Please Help!! Louis is planning to mow a rectangular yard that is 20 feet longer than it wide. He wants to find its width if its area is 1125 square feet. Which equation models this problem? A. 20w2 = 1125

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1. Math

Mr. Hemley stands next to the Illinois Centennial Monument at Logan Square in Chicago and casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. The shadow of the monument is 204 feet long. If Mr.Hemley is 6 feet tall, how tall is the monument?

asked by Kya on February 28, 2013
2. Geometry

The small pipe has a radius of 18 feet and a height of 21 feet while the large pipe has a height of 28 feet. What is the volume of the large pipe in terms of π? Answer A. 5,376π ft3 B. 6,804π ft3 C. 16,128π ft3 D. 18,432π ft3

asked by Anonymous on February 20, 2012
3. Math

Last year you mowed grass and shoveled snow for 10 households. You earned \$200 per household mowing for the entire season & \$180 per household for shoveling the entire season. If you earned a total of \$1880 last year, how many households did you mow and

asked by Claire on August 31, 2018
4. arithmetic

the clock at the capitol building has an hour hand that is 12 feet long.how many feet will the top of the hand move between the hours of the midnight and 8am?

asked by srivani on November 19, 2014
5. Algebra

A roof truss is in the shape of a triangle with height of x feet and a base of 2x + 1 feet. Write a polynomial A (x) that represents the area of the triangle. Find A (5).

asked by Don on July 14, 2008
6. calculus

a ball is thrown directly upward with a velocity of 40 feet/seconds. its height in feet after t seconds is given by h(t)equals 40t-16t squared

asked by gabby pomle on October 14, 2010
7. pre-algerbra

A farmer is building a square pen 21 feet on each side. He puts one post at each corner and one post every three feet in between. how many posts will he use. please give equation

asked by mike on January 18, 2012
8. pre-calc

A hall 100 feet in length is to be designed as a whispering gallery. If the foci are located 21 feet from the center, how high will the ceiling be at the center?

asked by Enoch on April 13, 2011
9. Math

Jimmy has finished pouring 900 cubic feet out of a total of 4,400 cubic feet of concrete. What percent of the job has she completed?

asked by April on May 30, 2013
10. Math

A projectile is launched from a cannon that sits 4 feet off the ground at an initial velocity of 120 feet/sec. Find the impact velocity.

asked by Kristen on November 14, 2013
11. Math

The diameter of a bicycle’s tires is 2.5 feet. How many revolutions of the tires does it take to travel 1 mild? Use 5280 feet = 1 mile. Round to the nearest tenth.?

asked by Kim on March 15, 2019
12. Math

Need a little help. I was asked to find perimeter of a rectangle, which I did and got an answer of 66. Now I have to convert it to feet. That's where I'm stuck. What is the perimeter of the actual patio in feet? 2 cm=1ft P=2(12+21)=66cm

asked by Steve on February 20, 2018
13. calculus

a ball is thrown directly upward with a velocity of 40 feet/seconds. its height in feet after t seconds is given by h(t)equals 40t-16t squared

asked by gabby pomle on October 14, 2010
14. Math

A round silo is 55 feet tall and has a 18 foot radius. How high would a load of 31000 cubic feet of grain fill the silo?

asked by Julie on October 7, 2015
15. algebra

an access ramp has a height of five feet and a horizontal distance of 60 feet. find the length of l of the ramp tothe nearest tenth of a foot

asked by brandon on December 16, 2014
16. math

An arch is in the form of a semi-ellipse, with its major axis as the span. If the span is 80 feet and the height is 30 feet write the standard equation.

asked by brandon on March 24, 2010
17. Math

Mrs. Walter buys 30 square feet of outdoor carpeting for her patio. If one side of the carpet is 6 feet, what is the length of the adjacent side?

asked by Jackson on February 3, 2016
18. geometry

On a piece of machinery, the centers of two pulleys are 3 feet apart, and the radius of each pulley is 6 inches. How long a belt (in feet) is needed to wrap around both pulleys?

asked by Alys on May 12, 2014
19. math

Suppose a diver started at 82 feet below the surface and rose in five steps of 15 feet each. Use an integer to describe his new position in relation to the surface water.

asked by karolina vida on April 17, 2013
20. college algebra

In an ellipse. If the talker stands 15 feet from the wall and the distance from the middle of the room to the listener is 45 feet, then how wide (top to bottom) does the room have to be?

asked by alexus on April 20, 2017
21. math

A high-speed elevator can rise 480 feet in 30 seconds. Which expression represents the rate, in feet per minute, of the elevator how do i get the answer

asked by may on May 2, 2016
22. liberal arts

A turtle is at the bottom of a 13 foot well. Each day it crawls up 5 feet, but each night it slips back 3 feet. After how many days will the turtle reach the top of the well?

asked by valerie on November 24, 2014
23. didnt get to finish

0.40= ______ 130 the slope of a street is 0.40 how many feet vertically does it rise over a horizontal diastance of 130 feet I don't know how to work this problem

asked by pam on October 21, 2011
24. math

An arch is in the form of a semi-ellipse, with its major axis as the span. If the span is 80 feet and the height is 30 feet write the standard equation.

asked by dcw on March 23, 2010

A living room has a length of 18.25 feet and a width of 12 1/2 feet. What would those dimensions be on the architectural drawings, if the scale of 1 ft = 1/4 inch is used? (your answers should be given in 16ths of an inch)

asked by MIKE on May 22, 2008
26. Math

Mrs. Walter buys 30 square feet of outdoor carpeting for her patio. If one side of the carpet is 6 feet, what is the length of the adjacent side?

asked by Jackson on February 3, 2016
27. calculus

a ball is thrown directly upward with a velocity of 40 feet/seconds. its height in feet after t seconds is given by h(t)equals 40t-16t squared

asked by gabby pomle on October 14, 2010
28. math

The base area of a prism is 140 square feet. Its height is 6 feet. What is the volume of the prism? A. 280 ft^3 B. 840 ft^3 C. 420 ft^3 D. 146 ft^3

asked by anonymous on March 16, 2016
29. Math

A living room has a length of 18.25 feet and a width of 12 1/2 feet. What would those dimensions be on the architectural drawings, if the scale of 1 ft = 1/4 inch is used? (your answers should be given in 16ths of an inch)

asked by Mike on May 18, 2008
30. estraellamountaincommunity college

an American football field is a rectangle with a perimeter of 1040 feet the Lenght is 200 feet more than the width find the demensionof the field

asked by robinson on October 7, 2013
31. math

from 4 feet above a swimming pool, susan throws a ball upward witha velocity of 32 feet per second. how long does it take the ball to reach the water?

asked by kayla on March 24, 2011
32. Calculus

Two hallways, one 8 feet wide and the other 6 feet wide, meet at right angles. Determine the length of the longest ladder that can be carried horizontally from one hallway into the other.

asked by Anonymous on February 4, 2016
33. Math

The area of a rectangle mirror is 11 11/16 feet. The width is 2 3/4 feet. If there is a 5 foot tall space on the wall to hang the mirror will it fit explain.

asked by Kylen on October 27, 2015
34. Math

I have a 2500 gallon horizontal cylindrical tank that is 11 feet long and has a diameter of 6 feet 4 inches. How much liquid is in it when I measure 27 inches of water ?

35. Calculus

Two hallways, one 8 feet wide and the other 6 feet wide, meet at right angles. Determine the length of the longest ladder that can be carried horizontally from one hallway into the other. Thank you so much..

asked by Anonymous on February 4, 2016
36. Math

a shark at -80 feet. it swims up and jumps out of the water to a height of 15 feet. write a subtraction expression for the vertical distance the shark travels.

asked by Patrick on August 31, 2018
37. Algebra

A hot air balloon begins its descent at a rate of 22 1/2 feet per minute. How long will it take for the balloon's elevation to change by -315 feet?

asked by Nani on August 28, 2016
38. math

michael walks at a rate of 6 feet per second.which is the closest to this rate in mph? 1 mile=5280 feet 1 hour=3600 seconds. the choices are a:3.0 b:3.5 c:4.0 d:4.5

39. math 61

write an equation and solve A rectanglar swimming pool has width of 25 feet and an area of 1250 square feet. What is the pool's length?

asked by jeri on March 6, 2010
40. college algebra

If an average-size man with a parachute jumps from an airplane, he will fall 12.5(0.2t - 1) + 19t feet in t seconds. How long will it take him to fall 134 feet?

asked by amber on February 27, 2011

tawny bedroom is a rectangele that is 12 long and 9 feet wide. if tawny puts a wallpaper border around the entire perimeter of the room how many feet will she need

asked by oshane on March 30, 2010
42. Calculus

Two hallways, one 8 feet wide and the other 6 feet wide, meet at right angles. Determine the length of the longest ladder that can be carried horizontally from one hallway into the other.

asked by Anonymous on February 4, 2016
43. math

a ceiling in a new house rises 8 feet over a distance of 29 feet. Find the slope of this ceiling. rouns=d to two decimal places

asked by marie on February 12, 2011
44. Ratio

Complete to express each ratio in simplest form. How do I do 18 feet: 5yards =_____feet :______ feet= ______: _______

asked by Emani J on November 6, 2013
45. Algebra

a gallon of paint covers 350 square feet, how many do I have to buy to cover 560,444 square feet?

asked by Jackie on June 27, 2012
46. geometry

A tent is shaped like a pyramid. It has a square base measuring 8 feet on a side and a height of 6 feet. What is the volume of the tent?

asked by geri on March 23, 2012
47. Math

While hiking, Kristen went up 300 feet. If Kristen started at 100 feet above sea level, what is her elevation now? I need help with this question?

asked by Daniella on September 25, 2014
48. algebra

A ceiling in a new home rises 8 feet over a distance of 29 feet. Find the slope of this ceiling. Round to two decimal places.

asked by marie on February 12, 2011
49. Geometry

A surveyor is 130 feet from a tower. The angle of elevation to the top of the tower is 32 degrees. Find the height 81.2 feet?

asked by Anonymous on February 13, 2016
50. biotech college

What is 29 miles per hour in units of m/s? 1 mile is 5280 feet, 1 meter is 3.3 feet, 1 hour is 60 minutes, and 1 minute is 60 seconds.

asked by barrie on January 23, 2012
51. Pre-Calc

A hall 200 feet in length is to be designed as an ellipse if the foci are 35 feet from the center. How high will the ceiling be from the center?

52. math

Lake superiorhas a depth of 1.333 thousand feet.there are 5,280 feet in one mile. How deep is Lake Superior?

asked by tt on November 5, 2012
53. Math

Bob is building a house. He has a piece of wood that measures 2 1/3 feet long. He cuts off 3/4 feet, how long is the measure now?

asked by Lisa on November 17, 2015
54. Math

The separation between goalpost uprights in college football changed from 23 feet 4 inches to 18 feet 6 inches. What percent reduction was this?

asked by Damon on December 5, 2012
55. geometry

a cylindrical oil drum is 6 feet long and has a radius of 2.5 feet? A-to the nearest cubic foot,what is the volume of this drum?

asked by yuku on February 24, 2010
56. manufacturing

In looking over the blueprint of a job, you see that 1/4" represents 1 foot. If the garage length is 28 feet, and the width is 16 feet, what would be the dimensions on the blueprint in inches?

asked by Anonymous on January 24, 2012
57. Math

A room measured 6 feet wide and 14 feet long. If they use blue and white tiles that are exactly 1 square foot, how many tiles will they need

asked by Joyce on August 17, 2016
58. phys

Given Vector A with magintude 9.17 feet and Vector B with magnitude of 10.58 feet, what is the resultant of the two vectors added together? Asn: Do we just add to the values together? 19.75 ft???

59. geomertry

millie has a garden shaped like a parallelogram that has an area of 81 square feet and a base length of 9 feet. What is the height of the parallelogram?

asked by janell on August 10, 2012
60. math

If a mouse fell to the bottom of a 8 foot deep well and he climbed 3 feet every day but fell 2 feet every night how many days would it be before he got out of the well?

asked by Karl on October 24, 2018
61. Calculus

The velocity of an object is given by v(t)=t(t^2-1)^(1/3) feet per second. Find the total number of feet traveled by the object in the time interval [0,3] seconds. (A)51/4 (B)34/3 (C)45/4 (D)51/8 (E)45/8

asked by Mike on October 31, 2016
62. Algebra

The length of a rectangle exceeds twice its width by 4 feet. If the area of the rectangle is 286 square feet, find the dimensions.

asked by Katie on October 31, 2016
63. math

ANGLE OF ELEVATION, The height of an outdoor basketball backboard is 12 1/2 feet and the backboard casts a shadow 17 1/8 feet long.

asked by ivander on July 31, 2015
64. pre calc

A ramp leading to a freeway overpass is 470 feet long and rises 32 feet. What is the angle of inclination of the ramp?

asked by kate on March 3, 2010
65. math

a rectangle has a area 3 square feet and width 1/2 foot. What is the length of the rectangle? I think it is 3 times 1/2 equals 1 1/2 feet. Is this correct?

asked by Alice on March 2, 2015
66. Calculus

A stone is dropped from the edge of a roof, and hits the ground with a velocity of -145 feet per second. How high (in feet) is the roof

asked by Julie on July 22, 2011
67. Math

If the rise of a roof is 8 feet and the run is 2 feet 8 inches, what is the pitch of the roof in lowest terms when written as a FRACTION?

asked by Mike on February 8, 2008
68. Trigonometry

Since the radius of the wheel is 7 feet, point P goes 7 feet above and below the center of the wheel. From this information, you can find the amplitude. Write the value of this constant.

asked by Jessica on June 21, 2012
69. trig

A pilot is flying at 10,000 feet and wants to take the plane up to 20,000 feet over the next 50 miles. What should be his angle of elevation to the nearest tenth?

asked by Reg on January 8, 2014
70. math

A room measures 14 feet by 20. feet. How many tiles would it take to cover the deck if the square tiles measure 8.0 inches to the side?

asked by Laura on September 30, 2014
71. precalc

A parallelogram has sides of 15 and 24 feet and an angle of 40 degrees .Find the diagonals. I used law of cosines and found 1 of the diagonals to be 15.79 feet but what is the other? or are they the same?

asked by Anonymous on March 28, 2018
72. Algebra

A diver begins at sea level and descends vertically at a rate of 2 1/2 feet per second. How long does the Diver take to reach -15.6 feet?

asked by Will on September 22, 2015
73. Math

If the rise of a roof is 8 feet and the run is 2 feet 8 inches, what is the pitch of the roof in lowest terms when written as a FRACTION?

asked by Mike on February 9, 2008
74. Math

What is the weight of the snow I have to shovel off our sidewalk after a 6 inch snowfall ? Our sidewalk is 150 feet long and 3 feet wide.

asked by Kristen on March 9, 2014
75. Algebra - word problem

A red ball and a green ball are simultaneously tossed into the air. The red ball is given an initial velocity of 96 feet per second, and its height, t seconds after it is tossed is (-16t^2 + 96t) feet. The green ball is given an initial velocity of 80 feet

asked by lindy on November 30, 2009
76. English

I needed to know if you could tell me if I have identified the proper tense and verb of my sentences? I am not asking for the answer, just if it is correct or incorrect. The verb is in quotations and tense form in parenthesis. Thank you very much your

asked by Mag on December 12, 2010

I have about 5 homework problem that I am stuck on! please help me. The first of 5 is: A rectangular garden is 20 ft longer than it is wide. Its area is 8000 ft{}^2. What are its dimensions? Im not even sure where to start with this one. Next #2: The area

asked by Anonymous on June 2, 2014
78. pre calculus

A projectile is fired straight upward from ground level with an initial velocity of 320 feet per second. (Assume t = 0 seconds corresponds to the time the object is fired. Use 32 feet/second2 as acceleration due to gravity.) (a) At what instant will it be

asked by Shaunna on February 27, 2017
79. Math

Robert and his dad want to build a sandbox for his sister's birthday.They wanted it to be 4 feet wide and have an area of 28 square feet. What is the length of the sandbox? 7? Robert's dad decided to make the sandbox bigger by extending the length and

asked by Derrick on March 21, 2012
80. Math

Robert and his dad want to build a sandbox for his sister's birthday.They wanted it to be 4 feet wide and have an area of 28 square feet. What is the length of the sandbox? 7? Robert's dad decided to make the sandbox bigger by extending the length and

asked by Derrick on March 21, 2012
81. Math: Trig

Help with vectors, please. Thanks 1) Express point in rectangular form. Give EXACT answer, if possible? (2, 4π /11) 2) Given P = (2. -3) and Q = (-3, -4). find the component form of vector PQ 3) The vector v has a magnitude of 25 inches and a direction of

asked by Lilly on December 10, 2013
82. math

The cost of ploughing a square farm is the same as ploughing another farm that is rectangular in shape.the rate of ploughing is the same in both the cases. The side of the square farm is 20m and the length of the rectangular farm is 40m. Find the breath of

asked by toufeeq on February 16, 2016
83. math

an air plane takes off with an elevation of 27degrees. what is the total land distance the plane reaches a cruising altitude of 875 feet ? if the plane is traveling at a steady speed of 651 feet per hour, how much time will it take the plane to reach its

asked by molly on February 13, 2014
84. precalc

What are parametric equations? How would you find the rectangular eq's when given parametric eq's? and how would you find parametric eq's when given rectangular eq's? for example, given x=cos4t and y=sin4t (t is between 0 and 2pi) what is the retangular

asked by Haley on April 7, 2011
85. math

open study a rectangle rug is 4 feet by 9 feet. what is the side length of a square rug with the same area -3ft -5ft -6ft -8ft

asked by little dark one on March 10, 2016
86. math

**Write an equation and solve: A diver begins at sea level and descends vertically at a rate of 2 1/2 feet per second. How long does the diver take to reach -15.6 feet? THANK YOU!!!!

asked by kimie on November 4, 2015
87. math

a computer is being lowered into the ocean from a platform. at this moment it is 210 feet below surface and being lowered 150 feet every 30 minutes. how to write this in the form of an expression?

asked by arc on August 17, 2014
88. Math123

The standard distance between studs in a house is 1.5 feet. If you have blueprints for the house that marks every 1.5 feet with 1 inch, how many inches long will a 45 foot wall be represented by?

asked by Hannah on February 6, 2017
89. math

Daisy is shipping a package to her daughter, Molly. If the box’s dimensions are equal and the length is 3 feet long, what is the volume of the box in cubic feet? A. 1 B. 3 C. 9 D. 27

asked by davion on February 4, 2018
90. Precalculus

A woman who is 6 feet tall stand near a light that is 13 feet tall. Find a function for the length of her shadow in term of her distance from the base of the lamp.

asked by Jayden on February 15, 2012
91. Algebra 2 with trigonometry

A baseball diamond is a square 90 feet on a side. The pitcher's mound is 60.5 feet from home. How far does the pitcher have to run to cover first? (we are using the LAW OF SINES AND COSINES)

asked by T on May 6, 2010
92. math

a group of hikers begin their expedition at the grand canyon at an elevation of 56 feet below sea level at 5:00 am .if they climb 14 vertical feet up each hour until 10:00 am ,what is their new elevation ?

asked by LESLIE on July 10, 2013
93. math

A conical tent made of canvas has a base that is 26 feet across and a slant height of 14 feet. To the nearest whole unit, what is the area of the canvas, including the floor? Use 3.14 for p.

asked by g65 on August 17, 2013
94. math

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 4000 feet and descends at rate of 200 feet per minute. Determine whether the altitude is proportional to the number of minutes.

asked by gage on September 6, 2018
95. Math

A ramp 10 feet in length rises to a loading Platform that is 4 feet off the ground. What is the angle of elevation of the ramp in degrees? Do I use the law of cosines? When I do though I'm getting a little confused what to do.

asked by Jason on August 20, 2011
96. Algebra

An object is thrown downward with an initial velocity of 4 feet per second. The relationship between the distance s it travels and time t is given by s = 4t + 16t2. How long does it take the object to fall 72 feet?

asked by Merty on April 17, 2015
97. calculus

The radius of a circular oil spill is increasing at a rate of 10 feet per hour. How quickly is the surface area changing when the radius is 200 feet?

asked by john9999 on February 27, 2013
98. Geometry

An A-frame house is 40 feet high and 30 feet wide. Find the angle that the roof makes with the floor. Round the angle nearest degree.

asked by Jackie on March 6, 2012
99. Chemistry

Thirty feet of water exert a pressure of 1 atm. Calculate the pressure (in kPa) exerted on a diver at a depth of 50 feet on a standard day.

asked by Victor on April 9, 2017
100. math

The Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco is shaped like a square pyramid. It has a slant height of 856.1 feet and each side of its base is 145 feet

asked by Hannah on May 15, 2013