# rolan

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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.

asked on August 10, 2012
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

asked on August 13, 2012
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

asked on August 13, 2012
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?

asked on October 17, 2015
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

asked on September 23, 2012
6. ## math

write inequality of the form |x-a|

asked on August 25, 2012
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.

asked on August 10, 2012
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,

asked on August 8, 2012
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.

asked on August 8, 2012
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?

asked on August 10, 2012
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