1. Math

    A triangle whose sides are 5, 12, and 13 inches is similar to a triangle whose longest side is 39 inches. What is the perimeter of the larger triangle?

    asked by RJ on January 23, 2011
  2. Math

    The bases of a rectangular prism are squares whose perimeters are 36 inches. If the height of the prism is 8 inches, what is the surface are of the prism?

    asked by Alex on February 24, 2011
  3. Math

    A circular plate has a diameter of 6 inches. A pancake in the center of the plate has a radius of 2 inches. How much of the plate is not covered? Use pi as 3.14.

    asked by Dre on May 18, 2015
  4. Math

    The shortest side of an isosceles triangle is (2x - 3), in inches, in the triangle below. The two longer sides are each (2x + 3). The perimeter of the triangle is 33 inches. What is the value of ‘x’?

    asked by Kamiya on January 20, 2019
  5. geometry

    If side b=4 inches, side c=12 inches find side a. Show all work and round to the nearest tenth

    asked by pasha on March 10, 2011
  6. Math

    Please answer ! Answer everything! A right rectangular prism is intersected by a horizontal plane and a vertical plane. The cross section formed by the horizontal plane and the prism is a rectangle with dimensions 8 inches and 12 inches. The cross section

    asked by Anna on December 3, 2015
  7. algebra

    A rectangular picture is 2 inches longer than it is wide. When a frame 3 inches wide is placed around the picture, the area covered by the picture and frame is 168 square inches greater than the area covered by the picture alone. What are the dimensions of

    asked by Taylor on April 6, 2013
  8. Math

    A cone and a square based pyramid have slant heights of 6 inches . The diameter for the cone and the base edge of the pyramid are both 8 inches. How would I find which space figure has the greater surface area

    asked by Bailey on February 24, 2011
  9. science

    Is it TRUE that a Cruise Liner, QE2, moves only 12 inches on 1 gallon of diesel fuel? http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&as_qdr=all&q=+%22Cruise+Liner%2C+QE2%22+inches

    asked by Cindy on November 29, 2006
  10. calculus

    A long rectangular sheet of metal, 12 inches wide, is to be made into a rain gutter by turning up two sides so that they are perpendicular to the sheet. How many inches should be turned up to give the gutter its greatest capacity?

    asked by MEG on November 15, 2010
  11. MATH

    Drew has a rectangular postcard that is 6 inches long and 4 inches wide. He uses a photocopier to enlarge it, so that the length and width are 1.5 times as long as those of the original postcard. Explain how the perimeter and area change.

    asked by Anon on February 17, 2014
  12. Math

    Heights (inches) Frequency 48 5 49 2 50 0 51 3 52 6 53 5 54 4 55 2 56 0 57 1 A frequency table is shown for the height's of 6th graders in a class at Oakville Elementary School. What is the probability that a sixth grader in this class is 52 inches tall?

    asked by Tearra on March 27, 2018
  13. trigonometry

    A wheel with a 21-inch diameter is turning at the rate of 58 revolutions per minute. To the nearest inch, what is the velocity of a point on the rim in inches/minutes? 3879 inches/minutes is my answer correct??

    asked by y912f on January 17, 2009
  14. calculus

    is my answer to this question correct A spherical balloon is losing air at the rate of 2 cubic inches per minute. How fast is the radius of the ballon shrinking when the radius is 8 inches. Answer= .0024

    asked by Josh on January 8, 2017
  15. algebra

    Express the amount of material needed to make a can as a function of the radius. In other words, find a function A(r) such that A represents the surface area (in square inches) of the cylinder and r is the radius (in inches). my answer (not sure) A(r) =

    asked by Nancy on November 8, 2010
  16. calculus

    A certain clock has a minute hand that is 4 inches long and an hour hand is 3 inches long. How fast is the distance between the tips of the hands changing at 9:00?

    asked by Chelsea on November 23, 2010
  17. Math

    a section of a stained-glass window is shaped like a parallelogram.Its base is 6.5 inches,and its height is 4 inches.How much glass is need to cover the section completely?

    asked by Daniela on March 8, 2012
  18. Math

    The volume of a triangular prism is 132 cubic inches . The height of the prism is 11 inches. What are the dimensions and base length of the triangular surface

    asked by Pam on March 24, 2017
  19. math

    Please show me how to set this up and how to solve: A ribbon with straight edges has an area of 24 inches squared. Its width is x and its length is 2x + 13. What is the width of the ribbon in inches?

    asked by Jane on February 12, 2012
  20. Math HELP!!

    Gina uses a magnifying glass to look at bugs. A caterpillar that is 2 inches long appears 4.5 inches long through the glass. What is the scale factor? (1 point) 2.25 ** 0.4 9 2.5

    asked by lily stoner on November 3, 2016
  21. Math

    A SIDE AND A DIAGONAL OF A PARALELOGRAM ARE 12 INCHES AND 19 INCHES RESPECTIVELY. THE ANGLE BETWEEN THE DIAGONALS, OPPOSITE THE GIVEN SIDE IS 124 DEGREES. FIND THE LENGTH OF THE OTHER DIAGONAL

    asked by Shihara on March 15, 2012
  22. Math Statistics

    The mean height of Pat, Dex, Allan, Dan and Roy is 68 inches. If George is included in the group, the mean height becomes 67 inches. How tall is George?

    asked by Milen on November 6, 2012
  23. Math

    Talor is building a birdhouse for his backyard. He needs a piece fo wood that is 8 inches long and 6 inches wide. What is the area of the piece of wood tayler needs

    asked by David on March 22, 2017
  24. calculus

    A certain clock has a minute hand that is 4 inches long and an hour hand is 3 inches long. How fast is the distance between the tips of the hands changing at 9:00?

    asked by Chelsea on November 23, 2010
  25. Math

    A rectangular prism has a volume of 9 inches 3 cubed. The area of the base is 4 inches to 2 cubed. What is the height of the prism? Please show the steps to get the answer

    asked by Cheyenne on May 3, 2018
  26. Algebra 1

    A box shaped like a rectangle prism has a height of 17 inches and a volume of 2,720 in^2. The length is 4 inches greater than twice the width. What is the width of the box?

    asked by Steve on February 11, 2015
  27. math

    The iength of a rectangle is 3 inches greater than its width and its area is 88 square inches.An equation that may be used to find the width w of the rectangle is a. 3w^2=88 b. w^2/3=88 c. w^2+3w-88=0 d. w^2-3w=88 e. w=29.3 please answer and explain

    asked by thomas on May 2, 2014
  28. Math

    A piece of paper has a length of 9 inches and width of 4 inches. The paper is rolled to form the shape of a cylinder. What is the largest possible volume of the cylinder?

    asked by Kar on March 30, 2016
  29. Math

    A fast growing mushroom doubled in size every day. After 30 days, it measured 6 inches tall. On which day did it measure 1 1/2 inches tall?

    asked by Xman on August 29, 2014
  30. Calculus

    On a certain clock the minute hand is 4 inches long and the hour hand is 3 inches long. How fast is the distance between the tips of the hands changing at 4 pm?

    asked by Joe on November 16, 2008
  31. Pre-Algebra

    A mat is 3w inches wide and the frame is w inches wide around a 16in x 48 in poster. Type an expression for the amount of frame material needed.

    asked by Jennifer on May 4, 2016
  32. Math

    PLEASE CHECK THESE 1. Write a ratio and a and a percent for the shaded area. (the area is 6x6 and the shaded area is 4x3) My answer is 1/3 and 33.33 2.Model 25% on a 4x3 grid My answer is the 3 shaded areas on the 4x3 grid. 3.Write the ratio as a percent.

    asked by COW on January 11, 2018
  33. geometry

    On July 16, 1882, a massive thunderstorm of Dubuque, Iowa, produced huge hailstones. The diameter of some of the hailstones was 17 inches. Ice weighs about 0.033 pounds/inches cubed. What was the approximate weight of these hailstones to the nearest pound?

    asked by Helena on March 24, 2015
  34. differential equation

    a four -pound weight stretches a spring 8 inches from its natural lenght . the weight is pulled downward an additional 6 inches and released with an initial upward velocity of 8 feet per second . find a formula for the position of the weight as a function

    asked by Anonymous on April 6, 2010
  35. trig

    A kite is in the shape of a quadrilateral with two pair of congruent adjacent sides. The lengths of two sides are 20.0 inches and the lengths of the other two sides are 35.0 inches. The two shorter sides meet at an angke of 115 degrees. A. Find the length

    asked by Anonymous on April 21, 2013
  36. math

    Write an equivalent expression by combining like terms. (4/5 x + 3) - (1/4 x - 1) (fraction 4 over 5 'x' plus 3)minus (fraction 1 over 4 'x' minus 1) THANK YOU!!

    asked by Tim on April 28, 2016
  37. Geometry

    The sides of a square each measures 4 ¾ inches. Find the area of the square as a fraction or mix number. (Do not use decimals)

    asked by Rob on September 10, 2009
  38. Algebra2

    The water level varies from 12 inches at low tide to 52 inches at high tide. Low tide occurs at 9:15 am. High tide occurs at 3:30 pm. What is a cosine function that models the variation in inches above and below the water level as a function of time and

    asked by steve on May 11, 2017
  39. Okay Last Q's For today Ms. Sue MAth

    There are 35 marbles in a bag: 9 blue marbles, 8 green marbles, 4 red marbles, 8 white marbles, and 6 yellow marbles. Find P(red). Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form, a decimal, and a percent. 2. A number cube with the numbers 1 through 6

    asked by jman on April 3, 2013
  40. math

    ben wants to decorate his bedroom wall with colored square tiles of the same size. The area he wants to tile is a rectangle measuring 60 inches by 96 inches. He uses only whole tiles. Find the greatest possible length of each side of a tile.

    asked by amy on August 29, 2012
  41. College Algebra and Trigonometry

    A weight is attached to an elastic spring that is suspended from a ceiling. If the weight s pulled 1 inch below its rest position and released its displacement in inches after t seconds is given by x(t)=(5pt+p/3. Find the first two times for which the

    asked by Madlyn Roberts on April 30, 2014
  42. algebra

    When Charlotte planted her tomato plant, it grew 3 inches in one week. After 5 weeks, the tomato plant was 23 inches tall. Assume the relationship is linear. Find and interpret the rate of change and the initial value.

    asked by natalie on November 17, 2014
  43. College Algebra and Trigonometry

    A weight is attached to an elastic spring that is suspended from a ceiling. If the weight s pulled 1 inch below its rest position and released its displacement in inches after t seconds is given by x(t)=(5pt+p/3. Find the first two times for which the

    asked by Madlyn Roberts on April 30, 2014
  44. math

    The shortest side of a polygon of area 196 square inches is 4 inches long. What is the area of a similar polygon whose shortest side is 8 inches long?

    asked by kimber on May 17, 2010
  45. Geometry

    The shortest side of a polygon of area 196 square inches is 4 inches long. What is the area of a similar polygon whose shortest side is 8 inches long?

    asked by Kaley on May 17, 2010
  46. Math

    A friend claims that the average length of trout caught in this lake is 19 inches. To test this claim we find that a sample of 13 trout has a mean length of 18.1 inches with a sample standard deviation of 3.3 inches. The population standard deviation is

    asked by Alison on December 22, 2012
  47. Pre-Algerbra

    A basketball drops from a height of 76 in. On bounce 1, it rebounds to a height of 38 in. On bounce 2, it rebounds to a height of 19 in. How high does the basketball bounce on bounce 3? ---- A. 9 inches B. 19 inches C. 9.5 inches D. 4.75 inches

    asked by Layla on October 17, 2012
  48. Math

    HOw can ratios be used to compare 2 numbers I know how to write it like fraction, colonc, and the word "to" please help thanks PLEASE HELP ME!!!

    asked by Janet on January 23, 2007
  49. Math

    Compare the fractions . Write >or< for the 🔲, use fraction tiles or number lines to help you. 2/8 🔲 1/3 2/6🔲 2/8 2/3🔲 3/4 1/8 🔲1/4 1/10🔲2/6 3/4🔲1/6

    asked by Nawaf on February 1, 2014
  50. Algebra

    1 supersized cone for $8 or 4 regular-sized cones for $5. The large cone is has a radius of 5 inches and a height of 12 inches. Each of the 4 smaller cones have a radius of 2.5 inches and a height of 6 inches. Which holds more ice cream? the 1 big cone? or

    asked by Anonymous on April 1, 2018
  51. calculus help plz

    a force of 1250 pounds compresses a spring 5 inches from its natural length. find the work done in compressing the spring 8 additional inches. f=kd 1250=k5 k=250 then what do i do. the answer choices are: a.3250 b.21,125 c.18000 d.2000 e. none of these

    asked by david on January 8, 2007
  52. math

    A box with an open top is to be constructed from a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions W inches by L inches by cutting out equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides. (W = 12 in. and L = 20 in). Find the values of x for

    asked by tom on February 9, 2013
  53. advanced algerbra

    Write the first four terms of the sequence that begins with 5000 and decays 15% with each term. What is the common ratio? I found that that common ratio is .85 but I'm confused on how yyou would get that?

    asked by andie on January 29, 2015
  54. trigonometry

    Gabe is spending two weeks on an archaeological dig. He finds a fragment of a circular plate that his leader thinks may be valuable. The arc length of the fragment is about 1/6 the circumference of the original complete plate and measures 1.65 inches. A

    asked by candace on May 28, 2010
  55. Algebra

    3. Write the ratio as a fraction in simplest from. 28:48

    asked by qwertyuiop on May 26, 2015
  56. statistics

    It is well known that the heights of individual American men are normally distributed with mean 70 inches and standard deviation 2.8 inches. The Central Limit Theorem states that if n men are randomly chosen, then their average height will also be normally

    asked by LISA on February 13, 2011
  57. geometry

    The Statue of Liberty is 3661 inches from the base to the tip of the torch. A New York vendor sells a souvenir model of the statue that is 6 inches tall. What is the scale factor of the model? Round to the nearest thousandth.

    asked by kirk on August 18, 2016
  58. Calculus

    An open box is to be made from a rectangular piece of material by cutting equal squares of length x from each corner and turning up the sides. If the material is 18 inches long and 12 inches wide. What is the volume of the box as a function of x?

    asked by Zelina on July 22, 2016
  59. math

    A semicircle is constructed along each side of a right triangle with legs 6 inches and 8 inches. The semicircle placed along the hypotenuse is shaded, as shown. What is the total area of the two non-shaded crescent-shaped regions? Express your answer in

    asked by Anonymous on September 12, 2018
  60. College Algebra & Trigonometry

    A weight is attached to an elastic spring that is suspended from a ceiling. If the weight is pulled 1 inch below its rest position and released its displacement in inches after t seconds is given by x(t)=2cos(5ðt+ð/3). Find the first two times for which

    asked by Lira on May 2, 2014
  61. Math

    What is the GREATEST number of pictures each 2.5-inches by 3.5-inches, that a photographer can print on an 8-inch by 10-inch piece of sensitized paper? Isn't the answer supposed to be 4, because once you cut it you cannot put it back together. Please tell

    asked by Anonymous on August 9, 2015
  62. Geometry

    The Z company specializes in caring for zebras. They want to make a 3-dimensional "Z" to put in front of their company headquarters. The "Z" is 15 inches thick and the perimeter of the base is 390 inches. What is the lateral surface area of this "Z"? 390 x

    asked by Boberto on April 10, 2016
  63. Math

    Alicia has a flat platter shaped like a square with a semicircle of diameter 10 inches on each edge, as pictured. What is the number of inches in the side length of the smallest square ABCD that can contain the platter? I drew a diagram so far, but I don't

    asked by Kelly on March 22, 2015
  64. SCIENCE

    WHAT IS PRESSURE EXERTED OUTWARDLY IN A CYCLINDER THAT HAS ONE END CLOSED AND THE OTHER OPEN WHEN AN INTERNAL HEAT SOURCE RAISES THE TEMPERATURE FROM 70 DEGREE F TO 300 DEGREE F IF THE CYCLINDER IS 48 INCHES DIAMETER AND 240 INCHES LONG

    asked by JIMMY on March 10, 2011
  65. math

    A semicircle is constructed along each side of a right triangle with legs 6 inches and 8 inches. The semicircle placed along the hypotenuse is shaded, as shown. What is the total area of the two non-shaded crescent-shaped regions? Express your answer in

    asked by Anonymous on September 12, 2018
  66. geometry

    Right triangle ABC is similar to triangle XYZ, because angle B is congruent to angle Y. If side AB equals 15 inches, side BC equals 45 inches, and side YZ equals 9 inches, then what is the length of side XY?

    asked by lane on February 17, 2011
  67. Math

    Allen has a piece of rope that is 84 inches long. He cuts off one piece that is 43 3/4 inches long and another piece that is 31 5/8 inches long. What is the total length of the remaining piece of rope after the two cuts are made?

    asked by Aria on October 13, 2015
  68. geometry

    Right triangle ABC is similar to triangle XYZ, because angle B is congruent to angle Y. If side AB equals 12 inches, side BC equals 27 inches, and side YZ equals 9 inches, then what is the length of side XY?

    asked by lily on June 9, 2010
  69. Math

    The measurement of the radius of a circle is 16 inches, with a possible error of .25 inches. Use differentials to approximate the possible propagate error in computing the area of the circle.

    asked by Matt on November 18, 2016
  70. math 3

    maude hung 3 pictures on her wall. each picture measures 8 inches by 10 inches. what is the total area of the wall covered by the pictures?

    asked by bb love on February 11, 2015
  71. SSAT

    A small cube has a length of 2 inches. How many small cubes are needed to make a larger cube whose base has a perimeter of 32 inches?

    asked by Sally on October 26, 2018
  72. geometry

    a box is in the shape of a cube where each face of the box is 12 inches by 12 inches. How long is the longest possible stick that can fit inside this cube?

    asked by Marion on October 18, 2011
  73. Math

    The volume of an aquarium for one fish is 384 cubic inches. The height of the aquarium is 6 inches. The base is a square. What are the dimensions of the base?

    asked by Vix on January 8, 2017
  74. math

    the hour hand of a clock is 5 inches long and the minute hand is 6 inches long. determine the distance between the tips of the hands at 11:40 pm????

    asked by bob on December 8, 2011
  75. math

    a dollar bill has an area of 15.86 square inches. If a dollar bill is 2.6 inches long, how wide is it? Also, please explain how you got the answer because i am very confused.

    asked by andrew on May 17, 2011
  76. math

    hanah is 60 inches tall. hanah is 1 inch taller than eli, who is 4 inches shorter than carrie. hall tall is carrier

    asked by kaseyo on September 18, 2012
  77. math

    Want to hang a painting on a wall that is 17and 5/8 inches high and I want 2 inches left on top and bottom of painting showing. Where would I hang it at?

    asked by jamie on June 2, 2013
  78. math

    the volume of a triangular prism is 226.08 cubic inches. if the area of the base is 28.26 square inches, what is the height of the triangular prism?

    asked by kassie on February 11, 2013
  79. Geometry

    A paperweight in the shape of a triangular prism has a height of 3 inches. its volume is 18 cubic inches. what is the area of the triangular base of the prism?

    asked by Nataly on April 3, 2012
  80. math

    The diameter of a pipe is normally distributed with a mean of 0.4 inches and a variance of 0.0004. What is the probability that the diameter of a randomly selected pipe will exceed 0.44 inches?

    asked by missy on November 15, 2008
  81. algebra

    A piece of yarn 29 inches long is cut into two parts. If one of the resulting pieces is m inches long, represent the length of the other piece.

    asked by viktoriya on November 20, 2018
  82. geography

    The lengths of two sides of a right triangle are 12 inches and 15 inches. What is the difference between the two possible lengths of the third side of the triangle? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

    asked by cindy on January 27, 2016
  83. Algebra 1

    Alisha is paying $20 for a large pizza,which is 18 inches in diameter, a better buy than paying $5 for a personal size pizza that is 6 inches across?Explain

    asked by Muhammad on December 21, 2016
  84. math

    The diameter of a pipe is normally distributed with a mean of 0.4 inches and a variance of 0.0004. What is the probability that the diameter of a randomly selected pipe will exceed 0.44 inches?

    asked by missy on November 15, 2008
  85. math

    Number of cubic inches in volume of cube, Number of square inches in surface area of cube. which one is greater or equal?

    asked by vincent on July 30, 2013
  86. Statistics

    The annual precipitation for one city is normally distributed with a mean of 72 inches and a standard deviation of 3.5 inches. In 95% of the years, the precipitation in this city is between___ and ___

    asked by Marc on July 23, 2012
  87. calculus

    A spherical balloon is leaking air at 2 cubic inches per hour. How fast is the balloon's radius changing when the radius is 2 inches.

    asked by Jordan on January 9, 2012
  88. Physics

    There are two wheels with diameter 30 inches and 20 inches. The first wheel covers a certain distance in 240 revolutions. In how many revoluions would the second wheel cover the same distance?

    asked by Lost In Studies on September 30, 2010
  89. Math

    Gina uses a magnifying glass to look at bugs. A caterpillar that is 2 inches long appears 4.5 inches long through the glass. What is the scale factor?

    asked by HOLAMOM on November 9, 2012
  90. algebra or algebra1

    A rectangle has length 21 inches and width 16 inches. What is the length of a diagonal from one corner to the opposite corner, rounded to the nearest inch

    asked by amy on March 5, 2016
  91. maths

    A circular table is pushed into the corner of a rectangular room in such a way that it just touches two adjacent walls.An ant crawling on the table rim(on the minor arc between the two points of contact)observes that it is 8 inches from one wall and 1

    asked by Nitumoni on September 3, 2014
  92. Math

    Circle C has radius 4 inches. Circle D had radius 9 inches. These two circles are connected. Point A,B,and E are points of tangency. Find AB. From point C to point D(which is the radius of circle C plus the raduis of circle D) it is 13 inches. From point C

    asked by Greg on April 29, 2011
  93. Math

    Julie wants to find out how much water was used when taking a bath and when taking a shower. Julie found the dimensions of the tub filled with enough water to take a bath was 48 inches x 38 inches x 16 inches and that the shower uses 8.25 gallons per

    asked by shewanna on January 22, 2017
  94. math

    FIND THE SLOPE AND THE Y-INTERCEPT OF THE LINE. WRITE FRACTIONAL ANSWER IN LOWEST TERMS. 4y + 4x + 7= 16+4x

    asked by DAVISHA on February 4, 2009
  95. Math

    13. A pile of candy in Mr. Stallone's class was 9 1/2 inches high. Each consecutive week, for the next eight weeks, the height of the pile of candy increased by 4 1/5 inches. What was the height, and inches, of the pile after five weeks? 20. The Golden

    asked by Mika on November 28, 2015
  96. Math

    3. All faces of a table top with the given dimensions (width:20, length:22, height:1)are going to be painted. Which of the following is the surface area of the table top? A. 440 B. 524 C. 880 D. 964 my answer 4. How much less surface area of the table will

    asked by Marvel on February 24, 2017
  97. Mathematics--Urgent

    Don is planting flowers in the school garden's planter box. The planting are is five and one-half feet long and 10 inches wide. Each plant is 2 inches wide. There must be 8 inches of space between the flowers. What is the largest number of plants he can

    asked by Anonymous on October 21, 2013
  98. math

    The length of a rectangle is 12 inches and the width is 12 inches. What rectangle has the same area?

    asked by Anonymous on October 25, 2012
  99. Maths

    The perimeter of a doormat is 90 inches. The doormat 15 inches wide. How long is it

    asked by Varshini on January 31, 2017
  100. math

    The cubic feet of a cylinder that's 12 3/4 inches wide and 16 inches wide?

    asked by Anonymous on January 27, 2016