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35,906 questions, page 48
1. ## Math Hw

Completed the following table for a pentagon. Regular Pentagon side length(inches) Perimeter(inches) 6 ? 8 ? 10 ? 12 ?

asked by Riley on December 2, 2010
2. ## math

2. Grace is m inches tall and Grant is n inches tall. What is the difference in their height expressed in feet?

asked by Anonymous on October 26, 2010
3. ## geometry

A sphere with a diameter of 24 inches is reshaped into a cone with a radius of 32 inches. If all the material is used, what is the height of the cone?

asked by Piggy on April 12, 2012
4. ## Math

find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if the shortest side is 9 inches and the longest side is 41 inches

asked by mary on June 26, 2012
5. ## math

A book is 1 3/4 inches thick. There are 8 copies of the same book stacked in a bookstore. How tall is the stack in inches?

asked by Aly on October 27, 2010
6. ## math

A rectangle has an area of 60 square inches and a perimeter of 38 inches. Find the length and width if the rectangle.

asked by kayla on August 30, 2010
7. ## math

A book is 1 3/4 inches thick. There are 8 copies of the same book stacked in a bookstore. How tall is the stack in inches?

asked by Aly on October 27, 2010
8. ## Algebra

A park has a circular pond that has a bridge across its diameter that is 0.75 miles long you walk across the bridge while your friend walk half way around the pond to meet you at the other side of the bridge how much father does your friend walk round your

asked by Anonymous on February 20, 2016
9. ## ALG. ASAP

The orbit of comet Hale-Bopp is an ellipse as shown below. The units are astronomical units (abbreviated AU). 1 AU ≈ 92,960,000 mi. (a) Find an equation in standard form of the orbit of the comet. (Enter your answer in terms of AU.) (b) The distance from

asked by K- ASAP on May 7, 2014
10. ## Math

In order to get to school carly must first take take a bus 12 miles due east. she then gets off that bus and take another bus 9 miles due north in order to reach the school building. if there were a single bus traveling northeast that could take directly

asked by Mcgraw on August 21, 2012
11. ## algebra

Hint: Pay attention to the units of measure. You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions. 1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets,

asked by Ross on March 23, 2010
12. ## algebra

Hint: Pay attention to the units of measure. You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions. 1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets,

asked by Ross on March 23, 2010
13. ## math 117

Can some help me with this appendix please. Thank you Pay attention to the units of measure. You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions. 1. Many people know that the

asked by c.g. on July 16, 2010
14. ## college

Hint: Pay attention to the units of measure. You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions. 1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets,

asked by cyn on July 15, 2010
15. ## Math

Hint: Pay attention to the units of measure. You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions. 1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets,

asked by tina on September 25, 2010
16. ## math

thanks damon! u rock! another quick question....how do you estimate the total precipitation in inches and the total number of days with precipitation asheville and wichita asheville= 47.71 inches 124 days wichita = 28.61 inches 85 days

asked by lauren on August 18, 2014
17. ## Math

Each square represents 625 square feet, each line segment represents 25 feet. A galapagos tortoise must use 550 feet of fencing to enclose a space of 15,000.

asked by Anna on April 4, 2014
18. ## Math

On Tuesday 1.2 inches of rain fell. Two more inches of rain fell the next day. How many inches of rain fell on Wednesday? I don't know what to do

asked by Jaycee on December 6, 2011
19. ## Science

Three people hiked to the top of the hill represented by the following topographic map. Each hiker started at the same elevation but at different locations around the hill. Use this map for questions 4 - 6. (All of them are at a elevation of 180 meters and

asked by Science help on November 15, 2017
20. ## math

Suppose in a town three-fourths of the men are married to one-half of the women. What is the ratio of men to women in this town?

asked by Erika on February 12, 2015
21. ## Math word problem

You participate. In a 50 mi walk You walk 40% of the distance the first day. And 1/3 of the remaining distance on the second day. Bohr. Many more miles do you have to walk? Explain I got : need 13.33 mi more to walk 20 miles 1/3 = 16.67 mi Total. 36.67 50

asked by Marko on February 28, 2012
22. ## math

Sara drives 72 miles on 3.2 gallons of gas. She uses this information to calculate how many miles per gallon she can drive. Using this result, how many miles can Sara drive on 13.3 gallons of gas?

asked by jeff on April 9, 2014
23. ## Science

The National Weather Service provides regularly updated hurricane tracking resources. Cone forecast images can be used to assess the risk that a hurricane might hit an area. What kind of data does a cone forecast contain? A) a color-coded plot showing

asked by Cassidy on May 15, 2019
24. ## Math

A company purchases a new delivery truck for \$20,000 the truck is expected to have a useful life of 90,000 miles before replacement,and a salvage value of \$2,000.In its first year the truck was driven 22,000 miles and a further 19,000 miles in year

asked by sally on July 9, 2009
25. ## Chemistry

Convert a pressure of 23.8 in. Hg into kilopascal. Ok so I looked up kilopascal and it Said 1 Kpa = 1000 pa So I began to set it up like this 23.8 / 29.2 x1000 am I correct Chemistry - DrBob222, Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 1:48pm I don't think that will

asked by Monique on October 13, 2011
26. ## math

Hannah took a trip yo visit her cousin. She drove 120 miles to reach her cousin's house and the same distance back home. a) It took her 1.2 hours to get halfway to her cousin's house. What was her average speed, in miles per hour, for the first 1.2 hours

asked by Anonymous on April 11, 2009
27. ## Statistic

I pick a. Is it correct? Which of the following measurements is likely to have the least variation (the smallest standard deviation)? a. The volume of liquid in a simple of unopened 2-liter bottles of sodas. b. The SAT scores of a class of graduating high

asked by Lucy on May 10, 2017
28. ## Algebra

You commute 56 miles one way to work. The trip to work takes 10 minutes longer than the trip home. Your average speed on the trip home is 8 miles per hour faster. What is your average speed on the trip home? I don't understand why it has to be converted to

asked by JIM on September 24, 2007
29. ## Geometry

How does the volume of a cylinder with a radius of 6 inches and a height of 8 inches compare to the volume of a cylinder with radius of 8 inches and height of 6 inches?

asked by anonymous on November 27, 2018
30. ## Algebra

A bean sprout grows 3 inches in its first week, 2 inches in its second week, and 1.333 inches in its third week. If the sprout's growth follows this pattern, how much will the bean sprout have grown in its fourth week?

asked by George on October 3, 2012
31. ## College algebra

A person is driving a car on a straight road. The graph shows the distance in y miles that the individual is from home after x hours. the graph has the following points (1, 40) and (3, 90) Find the slope intercept of the line y = ____x + ______ How fast is

asked by Lee on December 6, 2010
32. ## math

One wet weekend, 0.86 inches of rain fell on Saturday. The next day, 1.52 inches of rain fell. How many inches of rain fell over the weekend? i need help I've been stuck on this for 30 minutes

asked by someone on February 17, 2017
33. ## Algebra

A gift box has a volume of 450 cubic inches. The width of the box is 4 inches less than the length. The height is twice the width. What is the width in inches of the gift box?

asked by Anonymous on November 14, 2018
34. ## triggg

Suppose a circle has a radius of 4.5 inches. If you double the radius of the circle, does the area of the circle double as well? What happens to the circle’s circumference? Explain and justify your reasoning.

asked by cheyanne marie on March 28, 2012
35. ## eco

during2004 the national average gas price rose from \$1.50 a gallon to \$2.25 a gallon. the government has stated that the high price of gas will remain as it is. discuss how this cost influences your decision to buy a new car. based on your budget, would

asked by tracey on June 26, 2007
36. ## algebra II, Functions, Ratios, Proportions, and Lo

Please help me with this questions, i tried doing it by myself but they are too hard. so pleasssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssseeee help me. 1. Shown here is the graph of which of the following equations? A. y = –x – 3 C. y = x – 3 B. y = 3 – x D.

asked by Tomi on June 22, 2007
37. ## geometry 2

Xenia is ordering a cake for her friend’s wedding. She knows that there will be 110 guests at the wedding, and she is trying to decide how large a cake to order. She has been told that each guest should get a piece of cake that is 4 inches by 4 inches.

asked by me on May 4, 2011
38. ## geometry

Xenia is ordering a cake for her friend’s wedding. She knows that there will be 110 guests at the wedding, and she is trying to decide how large a cake to order. She has been told that each guest should get a piece of cake that is 4 inches by 4 inches.

asked by shanice on June 29, 2012
39. ## geometry

Xenia is ordering a cake for her friend’s wedding. She knows that there will be 110 guests at the wedding, and she is trying to decide how large a cake to order. She has been told that each guest should get a piece of cake that is 4 inches by 4 inches.

asked by jay on May 30, 2013
40. ## English

Identify the main ideas of the paragraphs. My answers are in parentheses. (Geography is essential to our education.) Not just knowing how to read a map, but at least a basic understanding of where countries, states and continents are located on a map. Yet

asked by Anonymous on September 3, 2014
41. ## Math

Hank has cards that are 8 inches by 4 inches. A stack of these cards fit inside the box shown and uses up 32 inches of volume. How tall is the stack of cards? What percent of the box's volume is taken up by the cards?

asked by Jamilah on March 31, 2019
42. ## Algebra 1

Bryan's chimney is rectanglular, with the short side being half the length of the long side. If Santa's belly is 58 inches in circumference, and he just fits through the chimney, what are the smallest possible dimensions of Bryan's chimney? Assume Santa's

asked by Elizabeth on December 5, 2007
43. ## statistic help

Z score for worlds tallest man- Bao Xishun is the worlds tallest man with a height of 92.95 inch(or 7ft,8.95 inch).men have heights with a mean of 69.6 in. And a standard deviation of 2.8 in. 1. Convert Boa's height to a z score? 2. Does Boa's height meet

asked by samantha on September 18, 2011
44. ## math

Hello, can someone please enlighten me? MSI means 1000 sq inches, right? I would like to convert this to feet, but I have no idea where to begin. Can you please show me the steps needed or even just show me an example? I was told by someone that 1MSI is

asked by mary on August 15, 2011
45. ## To Kill a Mockingbird

What does the jail in To Kill a Mockingbird represent? the knothole in the tree? the Radley house? Please help with any of these... I'm so confused! http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/mocking/themes.html Scroll down to read about symbols. One of the things

asked by Sally on May 15, 2007
46. ## Physics(check)

9)You are taking a road trip to the beach for Spring Break. You leave at 12:00pm. At 12:10 you stop for lunch 10 miles down the road. You get back on the road and travel 75 more miles and realize that you need to stop for gas. You notice that it is now

asked by Jon on March 30, 2008
47. ## math

Use the five steps for problem solving to answer the following question. Please show all of your work. The volume of a rectangular box is limited to 1100 cu. in. If the height is 8 inches and the width is 10 inches how long can the box be?

asked by Anonymous on March 16, 2011
48. ## geometry need asap

A manufacturer made a container that looked like the Washington Monument to fill with raisins, as shown. Find the volume of the container the sides on the bottom are 2 inches for the base and the height is 7 inches

asked by Hannah on May 28, 2013
49. ## geometry

A manufacturer made a container that looked like the Washington Monument to fill with raisins, as shown. Find the volume of the container the sides on the bottom are 2 inches for the base and the height is 7 inches

asked by Hannah on May 28, 2013
50. ## geometry

A manufacturer made a container that looked like the Washington Monument to fill with raisins, as shown. Find the volume of the container. The base has the front and sides as 2 and 2 inches the height is 5 in and the 2 inches.

asked by Hannah on May 27, 2013
51. ## 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
52. ## Math

1. Cate went on a trip of 120 miles at x miles per hour. Returned over same route at 5miles/hour faster than previous rate.If time for return trip was one-third of an hour less than time for the outgoing trip,how do you find x? (Set up the chart right, and

asked by Anna on June 3, 2015
53. ## statistics

Suppose IQ scores were obtained from randomly selected twins. For 20 such pairs of people, the linear correlation coefficient is 0.876 and the regression line is y-hat = 11,76 + 0.89x, where x represents the IQ score of the twin born second. Also,the 20x

asked by slomomo on March 7, 2015

these questions are for practice, they don't count as points, but i don't understand how to solve them.. can someone please explain them to me?? which function rule represents the data in the table below? input|1| 2| 3| 4|5 output|9|15|21|27|33 A)y=4+5x

asked by UMACBLACKBELT on June 2, 2015
55. ## Calculus

A coal-burning electrical generating plant emits sulfur dioxide into the surrounding air. The concentration C(x), in parts per million,is approximately given by the function: C(x)= 0.5/x^2, where x is the distance away from the plant in miles. The

asked by Anonymous on December 9, 2015
56. ## Physics

Tim and Rick both can run at speed Vr and walk at speed , Vw with Vr > vw. They set off together on a journey of distance . Rick walks half of the distance and runs the other half. Tim walks half of the time and runs the other half. How long does it take

asked by Sara on October 5, 2011
57. ## math

I need help to get started with writing the equation for the following problem: It takes a freight train 2 hours longer to travel 300 miles than it takes an express train to travel 280 miles. The rate of the express train is 20 miles per hour greater than

asked by fiona on April 1, 2010
58. ## Math

Hello there! Could You please help me with this Geometry word problem? Here's the problem: Helen painted a picture that was 10 inches longer than it was wide. When she framed the picture, the outside dimensions (that is, the length and the width) were each

asked by Beth on March 6, 2013
59. ## Math

Hello there! Could You please help me with this Geometry word problem? Here's the problem: Helen painted a picture that was 10 inches longer than it was wide. When she framed the picture, the outside dimensions (that is, the length and the width) were each

asked by Beth on March 6, 2013
60. ## algebra

Please I'm stuck!!!!! A person is driving a car on a straight road. The graph shows the distance in y miles that the individual is from home after x hours. the graph has the following points (1, 40) and (3, 90) Find the slope intercept of the line y =

asked by Lee on December 6, 2010
61. ## Physics

A person jumps straight up. Do they spend more time in air while in the top half or bottom half of the total height? What is the ratio of the two times?

asked by John on September 11, 2013
62. ## Math

Ms.abbot went on a road trip. The trip was 792 miles and the average price of gasoline was \$1.30 per gallon. What information is needed to to find the amount spent on gasoline for the trip? A. Number of hours the trip took B. Number of miles per hour the

asked by Mathisthebest on April 13, 2011
63. ## Math

A photo is 4 inches wide. It is placed inside a frame with a border that is x inches wide. The total width of the photo and the frame is 7 inches. Write an equation to model the situation. Then solve the equation to find the width of the border. 4 + x = 7

a photo is 4 inches wide it is placed inside a frame with a border that is x inches wide the total width of the photo and the frame is 7 inches write an equation to model the situation then solve the equation to find the width of the border.

asked by lilly on September 6, 2016
65. ## Math

Need help on the question below. Bill exercises daily by walking on a treadmill. He sets the machine so that he will walk at a rate of 3.6 miles per hour. T = time in hours; D = distance in miles. What are the independent and dependent variables? Thanks..

asked by Brandi on March 31, 2013
66. ## Stats

The heights of men in the USA are normally distributed with a mean of 68 inches and a standard of 4 inches. What is the probability that the mean height of a random sample of 35 men is greater than 69) inches? (Round your answer(s) to 3 decimal places.)

asked by Morgan on June 23, 2011
67. ## Math

There are about 7 billion people on Earth. Suppose that they all lined up and held hands, each person taking about 2 yards of space. a. How long a line would the people form? b. The circumference of the Earth is about 25,000 miles at the equator. How many

asked by Brandon on November 17, 2013
68. ## math

The radioactive isotope sodium-24 is used as a tracer to measure the rate of flow in an artery or vein. The half life of sodium-24 is 14.9 hours.Suppose that a hospital buys a sample of sodium-24 a. how much of the sample will remain AFTER 48 Hours? b. How

asked by Anonymousee on December 7, 2014
69. ## algebra

Your ribbon is 78 inch wide. Your friend's ribbon is 58 inch wide. How much wider is the ribbon you are using?

asked by math on March 11, 2015
70. ## algebra

Science and medicine. A bicyclist rode into the country for 5 h. In returning, her speed was 5 mi/h faster and the trip took 4 h. What was her speed each way? x for 5h x+ 5 miles for 4 hours 5x = 4 (x+ 5) 5x = 4x + 20 20 miles there 20 miles back -x = -20

asked by stumped on April 25, 2007
71. ## cosmology

A galaxy with an apparent magnitude in the V band (λc ~ 5550 angstroms, width δλ ~ 800 angstroms) of mV = 22.5 mag is observed with the Palomar 200-inch telescope. How many photons per second are collected from this galaxy over the 200-inch (~ 500 cm)

asked by simar on January 19, 2014
72. ## Math (Statistics)

(Find Normal Proportions) The lengths of Atlantic croaker fish are normally distributed with μ = 10 inches and σ = 2 inches. a) Draw the distribution of fish lengths above the axis, and label the mean (which I believe is μ=10). b)Gently shade an area on

asked by Fran on July 4, 2012
73. ## Computer Science

You want to buy a new car, and you are thinking about two alternatives, car A and car B. You like both cars, and you are considering keeping whichever one you buy for many years to come. As a result, you want to evaluate the total cost of ownership of both

asked by Sarah on October 4, 2017
74. ## Computer Science

You want to buy a new car, and you are thinking about two alternatives, car A and car B. You like both cars, and you are considering keeping whichever one you buy for many years to come. As a result, you want to evaluate the total cost of ownership of both

asked by Sarah on October 4, 2017
75. ## math

mary jogged 5 7/10 miles on monday and 4 1/8 miles on tuesday. Raul jogged 6 1/2 miles on monday and 3 4/5 miles on tuesday. How much farther did raul jog on monday than tuesday.

asked by Chris on March 28, 2013
76. ## Microeconomics

Consider the market for taxi rides in a particular metropolitan area. a) Suppose that, when the price per mile increases by 40%, total miles demanded falls by 30%. Solve for the price elasticity of demand. b) Is the demand for taxi rides elastic or

asked by Kelis on March 27, 2010
77. ## Statistics

A telephone company's goal is to have no more than 4 monthly line failures on any 100 miles of line. The company currently experiences an average of 5 monthly line failures per 50 miles of line. Let x denote the number of monthly line failures per 100

asked by Krista on February 11, 2012
78. ## contemporary mathematics

A passenger train travels 392 miles in the same time that it takes freight train to travel 322 miles. If the passenger train travel 20 miles per hour faster than the freight train.Find the rate of each train.

asked by Fe on December 8, 2015
79. ## chemistry

help needed in drawing the diagram to show how hydrogen has numerous spectral lines I also need help with this question.... ---------------- ---------------- ---------------- ---------------- ---------------- -------------------- Each line above represents

asked by ruby on February 6, 2007
80. ## Math

The perimeter of the square measures 16 cm. If 1 cm equals 10 feet what is the perimeter of the ground floor (in feet) of the building? A.10cm B.160cm C.16ft D.160ft D Lauren bought a used car. When she bought the car, the odometer read 4,851.6 miles.

asked by Jerald on June 4, 2013
81. ## Physics

Your right rear tire has to support a weight of 3000 Newtons. Normally the contact area of your tire with the road is 200 square centimeters. If the pressure in your tire is suddenly reduced from 32 pounds per square inch to 16 pounds per square inch, what

asked by Bob on May 15, 2012
82. ## Math

A square piece of cloth is folded in half to form a rectangle. If the resulting rectangle has a perimeter of 8 inches, what are the area and perimeter of the square piece of cloth?

asked by Tiffany on January 7, 2009
83. ## MATH/Algebra

I know that to find the height of a woman that has a tibia bone measuring 43.4 would be computed like this H(t)=0.984(t)+28.6, and I would arrive at this :69.5696, but I how would I prepare a function to figure out a womeans tibia in inches when she is 5

asked by HGO on December 3, 2009
84. ## Geometry

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

asked by Eddie on March 12, 2013
85. ## Math-stuck

I know that to find the height of a woman that has a tibia bone measuring 43.4 would be computed like this H(t)=0.984(t)+28.6, and I would arrive at this :69.5696, but I how would I prepare a function to figure out a womeans tibia in inches when she is 5

asked by HGO on December 3, 2009
86. ## Science

The cirucumference of a ballon is 75 inches and the diameter is 12 inches what is the volume? Science - Ms. Sue, Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 9:54pm Thank you. volume = 4/3 ð r3 V = (4/3) * 3.14 * 6^3 V = (4/3) * 3.14 * 216 V = (4/3) * 678.24 V = ? I am

asked by Joseph on February 19, 2012
87. ## Algebra 1

The profit of a company can be modeled using the rule P = -C2 + 10C - 16 where P represents the profit and C represents the cost of the item sold. What cost will produce the maximum profit?

asked by Jamie Ciacico on August 14, 2015
88. ## math

The distance that light travels in 1 year (a light year) is 5.88 times 10 Superscript 12 miles. If a star is 4.6 times 10 Superscript 7 light years from Earth, what is this distance in miles? Enter your answer in scientific notation. Round the coefficient

asked by Anyno. on October 3, 2016
89. ## Calc

A model for the food-price index (the price of a representative "basket" of foods) between 1984 and 1994 is given by the function I(t)=0.00009045t5+0.001438t4−0.06561t3+0.4598t2−.6270t+99.33 Where t is measured in years since midyear 1984, so

asked by Anonymous on March 26, 2015
90. ## Calculus

A model for the food-price index (the price of a representative "basket" of foods) between 1984 and 1994 is given by the function I(t)=0.00009045t5+0.001438t4−0.06561t3+0.4598t2−.6270t+99.33 Where t is measured in years since midyear 1984, so

asked by Danielle on March 25, 2015
91. ## Math

Kerry's computer keyboard is 18 inches long and 6 inches wide. Tim's keyboard has the same length-to-width ratio as Kerry's. Tim's keyboard is 12 inches long. how wide is Tim's keyboard? I can't figure out how to do this problem. the only thing that I

asked by ILTHSM_ on April 1, 2019
92. ## chemistry

The initial state of a reaction is A2 +B2 –> 2AB. In the initial state of the reaction there are 6 A2’s present and 6 B2’s present. Suppose the reaction is carried out at two temperatures.Which of these situations represents the result at the higher

asked by George on July 18, 2010
93. ## math

length of blanket is 80 inches and width is 60 inches,how long the border has to be to go around the edge of the blanket?

asked by sheila on May 27, 2014
94. ## math

EF is a median of isosceles trapezoid ABCD. Find EF if AB is equal to 3 inches, and CD is equal to 11 inches.

asked by sylvia on May 25, 2010
95. ## tigonometry

the end of a 40 inches pendulum describe an arc of 5 inches through what angle does the pendulum swing?

asked by ahzirk mae on April 28, 2013
96. ## math

a rectangle had a length of 9 inches and a total area of 54 square inches. what is the width of the rectangle

asked by joselyn on November 18, 2014
97. ## math

the edges of a cube are 3 inches long. what is the surface area, in square inches, of this cube?

asked by erica on November 9, 2008
98. ## Math

Juan says the diameter of circle with a radius of 8 inches is 4 inches. What is his error? What is the correct diameter?

asked by Ryan on January 16, 2013
99. ## geometry

a triangle has 2 sides that equal 4 inches. the other side equals 2 inches. what kind of triangle is it?

asked by morgan piccini on November 21, 2011
100. ## Math

The length and width of Nicole's laptop are 14 inches and 16 inches, respectively. What is the area covered by the laptop?

asked by Drequan on May 13, 2015