







The dimensions of a rectangle 
20210909 

Ash pose la question : I need to know how to figure out the dimensions of a rectangle. I know that the
area is 30ft and the perimeter is 26ft. I'm 15 and I have no idea what I'm
supposed to do. Harley Weston lui répond. 





The width of a rectangle of land 
20200426 

Teresa pose la question : If a rectangle shape piece of land is 813 feet long. How many feet width would be 2 acres? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The length and width of 1 1/3 acres 
20191122 

Ben pose la question : I’m trading to figure out what the length and width of 1 1/3 of an acre
would be in a rectangle or in a perfect square Penny Nom lui répond. 





How do you find the length and the width if all you had was area? 
20191016 

Ali pose la question : So, How do you find the length and the width if all you had was area? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Building a hexagon enclosure 
20170226 

Kenneth pose la question : Hello, I have a question for you. I have a special needs daughter and I want to install a ceiling fan into her room. The fan is 42 inches in diameter. I would like to build a wooden hexagon enclosure to protect the fan. I would like the enclosure to be at least 2 inches wider than the fan on each side measuring from flat surface across to flat surface. How do I figure out the length of each panel so that I can miter them and assemble it? Thank you for your time. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The width of a 300 foot long rectangular acre 
20160921 

Debbie pose la question : If 2 sides of a 1 acre plot is 300 feet each what are the other 2 sides? The acre is a rectangle. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cutting a hexagon from a disk 
20140405 

Paul pose la question : I am a machinist and sometimes need to make a hex from
round material.
If I know the distance of the flat sides opposite one another
of my hex, how can I calculate the size of material I need to turn
to give me the right diameter to finish the part with six sides? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A 23 acre airport runway 
20120221 

Ron pose la question : I have a 23 acre plot. If it were in a straight line, would it be enough distance for a plane to take off and land if the plane needed 1 mile? Robert Dawson and Penny Nom lui répond. 





The dimensions of a rectangle 
20120106 

joseph pose la question : The perimeter of a rectangle is 72 inches. The length of the rectangle
is three more than 2 times the width of the rectangle. What is the
length of the rectangle? Write and solve an equation to determine the
dimension of the rectangle. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The width of a regular octagon 
20100414 

Denise pose la question : I need to know the measurement of an octagon on the inside from flat side to side side, not angle to angle, where the sides are 10 feet long. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Linear feet into Square feet 
20090604 

Vickie pose la question : Hoe do I change 10 linear feet into square feet? Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





The width of a rectangle 
20090519 

Stacey pose la question : If the length of rectangle is fixed at 29 cm, what widths will make the perimeter greater than 82 cm? Penny Nom lui répond. 





One acre of land 
20090131 

michelle pose la question : Can you tell me how many feet in length would it be for a acre if the land is 155 feet wide.
Thank You! michelle Penny Nom lui répond. 





A standard bill on a highway 
20081219 

Stephanie pose la question : A standard bill on a highway has a perimeter of 14 feet. the length of the bill board is 6 feet greater than triple the width.
What is the length?
what is the width? Robert Dawson and Penny Nom lui répond. 





Hexadecagon 
20080709 

Dave pose la question : I would like to know at what length and angle I would cut wood to make a Hexadecagon. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The length and width of a rectangle 
20080611 

gregg pose la question : the perimeter of a rectangle is 70 feet. the ratio of length to width is 4:3. how would i calculate the length of the height and width? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Find a way to represent the length and width of the box. 
20080525 

Angela pose la question : The volume of a box that is two inches high can be represented by V=2X^220x+32. Find a way to represent the length and width of the box. (Hint: you will need to use factoring). Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A widthtolength ratio of 2 : 3 
20080311 

Stephanie pose la question : The national flag of France has a widthtolength ratio of 2 : 3. What is the width of an 18inch long French flag? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The dimensions of a rectangle 
20071222 

Justin pose la question : I'm trying to find the width of a rectangle. I have its area and its height. The area is 32 inches square and the width is 4 feet (48 inches). Can someone help explain this to me? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The dimensions of a rectangle 
20071212 

tara pose la question : The length if a rectangle is 5 feet less than twice its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 38 feet. let w represent the width. write an equation for the perimeter of the rectangle in terms of w. Then solve the equation to find the length and width o the rectangle. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The width of a rectangle 
20071107 

BJ pose la question : The perimeter of a rectangular field is yards. If the length of the field is yards, what is its width? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Determine the width and height 
20061012 

Roshawn pose la question : If I am given the length of 73" and the girth of 11" and am trying to determine the width and height. How would I do this? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Two word problems 
20061002 

Eve pose la question :
1. A surveyor's map shows a plan for the rectangular rose garden whose area is
a^{2}+25ab350b^{2}. Find an algebraic expression for the length and width. If a=20 ft and b=10 feet, find the actual dimensions of the garden.
2.A square is enclosed in a circle. The area of the square is (4r^{2}32r+64)sq cm and the area of the circle is 484r^{2} sq cm. Write a polynomial in factored form to represent the difference of the two areas.
Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How long and how wide is the table? 
20060202 

A student pose la question : the perimeter of a table is 24 feet. the table is twice as long as it is wide. how long and how wide is the table? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Th dimensions of a garden 
20050209 

Rebecca pose la question : Nate's garden has a perimeter of 34 meters and an area of 72 square meters. What are the dimensions of the garden? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A line from the center of the patch to the periphery 
20050101 

Sandrine pose la question : I am currently researching a patch disease of grasses. These patches are roughly circular. I need a term for a line from the center of the patch to the periphery. Since the patches are not perfectly circular, my supervisors tell me I cannot use the word 'radius'. What else could I use? Denis Hanson and Harley Weston lui répond. 





The dimsenions of a room 
20040518 

Estella pose la question : I have a room that is rectangular the area is 159.5 feet, the perimeter is 51 feet what would the dimensions of the room. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The dimensions of a box 
20021203 

Paula pose la question : My son, who is in secondary school, needs to make a box with the inside dimensions of 1.25 cubic feet. It's supposed to be more in the shape of a rectangle than a square. I would like to know the equation to use to find the inside dimensions of a box if I know how many cubic feet (or inches) I need the inside to be. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Two ferry boats 
20010325 

Gil pose la question : Two ferry boats leave from opposite shores. One is faster than the other. They meet 720 yards from the nearest shore. They proceed to destination and upon returning they meet 400 yards from the other shore. What is the exact width of the river. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Rotation 
20010125 

A student pose la question : If I have a rectangle 2inches long and 4 inches wide and I rotate the rectangle 45 degrees will the length still be 2 inches? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How wide is the well? 
19991124 

Chris Baranski pose la question : There is a well and in the well there are 2 sticks one is 2 meters long the other is 3 meters long and they are opposite to each other. They are leaning against the wall of the well. The place where they touch is 1 meter of the bottom of the well. How wide is the well? Chris Fisher lui répond. 





Perimeter 
19990815 

Mel Nordan pose la question : The length of a rectangle is IS 3 1/2 times its width. Its perimeter is 108cm. Find its length and width. Choices for the width: 12,18,24 Penny Nom lui répond. 





Girth 
19990526 

Carolyn Bulkley pose la question : I am trying to explain to my son (who is in the 8th grade) how to figure girth. I'm afraid I have just confused him. Is there a simply formula to figure the girth of a box. for example: I have a box that is 27" L X 22" W X 21" H. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A Hexagon 
19980922 

Lee Curtis pose la question : Could someone calculate this for me? If a hexagon is 38 feet 8 inches across, how wide would each of the six sides be? Thank you, Lee Curtis Chris Fisher and Harley Weston lui répond. 

