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1. math

An 8 ft wall stands 27 ft from a building. Find the length of the shortest straight beam that will reach to the side of the building from the ground outside the wall.

2. math

Two right circular cone, one upside down in the other. The two bases are parallel. The vertex of the smaller cone lies at the center of the larger cone’s base. The larger cone’s height and base radius are 12 and 16 ft, respectively. What are the

3. math

find the largest possible value of s=2x+y if x and y are side lengths in a right triangle whose hypotenuse is 5 units long. My answer : (5)^2 = x^2 + y^2 y^2 = 5 - x^2 y = 5-x^2 Substituting y to s, S = 2x + y = 2x + 5-x^2 To find the largest

4. MATH

How many squares of side 5 inches can be cut from a piece of cartolina 48 inches long and 36 inches wide. What area of the paper will be wasted?

5. math

h(t)=cos t, [pi/4, 3pi/4] find the average rate of change of the function over the given interval or intervals

6. math

write inequality of the form |x-a|

7. math

Point A and B of a triangle ABC are at (-1,1) and (3,9), respectively; while point C is on the parabola y=x2. Find coordinate of C so that the area of ABC is minimum, and calculate the largest are of ABC.

8. math

A street light (light source) is 15 m above the ground. A ball is freely released from a location of 9 m from the light with the same elevation as the light’s. While the ball is falling, it casts a shadow on the ground. Assuming the gravity is 10 m/s2,

9. math

Draw a kite that has a triangle with sides 1, 1, 2x next to a triangle with sides 2x, 2, 2. Find the area A and the x that maximizes it.

10. math

Water is being pumped into an inverted right circular conical tank at the rate 30 ft^3/min. the tank, which stands vertex down and base up, has a height of 12 ft and a base diameter of 16 ft. how fast is the water level rising when the water is 9 ft deep?

1. math

thanks for your help Reiny :)

posted on August 13, 2012
2. math

s = 2x + y = 2x + sqrt(5-x^2)

posted on August 13, 2012
3. math

thanks steve

posted on August 10, 2012