# A square measures 18feet 6inches in length. If an octagon is inscribed in the square, then how long should each side of the octagon be?

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1. ## geometry

A square measures 18feet 6inches in length. If an octagon is inscribed in the square, then how long should each side of the octagon be?

asked by Cathy on July 15, 2011
2. ## Geometry

Circle O is inscribed is square ABCD, and at the same time, is circumscribed about square PQRS. WHich are is the smaller area, the region inside the inscribed circle minus the area of square PQRS or the are inside square ABCD minus the area of the

asked by Anonymous on May 20, 2012
3. ## maths-urgently needed

ABCD is a square with length of each side 1cm. An octagon is formed by lines joining the vertices of the square to the mid points of opposite sides. Find the area of the octagon?

asked by Anonymous on February 5, 2013
4. ## math

A square is inscribed inside a circle with radius r cm. a) Express the edge length of the square in terms of r and so find the area of the square in terms of r. Using side, 's' would make it much easier, but the question asks for me to find the area of the

asked by anonymous on February 19, 2018
5. ## Math

A square with a side length of 2s has a smaller square inscribed. The vertices of the smaller square are at the midpoints of the sides of the larger square. What is the ratio of the larger square to the area of the smaller square? Express your answer in

asked by April on February 10, 2015
6. ## Maths (Proof)

An octagon is formed by joining the points (7,0), (5,5), (0,7), (-5,5), (-7,0), (-5,-5), (0,-7), (5,-5) and (7,0). The octagon is regular. I have used proof by exhaustion and got that all sides are square root of 29. Then sketched it, and all sides were

asked by India on April 12, 2016
7. ## 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
8. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
9. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
10. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
11. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
12. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
13. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
14. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
15. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
16. ## geometry

The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?

asked by Lian on November 24, 2011
17. ## math

A square whose side is 2m has it's corner cut away so as to form a octagon with all sides equal find the length of each side of octagon and also find the area of the octagon?

asked by TUHITUHI on September 10, 2012
18. ## geometry

ABCD is a square of side length 1. E , F , G and H are the midpoints of AB , BC , CD and DA , respectively. The lines FA , AG , GB , BH , HC , CE , ED and DF determine a convex 8-gon. By symmetry, this octagon has equal sides. If s is the side length of

asked by Anonymous on February 23, 2013
19. ## 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
20. ## Math

A square is inscribed in a circle of radius r. Express the length of the side of the square in terms of r.

asked by Katie on January 11, 2010
21. ## Mathematics

A regular octagon is formed by cutting off the corners of a square. If one side of the square is n cm, find the total area removed in square cm.

asked by Arch on August 12, 2013
22. ## Math

If area of a square inscribed in a semi circle is 2 square centimeter. Fine the are of the square inscribed in a full circle

asked by Shankar on December 31, 2016
23. ## Calculus

Show that the rectangle with the largest area that is inscribed within a circle of radius r is a square. Find the dimensions and the area of the inscribed square. My respect goes to those who know how to tackle this one.

asked by Evie on April 19, 2008
24. ## 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
25. ## algebra

sooo confusing... 6. (¼ + 7/8)(9/13) A81/13 B17/104 C81/104 D17/29 E17/13 F17/25 7. [6(2+1) -6(1+1)] / [6(4-2) - 22 ] A3/2 B3/4 C3/5 D3 E1/3 F2/3 8. -3(y – 5) - (-2y + 1) A-y +14 B5y - 4 C-5y + 14 D-13y E-5y -6 F-y – 4 For problems 9 – 15 let a = 2,

asked by whitney on September 8, 2010
26. ## math

1. A wire of length x is bent into the shape of a square. Express the area A as a function of x only. 2. A circle of radius x is inscribed in a square. Find the area inside the square but outside the circle as a function of x only.

asked by Josh on April 16, 2008
27. ## geometry

A square ABCD is inscribed in a circle. The circle is folded to form a semi-sircle, and another square EFGH is inscribed in this semi-cirlcle. Find the ratio of the area of the square EFGH to the area of the square ABCD.

28. ## 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
29. ## 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

-PLEASE INCLUDE SOLUTIONS AND EXPLAIN HOW YOU DID IT PLEASE. *CHALLENGE. 1.SIMPLIFY : SQUARE ROOT OF 16^8+8^4/16^2+16^7 2.EXPRESS 1 + 1/1+SQUARE ROOT OF 2 - 1/1-SQUARE ROOT OF 2 IN THE FORM A+B SQUARE ROOT OF 2, WHERE A AND BARE RATIONAL NUMBERS. FIND A +

asked by Aliza on December 10, 2012
31. ## math

if the area of the square inscribed in a semicircle is 2cm^2,find the area of the square inscribed in a full circle

asked by flora on October 13, 2016
32. ## Solid Mensuration

The area of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle is equal to 166.28 square cm. If the circle is inscribed in a square, find the difference between the area of the square and the hexagon.

asked by Sol on November 30, 2014
33. ## Trig-Algebra help asap

A regular octagon is inscribed in a circle with a radius of 5 cm. Find the area of the octagon.

asked by Missy on March 12, 2012
34. ## wchs

A checkerboard measures 144 square inches. What is the length of a small square on its side? Hint: It has 8 squares per edge.

asked by Clara on January 30, 2012
35. ## algebra

The length of the sides of a square measures 2x-5. The length of a rectangle measures 2x and the width measures x+2. For what value of x is the perimeter of the square the same as the perimeter of the rectangle.

asked by Anonymous on January 19, 2012
36. ## Calculus

A square is inscribed in a circle. If the area of the circle is 144(pi)cm*squared* --sorry the square root thing isnt showing up. Then the exact perimeter of the square is... I really don't get how to solve this, but the answer is supposed to somehow be

asked by -Untamed- on October 4, 2011
37. ## Math

The areas of two adjacent squares are 256 square inches and 16 square inches, respectively, and their bases lie on the same line. What is the number of inches in the length of the segment that joins the centers of the two inscribed circles? Express your

asked by Mikayla on April 23, 2011

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
39. ## 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.

40. ## Calculus

A rectangle is bounded by the x axis and the semicircle = square root 25-x^2. What length and width should the rectangle have so that its area is a maximum? When I worked the problem out(which is a bit detailed). I started with y = square root 25-x^2 then

asked by LittlePanda on June 6, 2015
41. ## Geometry

A square with sides of is inscribed in a circle. What is the area of one of the sectors formed by the radii to the vertices of the square?

asked by buggy on May 18, 2010
42. ## Math

Vanessa presented a report on Japanese tea rooms to her class. The floors are usually covered with square and rectangular tatami mats. She drew one way to cover square floor with a square half tatami mat qnd four rectangular full mats. The area if the half

asked by Bella S on September 11, 2011
43. ## algebra

a1. Simplify 5 + (7-1)2/6 A11 B41/6 C51/6 D7 E17/6 F23 b2. Simplify (26/2 + 33)/(23) A11/3 B5 C20/3 D8 E6 F131/8 f3. Simplify [7+2(5 - 9)2]/[(4+1)2 - 3(22)] A-23/2 B18/7 C-13 D9/4 E8/41 F3 e4. Simplify 36 – 2x[4(-3-2)] A36 - 28x B16 - 2x C76x D40x + 36

asked by whitney on September 10, 2010
44. ## math

A square is inscribed in a circle of radius 12dm. what is the area of the square?

asked by florence on September 10, 2016
45. ## math

How do you get square feet from inches? Ex: a room measures 179 inches by 5o inches, what is the square feet? There are 2 ways to do this. You could first figure out how many square inches the room is by multiplying the 179 x 50. Then, since this is square

asked by Pam on February 1, 2007
46. ## Math

Shelly and Michelle are making a quilt. They have a piece of fabric that measures 48 inches by 168 inches. All pieces must be square with none left over . What is the side length of the largest square that can be cut?

asked by Anonymous on November 30, 2015
47. ## algebra 1

a diagram below shows an artistic design,] if the length of the outer square is 12" and the length of the inner square is 7" what is the area of the remaining glass when the smaller square is cut form the larger square? well i multiplied 12*12 and 7*7 that

asked by li on April 16, 2013
48. ## Math

If a certain square measures 2.5 feet on one side what is the area of the square and square inches

asked by John on February 18, 2016
49. ## maths

Consider the equation x(square) + 4px + 2q = 0 where p and q are real constants. a) by completing square, show that (x+2p)square =4P(SQUARE)-2q b) Hence show that x= -2p +/- square root(4 p(square) -2p ) c) Use the above results to solve the equations 1)

50. ## 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
51. ## 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
52. ## 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
53. ## Math problem solving

An octagonal stop sign can be cut from a square sheet of metal, 750mm on a side. To the nearest hundredth, what percentage of the metal square is wasted when the octagon is of maximum size ?

asked by Connor.M on January 5, 2015
54. ## math

draw a square on the graph paper whose each side of the length 5 centimetre and then make partition of the square into 25 small squares as soon in figure 1.1 each square is small square have its height and length 1 centimetre

asked by rohit on July 23, 2015
55. ## calculus

There is a shape first a regular triangle inscribed in a circle, and inscribed in a square, inscribed in a circle, inscribed in a pentagon, etc. so polygon circle polygon circle, etc. the radius of the first circle is 1, find an equation for radius n.

asked by Andre on February 22, 2016
56. ## Math simplifying mixed radicals

Please help me simplify these following mixed radicals:: and show me how you did it cause I need to learn : I don't know how to type a square root sign so I just wrote square root and the numbers infront of the square root are supposed to be multiplied. 2

asked by Miley on September 14, 2013
57. ## math

Vista county is setting aside a large parcel of land to preserve it as open space. the county has hired Meghan's surveying firm to survey the parcel which is in the shape of a right triangle. the longer leg of the triangle measures 5 miles less than the

asked by Jourrapide on September 5, 2016
58. ## Math

BOOKBINDING Two square sheets of cardboard used for making book covers differ in area by 44 inches. An edge of the larger square is 2 inches greater than an edge of the smaller square. Find the length of an edge of the smaller square. My answer: Let x be

asked by Trina on October 30, 2016
59. ## Precalc

The figure shows a 10 x 10 square centered at the origin. The darker-shaded square is the image of this square, dilated by a factor of 0.8 and rotated about the origin by exactly the number of degrees, , so that its corners touch the sides of the parent

asked by Grace on January 19, 2012
60. ## algebra

A square flower bed is to be enlarged by adding 2 meters in each side. If the larger square has an area of 196 square meters, what is the length of the original square?

asked by Rima on November 20, 2012
61. ## Analytic Geometry

A square is a quadrilateral with four equal sides. The area of a square is equal to square of its sides. The diagonal of a square is a line segment joining any two non-consecutive side. Find the area of a square and the length of its diagonal whose

asked by Jnr John on August 10, 2014
62. ## math

Jana is going to install ceramic tiles in her kitchen. It measures 13' 3" by 12' 6". How many square feet of tile does Jana need? a.) 142.38 square feet b.) 143 square feet c.) 140.625 square feet Can you please show me how you got your answer

asked by kp on March 13, 2014

the ratio of square H's length to square I's length is 3 : 5, if the length of square H is 18 meters, what is the perimeter of square I?

asked by randomchik on October 9, 2012
64. ## math word problems

a room is 24 feet long,18feet wide and 9 feet high. how many square yards of wallpaper are needed to paper the four walls?

asked by rebeca on October 2, 2007
65. ## Physics

Four long, straight wires are parallel to each other and their cross-section forms a square. Each side of the square measures 0.0112 m. If each wire carries a currrent of 8.33 A in the direction shown, find the magnitude of the total magnetic field at P,

asked by Brynlie on December 1, 2008
66. ## Math

IN a square with each side measuring 6inches what is the ratio of the perimeter to the area? Please show work for this!!

asked by Alyssa on April 9, 2012
67. ## 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
68. ## 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

Ms. Sue, sorry to keep bugging you with questions, but can you please check my answers? Sorry, I just want to get my answers correct when i turn it in thanks! 8. Four students work to find an estimate for square root 37. Who is closest to finding the true

asked by Delilah on October 24, 2012
70. ## Math

Julie is digging a square area in her backyard for a vegetable garden. If the area is 52 square feet, what is the approximate length of one side of her garden? 6 square feet 7 square feet 8 square feet 9 square feet 7 square feet is my answer, what's

asked by Math on October 22, 2012
71. ## Algebra 2 Honors

Hi, I'd like some help with one of the questions on my math homework. It has to do with a right triangle. I'm not sure how to set it up or if I should use the pythagorean theorem. This is the question: Vista county is setting aside a large parcel of land

asked by Spectrum on March 1, 2015
72. ## Math

Just need some help... Directions: Multiply or raise to the power as indicated... Then simplify the result. Assume all variables represent positive numbers. 1. 5(square root of 6) times two-thirds(square root of 15)= 3 one-third (square root of 90)= (This

asked by Anonymous on March 25, 2008
73. ## Math

The bottom of a shopping bag measures 8 inches by 10 inches. The bag has a height of 12 inches. How much paper is needed to make the bag? (1 point) 256 in2 296 in2 512 in2 ** 592 in2 A cube has a side length of x feet. Which expression represents the

asked by Rayleigh on March 14, 2016
74. ## College Algebra

I need some help with a handful of questions. I need to see the steps on how to get to the final answers. I would also appreciate if you can explain how you got to those steps. Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each

asked by Krissy on January 19, 2013
75. ## College Algebra

I need some help with a handful of questions. I need to see the steps on how to get to the final answers. I would also appreciate if you can explain how you got to those steps. Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each

asked by Krissy on January 21, 2013
76. ## College Algebra help please

I need some help with a handful of questions. I need to see the steps on how to get to the final answers. I would also appreciate if you can explain how you got to those steps. Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each

asked by Krissy on January 20, 2013
77. ## Math

A circle with a central

asked by Lu on June 4, 2017
78. ## math- quick help!

asked by Audrey on November 14, 2011
79. ## Algebra

The area of the smallest (shaded) square measures 1 square unit. What is the area of the largest square? (there are 7 squares) Please help me!!!

asked by Audrey on November 14, 2011
80. ## Pre-Algebra

8. Mark needs to cut a piece of glass to replace a broken window. He has four pieces of glass: 6 feet long, 5 feet long, 3 feet long, and 7 feet long. If the length of the glass he needs to cut is square root 20 feet long, which piece of glass should he

asked by Lelolel on September 26, 2017
81. ## Math

What are the solution sets of the following 3 problems,the square root of x squared + 3x = x-3, the square root of 3x + 10 = x + 4 and finally the square root of 8x - 2 = the square root of 2x? Help much appriciated. I will one as an example. sqrt(3x + 10)

asked by Joseph B. on January 13, 2007
82. ## 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
83. ## math

the diagram shows a square xyrz of side 15m with an inscribed circle centre o.calculate the area of the square, circle and the shaded region

asked by tia on October 21, 2010
84. ## 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
85. ## Algebra 1: Help Please URGENT!

A circle is inscribed in a square. The number of square units in the area and the number of units in the perimeter of the square are the same. What is the area of the circle in terms of pi? Explain your thought process. I completely don't understand this

asked by Shayne on November 16, 2009
86. ## Algebra 1

A circle is inscribed in a square. The number of square units in the area and the number of units in the perimeter of the square are the same. What is the area of the circle in terms of pi? Explain your thought process. I completely don't understand this

asked by Shayne on November 16, 2009
87. ## Geometry

If the diagonal of a square has a length of 10 suare root of 2 cm, find the area of the square and the perimeter of the square.

asked by Jen on March 13, 2011
88. ## Math

A square floor had 100 tiles each tile is 1 square foot what is the length of one side of this square

asked by Khia on November 5, 2016
89. ## Math

The area if a square is 67 square meters. Estimate the length of each side of the square to the nearest tenth.

asked by Amy on September 28, 2016
90. ## math

the area of a square is 8 square meters . what is the length of one side of the square? round to the nearest tenth if necessary.

asked by jake on July 16, 2012
91. ## 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
92. ## Math

A square measures 12 cm x 12 cm and is divided into four equal squares.If equal circles inscribed within each of the four squares, what is the circumference of each circle ?

asked by Feras on August 7, 2014
93. ## 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
94. ## 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
95. ## 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
96. ## math

Shelly sews a square blanket that has an area of 144 square feet. It has 36 square blocks, each the same size. What is the approximate length of each side of a block.

asked by Anonymous on December 6, 2018
97. ## 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
98. ## 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
99. ## geometry

the length of a diagonal of a square is 22 square root of 2 millimeters. Find the perimeter of the square.

asked by Mariana on January 9, 2011
100. ## Algebra

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

asked by Kay on November 25, 2015