1. factoring

    if the length of one side of a square is 1/2h, find the representation of the area. If a side of a square is s, the area is s squared. area of square is (length of side)^2. Substitute 1/2h for (length of side) and go from there.

    asked by Katrina on November 8, 2006
  2. geometry

    square 1 has a side length of x, and square 2 has a side length of y. Square 2 is formed by joining the midpoints of the sides of square 1 in order. If x=2, find the ratio of the are of square 1 to the area of square 2

    asked by kim on July 29, 2017
  3. math

    The length of a side of a square is fifteen less than four times the length of a side of a second square. The perimeter of the two squares differ by 24 inches. Find in inches, the length of a side of the smaller square. [ Only an algebraic solution will be

    asked by vincent on July 27, 2013
  4. math

    The length of a rectangle is 2 times its width and its perimeter is 42 cm. A ssquare is formed by putting together 2 rectangles like this. Find the length and width of the edge and the area of this square. "A ssquare is formed by putting together 2

    asked by kyle on April 14, 2007
  5. Algebra

    The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 7 in. more than the perimeter of a square. The side of the triangle is 5 in. longer than the side of the square. Find the length of each side of the triangle. (Note: An equilateral triangle has all sides equal)

    asked by Jodi on August 16, 2007
  6. mathematics (word problems leading to linear equations )

    The side of one square is 5cm longer than the side of another square. The area of the two squares differ by 85 square centimetres. find the length of the side of the smaller square.

    asked by Bongiwe Gamede on April 13, 2016
  7. Algebra 2

    Solving By Factoring: The length of the side of a large square is 1 cm less than twice the length of the of the side of a smaller square. The area of the large square is 33cm^2 more than the area of the small square. Find the length of the sides of the two

    asked by Miguelina on November 9, 2014
  8. MATH

    How did you decide what the whole number part of your estimate should be for the square? What do you think you could do to get a side length of the square that would produce a more accurate area? Is it possible to find a side length that would be perfect

    asked by Anonymous on October 31, 2018
  9. math

    The length of a rectangle is three times the length of a side of a square and the width of the rectangle is two less than the side of the square. If the perimeter of the rectangle is twenty eight more than the perimeter of the square, find the length of a

    asked by vincent on July 30, 2013
  10. Algebra 1

    You are designing a wall mural that will be composed of squares of different sizes. One of the requirements of your design is that the side length of each square is itself a perfect square. 1. If you represent the side length of a square as x^2, write an

    asked by Jynessa on December 4, 2013
  11. calculus

    The side of a square is measured to be 12 inches with a possible error of ±0.02 inch in that measurement. If x is the exact length of the side of the square, express this difference as an absolute value inequality and solve. Then find the interval

    asked by rachel on August 29, 2011
  12. algebra

    1. find the volume of a square pyramid with side length 4 ft and a height of 9ft? 36 48** 108 144 2.find the volume of a square pyramid with side length 6 cm and a height of 2 cm? 8 12 24** 72 3.find the volume of a cone with a radius of 3 cm and a height

    asked by lol on March 21, 2019
  13. college algebra

    An open box is made from a square piece of cardboard 20 inches on a side by cutting identical squares from the corners and turning up the sides.(a) Express the volume of the box, V , as a function of the length of the side of the square cut from each

    asked by danny on September 27, 2012
  14. Math

    you can draw a square inside another square by placing each vertex of the inner square on one side of the outer square. The large square in this diagram has side length 10 units a) Determine the area of the inscribed square as a function of x ( X is from

    asked by Annoym on February 22, 2016
  15. math

    i have trouble finding the answer to this and how to srt. there is a square and i havbe to find the area. HOweever inside the square is a triangle. the base of the triangle is 3 and the leg is 7. no height is given. plz help. Is this a right triangle? Is

    asked by liz on July 14, 2007
  16. Algebra

    The side of a square equals the length of a rectangle. The width of the rectangle is 4 meters longer than its length. The sum of the areas of the square and the rectangle is 48 square centimeters. Find the side of the square

    asked by Scott on December 6, 2010
  17. Algebra 2

    Orlando is making a design for a logo. He begins with a square measuring 20 inches on each side. The second square has a side length of 16 inches, and the third square has a side length of 12.8 inches. Which square will be the first square with a side

    asked by Kuaersh on May 20, 2015
  18. Maths

    A square is transformed into a recatangle of perimeter 30 cm, by increasing one side by 3 cm and reducing the adjacent side by 2 cm. Find the length of the square's side.

    asked by rick on October 15, 2017
  19. math

    If the sides of a square are lengthened by 8cm, the area becomes 144 cm^2 Find the length of a side of the original square. The length of a side of the original square is?cm

    asked by Tina on February 4, 2010
  20. Math

    1. Square Roots and Irrational Numbers A. 0.12 B.0.1257486 C.0.12121212 D.0.111111 2.Square Roots and Irrational Numbers A.square root of 121 B.square root of 150 C.square root of 400 D.square root of 1,000,000 3. Which number is a perfect square A. 32 B.

    asked by Hotpinkleapord1229 on January 20, 2020
  21. Math

    The volume of a rectangle prism with a square bases is 5880 cubic inches and it's height is 30 inches. Find the side length of the square base? 5880\30 = 196 square = side length of 14

    asked by Jake on April 2, 2015
  22. Math

    A Quadratic Word Problem If one side of a square is increased by 2 inches and an adjacent side is decreased by 2 inches, the area of the resulting rectangle is 32 square inches. Find the length of one side of the square.

    asked by LP on January 4, 2013
  23. Algebra

    If the length of each side of a square is increased by 3 cm, the perimeter of the new square is 40 more than twice the length of each side of the original square. Find the dimensions of the original square.

    asked by Faith on November 10, 2017
  24. math equation

    If the side of a square are extended to form a rectangle. One side of the square is extended by 5cm and the other side by 2cm. The area of the rectangle is 130cm^3. Find the length of the side of the square

    asked by Charlie Benj on June 30, 2016
  25. math

    Each side of a square is lengthened by 8 inches. The area of this new, larger square is 196 square inches. Find the length of a side of the original square.

    asked by Mary on September 14, 2010
  26. Math

    If one side of a square is increased by 2 inches and an adjacent side is decreased by 2 inches, the area of the resulting rectangle is 32 square inches. Find the length of one side of the square.

    asked by LP on December 19, 2012
  27. Math Repost

    Suzanne wants to put a fence around her square garden. If the garden covers an area of 100 ft, how many feet of fencing does she need? 20 ft*** 40 ft 10 ft 400 ft Which number is an irrational number? 0.12 0.1257486 0.1212121212........ (my answer is this

    asked by Me on March 14, 2018
  28. Math

    Suzanne wants to put a fence around her square garden. If the garden covers an area of 100 ft, how many feet of fencing does she need? 20 ft*** 40 ft 10 ft 400 ft Which number is an irrational number? 0.12 0.1257486 0.1212121212........ (my answer is this

    asked by Me on March 14, 2018
  29. 2 questions. for math.

    I have a question. can you help me. The question is, Find the side length of a square that has a permeter of 32cm? im not understanding the part where it says find the side length. because to fing the area you need to do width x length. so how do i get the

    asked by Taylor on January 7, 2008
  30. math

    Find the area of a square with side A when a is equal to the following values. Are the area of a square and the length of its side directly proportional quantities? Why or why not? A=8 cm. The area of the square is _______ square cm. The area of the square

    asked by henry on November 1, 2018
  31. math

    The length of a side of square S1 is x, and the length of a side of square S2 is five times larger then the area as square S1, what is y in terms of x ? please answer and explain

    asked by Thomas on January 17, 2014
  32. MA 107 college algebra

    Each side of a square is lengthened by 2 inches. The area of this new, larger square is 81 square inches. Find the length of a side of the original square.

    asked by tinysong on March 24, 2013
  33. math

    Each student desk in a classroom has a rectangular desktop that measures 60 cm by 45cm .Some of these desks are arranged ,side by side . Find the least length of a side of the square . AND the number of rows and colums of desk used to form the large square

    asked by ZEELINGA on January 18, 2013
  34. Math, Algebra

    A square and rectangle have the same area. The length of the rectangle is five inches more than twice the length of the side of the square. The width of the rectangle is 6 inches less than the side of the square. Find the length of the side of the square.

    asked by Liz on May 2, 2017
  35. Physics

    When the length of each side of a square is increased by 5 inches, the AREA is increased by 85 in2. Find the length of the side of the original square

    asked by Lorena on August 30, 2017
  36. Math

    A square has a side length of 18 feet . This square is dilated by a scale of 1/2 to create a new square . What is the side length of the new square

    asked by Brittney on March 3, 2016
  37. math

    A square and a rectangle have equal areas. The length of the rectangle is 9 cm longer than the side of the square and the width of the recangle is 6 cm shorter than the side of the square. How long is the side of the square?

    asked by kajul on November 6, 2010
  38. Calculus

    A piece of wire x cm long is to be cut into two pieces, each to bent to be a square. the length of a side of one square is to be 9 times the length of a side of the other . Express the sum of the areas of two squares in term of x .

    asked by Angy on November 15, 2014
  39. math

    The perimeter of square A is 81 inches. The length of each side of square B is 1 inch less than the length of each side of square A. One side of square B is ___ inches in length.

    asked by Tee on July 21, 2017
  40. Math

    The length of a rectangle is 1 more than the side of a square and the width of the rectangle is 1 less than the side of the square. of the area of the rectangle 35, find the length of the side of the square.

    asked by Eva on July 24, 2012
  41. Algebra

    A square and an equilateral triangle has the same perimeter. Each side of the triangle is 5 m less than twice the length of each side of the square. How long is each side of the square? Define the variables and write a system of equations. Thx! (:

    asked by Jenica on February 15, 2010
  42. MATH

    1. Which number is a irrational number? A. 0.12 B. 0.1257486... C. 0.12121212... D. 0.111111... 2. Which number is an irrational number? A. 121/ B. 150/ C. 400/ D. 1,000,000/ 3. Which number is a perfect square? A. 32 B. 144 C. 1,000 D. 36,000 4. Sam

    asked by HELP! on March 18, 2016
  43. Algebra

    Length of a side on a square is 5cm longer than the side of another square. the total area is 193cm. what is length of original?

    asked by Dave on February 10, 2015
  44. Calculus

    A rectangular piece of tin has an area of 1334 square inches. A square tab of 3 inches is cut from each corner, and the ends and sides are turned up to make an open box. If the volume of the box is 2760 cubic inches, what were the original dimensions of

    asked by James on June 13, 2016
  45. math

    Which of the following square pyramids have a volume of 24 mm. choose all that apply a square pyramid with a side length of 9 mm and a height of 8 mm a square pyramid with a side length of 3 mm and a height of 8 mm a square pyramid with a side length of 2

    asked by Erica McDonnell on February 8, 2018
  46. math

    Which of the following square pyramids have a volume of 24 mm. choose all that apply a square pyramid with a side length of 9 mm and a height of 8 mm a square pyramid with a side length of 3 mm and a height of 8 mm a square pyramid with a side length of 2

    asked by Erica McDonnell on February 8, 2018
  47. Algebra 1

    A landscaper has two gardens: one is a square and the other is a rectangle. The width of the rectangular garden is 5 yards less than a side of the square one, and the length of the rectangular garden is 3 yards more than a side of the square garden. If the

    asked by Sabrina on June 1, 2009
  48. Algebra 2

    Given the area of the figure, find its perimeter to the nearest tenth. 1. A = 90 ft^2; number of squares: 6. A: ? 2. A baseball diamond is a square with an area of 8100 square feet. The length of the diagonal of any square is equal to √2 times it's side

    asked by Victoria on September 2, 2014
  49. Math

    1. Choose a room you would like to decorate. Measure its length or width. This measurement will be the length of your pennant string. 2. Choose a size of paper square to use. (Hint: Whole number side lengths will make the calculations easier.) 3. Cut the

    asked by YRN DJ on November 18, 2015
  50. Algebra

    The perimeter of MNO is equal to the perimeter of square ABCD. If the lengths of the sides of the triangle are represented by 4x + 4, 5x - 3, and 17, and one side of the square is represented by 3x, find the length of a side of the square.

    asked by Tiffany on October 22, 2015
  51. Math

    The sides of a square are all increased by 3 cm. The area of the new square s 64 cm^2. How can you find the length of a side of the original square?

    asked by Angie on April 30, 2009
  52. Square roots

    The diagonal of a square has length square root 2 X s, where s is the length of a side of the square. What is the length of the diagonal in a square with sides that are 13 cm? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

    asked by Maddy on March 7, 2012
  53. Math

    An artist wants to frame a square painting with an area of 400 square inches. She wants to know the length of the wood trim that is needed to go around the painting. a. If x is the length of one side of the painting, what equation can you set up to find

    asked by I Need Help :/ on August 26, 2015
  54. Geometry

    The side length of square ABCD is 1 unit. Its diagonal, AC, is a side of square ACEF. Square ACEF is then enlarged by a scale factor of 2. What is the area of the enlargement, in square units?

    asked by Kayla on March 27, 2012
  55. math/algebra

    I have a triangle one side = 3 side 2 = square root5 - square root 3 side 3 = square root 5 + square root 3 I can get the answer 3 and I know I am missing the square root part of the equation can you help me by showing how this problem is worked so I can

    asked by Dee on July 22, 2007
  56. Algebra

    A square has an area of 49 square units. Find the side length and perimeter of the square.

    asked by Anonymous on November 25, 2015
  57. 7th grade math Ms. Sue please

    2. Shelly sews a blanket that has an area of 170 square feet. It has 30 square blocks, each the same size. What is the approximate length of each side of a block? (1 point) 1 foot 2 feet 3 feet 4 feet 3. Which of these numbers can be classified as

    asked by Delilah on October 24, 2012
  58. Math

    A square and four congruent rectangles are arranged in a larger square. The smaller square and each of the rectangles have the same perimeter.Determine the ratio of the length of a side of the larger square to the length of side of the smaller square.

    asked by Eric on May 30, 2011
  59. Algebra 2

    My question involves "Graphic Representation of Radicals of the Second Order" I know that the length of the hypotneuse of a right triangle equals the square root of the sum of the lengths of the two legs. The problems I'm having trouble with are the square

    asked by Josh on February 23, 2012
  60. Algebra 2

    My question involves "Graphic Representation of Radicals of the Second Order" I know that the length of the hypotneuse of a right triangle equals the square root of the sum of the lengths of the two legs. The problems I'm having trouble with are the square

    asked by Josh S on February 24, 2012
  61. math

    An equilateral triangle and a square both have perimeters of 48 inches. What is the ratio of the length of the side of the triangle to the length of the side of the square? Express your answer as a common fraction.

    asked by G on March 26, 2015
  62. Math--Volume and Surface Area

    The volume of a cube is 125 cubic inches. Find the surface area. I know that the volume formula is V=Bh where v=volume, B=area of the base, and h=height. How do I get the surface area though? Also, The surface area of a cube is 384 square cm. Find the

    asked by Emily on April 24, 2007
  63. Math

    The length and width of a rectangle are (x+4)cm and xcm respectively. Write down expressions for: A. The perimeter of the rectangle B. The length of the side of a square with the same perimeter If the sum of the areas of the square and the rectangle is

    asked by Ghiffari on October 24, 2011
  64. math

    The area of a square garden is represented by the quadratic expression 9x^2 - 12x + 4. The length of one side of the square garden is 91 inches. What is the value of x ? Hint: Since the garden is in the shape of a square, the expression 9x^2 - 12x + 4 is

    asked by Jalen on November 29, 2016
  65. math

    Sam purchased 625 square feet of carpet for his bedroom, which is shaped as a square. What are the dimensions of his bedroom? Each side of the bedroom has a length of 25 feet. Each side of the bedroom has a length of 156.25 feet. Each side of the bedroom

    asked by Cat on February 22, 2015
  66. math

    Jeff and Rocky both drew squares on a piece of art paper. Jeff drew a square with a side length of inches. Rocky drew a square with a side length of inches. Part A: Which student drew the square with the longer side length? Part B: How did you come to this

    asked by boy needs help on November 15, 2018
  67. math

    Plz solve this problem.. A wire of 100 cm is cut into two parts and each part is bent to form square.if the sum of the areas of two squares is 425 cm square.find the length of side of two square.

    asked by Ali on January 21, 2016
  68. Algebra

    Find the area of a square with side a when a=2 in, a=12 in, and a=0.8 in. Are the area of a square and the length of its side directly proportional quantities? Why or why not?

    asked by Vernice on September 28, 2019
  69. math

    The area of a square garden is represented by the quadratic expression 9x2 - 12x + 4. The length of one side of the square garden is 91 inches. What is the value of x ? Hint: Since the garden is in the shape of a square, the expression 9x2 - 12x + 4 is the

    asked by Jalen on November 28, 2016
  70. math

    a corner lot that was originally square lost 185m^2 area when one of the adjacent streets was widened by 3m and the other was widened by 5m. find the new dimensions of the lot.(hint:let x equal the length of a side of the original square lot) It might help

    asked by john on November 29, 2006
  71. Algebra

    If the side of a square are lengthened by 7cm, the area becomes 225cm^2. Please help me find the length of the original side! Thank you

    asked by Bailey on May 5, 2012
  72. Math

    The perimeter of a square must be greater than 104 inches but less than 150 inches. Find the range of possible side lengths that satisfy these conditions. (Hint: the perimeter of a square is given by P=4s, where s represents the length of a side).

    asked by Whitney on September 2, 2015
  73. Maths Problem

    Anyone, Please Help me. the figure is not drawn to scale. it shows two squares. the total area of two squares is 65 sq cm. the length of the smaller square is more that half the length of the larger square. given that the length of each square is a whole

    asked by Sarah JJ on May 5, 2015
  74. Maths

    Please help.... The figure is not drawn to scale. It shows two squares. the total area of two squares is 65 sq cm. the length of the smaller square is more that half the length of the larger square. given that the length of each square is a whole number,

    asked by JJ.Sarah on May 5, 2015
  75. math

    There is a square with each of it’s side is of 2m. An octagonal is cut-of from this square by cutting it’s edge such that the octagonal has all it’s sides equal. Find out the length of each side of the octagonal

    asked by soumya on January 9, 2011
  76. math

    find the missing length in this diagram showing a T-square. (reduce the radical to simplist form. 6 cm (one side of triangle) 3 cm ( other side of triangle) the third side (diagonal line conecting other two sides)= x cm.

    asked by veronica on March 3, 2010
  77. math

    A wire of lenght 90 cm is bent to form a square.Find the length of the side of the square

    asked by amanul rahman on March 28, 2016
  78. Math

    The corners of a square lie on a circle of diameter 0.33 m. Each side of the square has length L. Find L.

    asked by Liz on September 20, 2010
  79. algebra 2

    The are of a square can be represented by the polynomial 4x^2-16x+16. Find the length of a side of the square in terms of x.

    asked by kimmy on October 3, 2009
  80. physics first year

    The corners of a square lie on a circle of diameter 0.4 m. Each side of the square has length L. Find L.

    asked by anna on September 17, 2014
  81. geometry

    Find the area of the region between a square and an inscribed circle, when the square has a side length of 6 in.

    asked by Anonymous on March 10, 2011
  82. College Algebra

    suppose that the area of a square is six times its perimeter. find the length of a side of the square

    asked by Jason on September 12, 2010
  83. Math

    Chris has a square garden with an area of 38.a m squared. He decreases the length of each side by 1.7 m to make a smaller garden. What is the perimeter of the smaller garden. {Hint find the length of each side of the bigger garden first, then decrease the

    asked by Cindy on November 5, 2014
  84. Math

    Chris has a square garden with an area of 38.4 m squared. He decreases the length of each side by 1.7 m to make a smaller garden. What is the perimeter of the smaller garden. {Hint find the length of each side of the bigger garden first, then decrease the

    asked by Brianna on November 5, 2014
  85. Math

    Chris has a square garden with an area of 38.4 m squared. He decreases the length of each side by 1.7 m to make a smaller garden. What is the perimeter of the smaller garden. {Hint find the length of each side of the bigger garden first, then decrease the

    asked by Anonymous on November 5, 2014
  86. geometry

    Find the diagonal length of a square with a side of the square measuring 5 centimetres?

    asked by siobhan on September 7, 2010
  87. math

    help please!!!!!! explain how you would find the length of one side of a square if the area is 36 square units.

    asked by santos on March 30, 2011
  88. math- pre calc/trig

    Find the length of each side of a square if the diagonal is 7(square root 2)? How do I solve or set up this problem?

    asked by jen on September 30, 2014
  89. Algebra

    Suppose that the area of a square is forty-one times its perimeter. Find the length of a side of the square.

    asked by Anonymous on September 11, 2010
  90. Math

    Suppose that the area of a square is forty-one times its perimeter. Find the length of a side of the square. All I can think of is that P=4s and A=s^2 thanks for any help

    asked by Mark G on September 10, 2010
  91. algebra

    If the sides of a square are lengthened by 8 cm, the area becomes 256cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square.

    asked by taty on June 4, 2011
  92. math

    If the sides of a square are lenthened by 7 cm, the area becomes 121 cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square

    asked by marie on August 29, 2010
  93. math

    If the sides of a square are lenthened by 7 cm, the area becomes 121 cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square

    asked by marie on August 29, 2010
  94. algebra

    If the sides of a square are lengthened by 6 cm the area becomes 196 cm 2 find the length of a side of the original square?

    asked by Terry on April 15, 2012
  95. math

    A truncated square pyramid (also known as a frustum) is an object obtained by cutting a square pyramid by a plane parallel to its base (as shown in the figure). For a truncated square pyramid it is known that the side length of the large base is 10 cm and

    asked by ani on February 22, 2015
  96. Math

    If the sides of a square are lengthened by 7cm, the area becomes 121cm2. Find the length of a side of the original square.

    asked by Justin on October 31, 2010
  97. College Algebra

    If the sides of a square are lenthened by 7 cm, the area becomes 222 cm squared. Find the length of a side of the original square.

    asked by Jacqueline on August 12, 2010
  98. Algebra 1

    If the sides of a square are lengthened by 8cm, the area becomes 289cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square. I do not know how to do this please help me.

    asked by Cynthia on July 3, 2008
  99. algebra

    If the sides of a square are lengthend by 7cm, the area becomes 121cm^2. Find the length of a side of the orginal square.

    asked by Shane on October 23, 2010
  100. Math

    X^2+16x+64 is the area of a square,find the length of each side of the square.

    asked by Kirandeep on November 7, 2013