The question is 'How does the ratio of two side lengths within one figure compare to the ratio of the corresponding side lengths in the other figure?' if you just give me a hint on this please!
  99. Basic calculus

    a manufacturer of open tin boxes wishes to make use of tin with dimension 10 inches by 20 inches by cutting equal squares from the four corners and turning up sides. find the lengths of the side of the square to be cut out if an open box having the largest
  100. Math

    a person cleared a rectangular plot of land and covered it with gravel. then he got 9 square wooden sections of side lengths: 2,5,7,9,16,25,28,33 and 36. by placing the squares on the gravel with no two overlaping, the person built a patio which exactly

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