your basement has an 8 3/12 foot ceiling.To the nearest half foot,how tall is the tallest cabinet that can fit in the basement.

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  1. calculus

    the cross section of a 5-ft long trough is an isosceles trapezoid with a 2 foot lower base, a 3-foot upper base, and an altitude of 2 feet. water is running into the trough at a rate of 1 cubic foot per minute. how fast is the water level rising when the

  2. Calc

    A street light is at the top of a 20 foot tall pole. A 6 foot tall woman walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 50 feet from the base of the pole?

  3. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 19 foot tall pole. A 6 foot tall woman walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 30 feet from the base of the pole?

  4. trigonometry ans.

    At a point on the ground 50 feet from the foot of a tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 53°. Find the height of the tree to the nearest foot. I got 50xtan53 = 66.35 nearest foot ? would I use tan or sin since I'm finding the foot of the

  5. 10th grade

    A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

  6. Math 7

    A tree casts a 50 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 4 foot man standing near the tree casts a 10 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

  7. math

    amy is 5 feet tall and casts a 4 foot shadow. the pine tree has an 8 foot shawdow. how tall is the pine tree

  8. Pre-Alegebra

    A 25 foot tall flagpole cast =s a 20 foot shadow. If a man with a height of 6 feet stands nearby, what will be the lenghth of this shadow?

  9. alge

    The angle of elevation of the sun is 31 degrees. Find the length of the shadow, to the nearest foot, of a man that is 6 feet tall.

  10. math

    The height of an object varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 6 feet tall casts a 15-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree? answer

  11. 8th grade math

    if a person is 6 feet tall and casts a 9 foot shadow, how tall would the shadow of a 100 foot tall tree be?

  12. english

    what should be capitalized? The ceiling of the sistine chapel in rome contains a painting 133 foot long and 45 feet wide. The names of specific buildings and cities are some of the items that are considered proper nouns and whose first letters need

  13. Pre-Calculus

    From a point on the ground 25 ft. from the foot of the tree, the angle of elevation of the top of the tree is 32 degrees. How do you find the height of the tree to the nearest foot?

  14. Geometry

    A student wants to determine the height of a tree. She knows that her six foot tall Teacher cast a 10 foot long shadow at the same time that the tree has a 45 foot long shadow. How tall is the tree?

  15. Math

    A gardner plans to build a fence around his 24 by 12 foot rectangular vegetable garden. fencing for the garden can be purchased in 50 foot, 75 foot, or 100 foot rolls. which roll of fencing should the gardner buy

  16. Analytical Geometry

    A 10 foot long ladder is leaning against a vertical wall with the top of the ladder 8ft from the ground. What is the slope of the ladder? How far is the foot of the ladder from the wall? Can a 6 foot tall man walk under the ladder 1 foot from the wall?

  17. mathematics

    the base of a ladder is placed 5 feet away form a 13 foot tall wall what is the minimum length ladder to reach the top of the wall (wall rounded to the nearest foot

  18. Math

    At a certain time, a verical pole 10 feet tall casts a 14-foot shadow. What is the angle of elevation of the sun to the nearest degree?

  19. trigonometry, check my answer please?

    A 15 ft. ladder is leaning against the side of a house and forms an angle of 66o with the ground. To the nearest foot how far from the base house is the foot of the ladder? I set it up cos66=15/x 15/cos66 =36.878, rounding to the nearest ft makes it 37

  20. Math

    On level ground, a 60-foot-tall vertical building casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, another vertical building casts a 25-foot shadow. how many feet tall is the second building?

  21. math

    On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest foot.

  22. geomtry

    A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

  23. College math

    1.Find the height to the nearest foot of a tree that makes a 50-foot shadow when a 2 ft. 6 in. pole is used to make a shadow of 3 feet.

  24. algebra 2

    An object's height varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 5 feet tall casts an 8-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree?

  25. Chandra

    A building is the shape of an airplane hanger (a half cylinder). Construction for the foundation (rectangular part) costs $30 per square foot, the sides (semicircle bases) cost $20 per square foot and the roofing cost $15 per square foot. The volume of the

  26. Math

    A round silo is 40 feet tall and has a 25 foot radius. How high would a load of 37000 cubic feet of grain fill the silo? Express your answer rounded to the nearest foot.

  27. geomtry

    A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

  28. math

    a 9 foot street sign casts a 12 foot shadow. the lamppost next to it castss a 24 foot shadow. how tall is the lamppost?

  29. Math

    You are fi ve feet tall and cast a seven-foot eight-inch shadow. At the same time, a basketball hoop casts a 19-foot shadow. How tall is the basketball hoop? Assume the triangles are similar.

  30. Calculus Please Check my answer

    the velocity of a particle moving along the x axis is v(t)=t^2+2t+1, with t measured in minutes and v(t) measured in feet per minute to the nearest foot find the total distance traveled by the particle from t=0 to t=2 minutes so, I took the integral of the

  31. calc / physics

    Suppose that a 5-foot-long chandelier falls from a 35-foot ceiling and that you are 6 feet tall and standing directly under the chandelier (a) How long do you have to get out of the way when it drops? =-16(t^2)+Vt+h =-16(t^2)+0+(35-5-6) (for the bottom of

  32. math

    In the scaled down drawing of a sport utility vehicle shown below,1/4 of an inch represents 1/2 of a foot. What is the unit rate in inches per foot? A. 1/2 of an inch per foot B. 1/8 of an inch per foot C. 1/4 of an inch per foot D. 2 inches per foot

  33. math

    a building casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 65 degrees, what is the height of the building to the nearest tenth of a foot? I did tan =x/25 x=25tan65 x=53.61267301

  34. Math

    in the woods is a cellular tower that is 72 feet tall and has a 60 foot shadow. next to it is a tree with a 40 foot shadow. how tall is the tree

  35. math

    a fence post a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it cast a 64-foot shadow. how tall os the tree? a)66 b)70 c)74 d)78 e)not enought information is given

  36. math

    your basement has an 8 3/12 foot ceiling.To the nearest half foot,how tall is the tallest cabinet that can fit in the basement.

  37. math

    A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

  38. Geometry

    A 38 foot tree casts a 16 foot shadow what is the angle of elavation of the sun to the nearest degree?

  39. Math

    the walls and ceiling of a hotel room need to painted. The floor is 20-foot square and the ceiling is 8 feet high. What is the surface area of the walls and ceiling to be painted? Ignore any doors or windows

  40. Algebra

    4. A shipping crate has a square base with sides of length x feet, and it is half as tall as it is wide. If the material for the bottom and sides of the box costs $2.00 per square foot and the material for the top costs $1.50 per square foot, express the

  41. Math

    I need two 12x23 feet of carpet for my basement at $6.00 per square foot. How much will this cost?

  42. geometry

    Chelsea is sitting 8 feet from the foot of a tree. From where she is sitting, the angle of elevation of her line of sight to the top of the tree is 36°. If her line of sight starts 1.5 feet above ground, how tall is the tree, to the nearest foot?

  43. trig

    A 115 foot foot casts a 147 foot shadow, what is the degree of elevation to the sun

  44. MATH

    The height of an object varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 6 feet tall casts a 15-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree? answer

  45. Intermediate Algebra

    If a 9-foot tall adult elephant casts an 18-foot shadow, how long is the shadow of the 6-foot zookeeper? Use a proportion to set up and solve an equation. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot if necessary.

  46. pre algebra

    A company is making two types of aluminum containers. One is a cylinder with a height of 1.25 feet and a diameter of 1 foot. The other is a rectangular prism with a length of 0.75 foot, a width of 0.75 foot, and a height of 1 foot. Aluminum costs $.02 per

  47. MATH

    13. A tree casts a shadow of 17 ft. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree is 68°. To the nearest foot, what is the height of the tree? 14. The angle of depression of a diver from the boat is 34°, and the diver is 367 ft

  48. Math

    1. At midnight, you are 60 feet due north of Jonas. You run due east at ten feet per second. Jonas walks two feet per second due north. How many seconds after midnight is Jonas closest to you? What is the corresponding minimum distance separating you and

  49. Math

    If Sally places a rocket that is 3 feet 6 inches tall atop a launch pad that is 1 foot 8 inches tall, how tall will the entire unit, rocket and launch pad, be when she is done? A.5 feet 4 inches B.5 feet 2 inches C.1 foot 8 inches D.4 feet 2 inches B? 3

  50. Geometry

    A 6 foot tall fence post a 1 foot shadow. A nearby clock tower cast a 35 foot shadow. what is the height of the tower?

  51. College algebra

    An architect wishes to design a large room 122 feet long that will be a whispering gallery. The ceiling of the room has a cross section that is an ellipse whose foci are to be located 14 feet to the right and the left of center. Find the height h of the

  52. Algebra 2

    An Egyptian Pharoah has ordered the construction of 4 pyramids. The main pyramid will be the tallest, while the other 3 will each be half its height. All 4 must have a height to base length ratio of 2:3. The maximum amount of stone for construction is 30

  53. Math

    At a certain time a verical pole 10 feet tall casts a 14-foot shadow. What is the angle of elevation of the sun to the nearest degree?

  54. math

    our man Ostap was going hame from kiev. He rod halfway-fifteen times as fast as he goes on foot. The second half he went by ox team. He can walk twice as fast as that. Would he have saved time if he had gone all the way on foot?

  55. math

    our man Ostap was going hame from kiev. He rod halfway-fifteen times as fast as he goes on foot. The second half he went by ox team. He can walk twice as fast as that. Would he have saved time if he had gone all the way on foot?

  56. trig plz help

    Solve. Round off your answer to the nearest foot. (The picture is not drawn to scale.) A balloon is 1500 feet above the ground. The angle of depression from the balloon to headquarters is 46°21'. How far is the headquarters from a point on the ground

  57. math

    The fountain is made up of two semicircles, the 2 semicircles have a radius of 10ft, and a quarter circle. Find the perimeter and the area of the fountain. Round the perimeter to the nearest tenth of a foot and the area to the nearest square foot.

  58. math

    your basement has an 8 3/12 foot ceiling.To the nearest half foot,how tall is the tallest cabinet that can fit in the basement.

  59. Math

    You arrive home to find that your 45 foot by 20 foot basement has 3 inches of water in it. A) If 1 cubic foot of water is about 7.48 gallons, how much water will you be pumping out of your basement? Express your answer rounded to the nearest tenth of a

  60. Physics

    Researchers have found that a gecko's foot is covered with hundreds of thousands of small hairs (setae) that allow it to walk up walls and even across ceilings. A single foot pad, which has an area of , can attach to a wall or ceiling with a force of 11 .

  61. pre algebra

    A company is making two types of aluminum containers. One is a cylinder with a height of 1.25 feet and a diameter of 1 foot. The other is a rectangular prism with a length of 0.75 foot, a width of 0.75 foot, and a height of 1 foot. Aluminum costs $.02 per

  62. pre algebra help

    A company is making two types of aluminum containers. One is a cylinder with a height of 1.25 feet and a diameter of 1 foot. The other is a rectangular prism with a length of 0.75 foot, a width of 0.75 foot, and a height of 1 foot. Aluminum costs $.02 per

  63. math

    Juan is cutting lumber into one half foot lenths.How many one half foot lengths will he get from an 8 foot long piece of lumber?

  64. Math

    A homeowner has a 1 foot by 8 foot carpet and a 10 foot by 10 foot carpet. Show how he can cut the 10 foot by 10 foot carpet into two pieces so that he can carpet a 9 foot by 12 foot room.

  65. Math

    a 5 foot fence will be built around the perimeter of a 50 foot by 120 foot rectangular lot. if the fence costs $1.80 per linear foot for labor and $.40 per square foot for material, what will be the cost of the fence?

  66. geometry

    If you had a room that is 10 foot by 12 foot in the shape of a rectangle, and one gallon of paint covers about 350 square feet, how many gallons of paint would you have to buy if you were painting the walls and the ceiling?

  67. math

    how would you describe how long a foot is without using numbers from http://www.answers.com/foot "In measurement, any of numerous lineal measures (commonly 9.8 – 13.4 in. [25 – 34 cm]) based on the length of the human foot. It is used exclusively in

  68. Geometry ( helllppp pleaaassse )

    A point on the ceiling of a room is 12ft. from each of the vertices of a triangle on the floor whose legs are 6ft. A and 8ft. respectively. find the length of the ceiling. 2. With a 12ft. pole marked in feet, how can one determine the foot of the

  69. Algebra 2

    if the angle of elevation of the sun with the ground is 10 degrees, what is the length of a shadow cast by a six foot person to the nearest foot?

  70. MATH

    THREE PAINTINGS ARE SHAPED LIKE AN 8 FOOT SQUARE A 7 FOOT BY 4 FOOT RECTANGLE AND A TRIANGLE AND A TRIANGLE WITH A 6 FOOT BASE AND A HEIGHT OF 7 FEET IF THOSE PAINTING ARE HUNG TOGETHER ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING, HOW MUCH OF THE BUILDING WALL WILL

  71. math

    Math homework help????? please? heres what it says on the paper. Using proportions, you can calculate the dimensions of objects without having to measure them. solve the problems that follow... heres the problem ===================================== amy is

  72. Math

    At the same time a 5 foot person cast a 2 foot shadow, a nearby flagpole cast a 10 foot shadow. How tall is the flagpole?

  73. 8th grade pre algerbra

    problem solving investigation: draw a diagram problem: kelly is using 3-inch square tiles to cover a 4-foot by 2-foot area the tiles are 0.5 inches tall if the tiles were stacked on top of each other to create a tower, how many inches tall would the tower

  74. Geometry

    Two ladders lean against opposite sides of a wall.The foot of the first ladder is 8ft from the base of the wall and reaches 15ft high on the wall.The foot of the first ladder is 8ft from the base of the wall and reaches 15ft high on the wall.The foot of

  75. math

    your basement has an 8 3/12 foot ceiling.To the nearest half foot,how tall is the tallest cabinet that can fit in the basement. it doesn't say how tall and wide the door bobpursley.

  76. math

    your basement has an 8 3/12 foot ceiling.To the nearest half foot,how tall is the tallest cabinet that can fit in the basement. it doesn't say how tall and wide the door bobpursley.

  77. math

    your kitchen has a 9 3/4 foot ceiling.To the nearest half foot,what is the tallest refrigerator that can fit in the kitchen under a cabinet that hangs down 3 feet?

  78. math

    points) You arrive home to find that your 55 foot by 20 foot basement has 6 inches of water in it. a) If 1 cubic foot of water is about 7.48 gallons, how much water will you be pumping out of your basement? Express your answer rounded to the nearest tenth

  79. trig

    a 7 foot tall man is standing 65 feet away from a tower. if the angle of elevation is 35 degrees. what is the height of the tower to nearest tenth of a foot?

  80. algebra

    If John stands near a 30 foot tall tree and leans a 50 foot tall ladder against the tree that reaches to the top of tree, then how far is John standing away from the tree? (Round to the nearest hundredth)

  81. math

    the tallest woman who ever lived cast a shadow of 10 feet while a 3 foot vertical stick cast a shadow of 3' 11". how tall was the woman to the nearest inch?

  82. mathematics

    Write the following scale as a ratio. a 4-foot tall model of a 100-foot tall building

  83. Math

    Carson is visiting the zoo on a field trip! While at the zoo, he sees a 10 foot tall adult elephant standing next to a 15 foot tall statue that is casting a 18 foot shadow. Carson wants to know the length of the elephant’s shadow. if you have the answer

  84. math

    jim's 10-foot garage casts a 7-foot shadow. his house has a 17.5-foot shawdow. how tall is his house

  85. English

    1. Do you mind moving your foot? 2. Point your right foot downward. 3. I'm sorry (that) I stepped on your foot. 4. I'm sorry to have stepped on your foot. 5. I'm sorry to step on your foot. 6. I'm sorry that I step on your foot. ---------------- Are they

  86. Math - Word problem

    I posted this earlier and received a reply - but the reply doesn't make sense. I drew up a picture of what was posted, but the figure comes out to finding the hypotenuse of a triangle that is 16x14 - not 16x10. What am I not seeing? Original problem: There

  87. geometry

    if a 5-foot tall bush casts a 2-foot shadow how tall is a tree standing next to the bush that casts an 8-foot shadow at the same time?

  88. math proportions

    At a certain time of the day, a 5 foot 1 inch woman casts a 3 foot 4 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 12 foot 10 inch shadow at the same time of day? Answer in feet and inches. Do not round until the final answer. Then round to the

  89. Is this correct?

    Amy is making scale drawings of different things in her neighborhood. One house she drew is 30 feet wide. Her scale drawing of the house is 5 inches wide. Which of the following uses the same scale Amy used to draw this house? A 54-foot-tall water tower

  90. Math (pleaseeeee answer I'm confused)

    1. A point on the ceiling of a room is 12ft. from each of the vertices of a triangle on the floor whose legs are 6ft. A and 8ft. respectively. find the length of the ceiling. 2. With a 12ft. pole marked in feet, how can one determine the foot of the

  91. Process Technology

    How many minutes will it take for an oil well producing 350 barrels of oil per day to fill a 14 foot diameter by 49 foot tall tank?

  92. Math

    A contractor gives a quote of $21,060 to build an 18 foot by 24 foot barn. What is the building cost per square foot?

  93. math

    how tall would a statue of a 5 foot 6 inch woman be if the scale for the statue is 1 foot 8 inches

  94. Math

    Matt who stands at 68 inches tall casts an 8 foot shadow at the same time a pear tree casts a 21 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?

  95. Math

    if a flagpole is 20ft tall and casts a shadow of 27ft how tall is a building that casts a shadow of 185ft? write a proportion and solve. round your answer to the nearest foot.

  96. Math

    A carpenter purchased 25.25 feet of hardwood at $25.20 per foot, and 3 types of trim molding: 2.6 feet $1.90 per foot, 2.8 feet at $3.90 per foot, 7.5 feet at $4.90 per foot. How much did he spend on this purchase?

  97. ALGEBRA

    At a certain time of day, a 5 foot 10 inch woman cast a 3 foot 3 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 13 foot 8 inch shadow at the same time of day

  98. Physics

    A punter drops a .43 kg football from rest vertically 1 meter down onto his foot. The ball leaves his foot with a speed of 18m/s at an angle of 55* above the horizontal. What is the impulse delivered by the foot (magnitude and direction)?

  99. Geometry

    1. A point on the ceiling of a room is 12ft. from each of the vertices of a triangle on the floor whose legs are 6ft. A and 8ft. respectively. find the length of the ceiling. 2. With a 12ft. pole marked in feet, how can one determine the foot of the

  100. Geometry

    A wheel has a radius of 1 foot. to the nearest foot, how far will the wheel travel in 50 revolutions?

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