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 A circle inscribed in a square inscribed in a circle 2010-04-28 From jouniella:A square is inscribe to the first circle, then another circle is inscribe to the square. Find the ratio of the 2 circles.Answered by Penny Nom. Cutting a square into four shapes 2010-01-05 From Tracy:A square with a side of 4 ft needs to be cut into four shapes with the same area. can you find six different was to cut the square?Answered by Robert Dawson. An equilateral triangle and a regular hexagon 2006-02-28 From Trevor:An equilateral triangle and a regular hexagon have equal length perimeters. What is the ratio of their areas?Answered by Penny Nom and Stephen La Rocque. Surface areas 2005-05-11 From Jessica:How can I demonstrate to my high school students the reason for the formulas for the surface area of a prism, right cylinder, and regular pyramid, and right cone?Answered by Penny Nom. Programming without trig functions 2004-05-25 From Derek:I am a programmer trying to calculate the following. What is the formula to find the cross-sectional area of a cylinder with out using any trig functions? or better yet, how can you calculate any given volume in a cylindrical tank with spherical heads with out trig functions? I am using a PLC (programmable logic controller) to do this and trig functions are not available.Answered by Harley Weston. Sections, area and acres 2004-03-23 From Tony:An acre , it can be any size right . so when they refer to a section of a township which is 640 acres, also 1 square mile does this mean that 1 sections length if sqaure and there is 5,280 ft in 1 mile does it meanthat if you took 1 side of the square of of 4 sides the lenth would be 5,280 feet long and by multiplying 5,280 x 5,280 it would give you the square mile in square feet. i guess what I 'm asking is what is the perimeter of 1 acre if it was shape like a square. sorry to make this confusing but if you can help I would appreciate it.Answered by Penny Nom. The area of a triangle 2003-12-01 From A student:Find the Area of Triangle ABC A(-3,2) B(4,0) C(0,8)Answered by Penny Nom. The area of an isoceles triangle 2003-02-07 From A student:I have to find the area of an isoceles triangle with one angle side of 30 degrees, and length of base 5. Could you please help me solve this problem?Answered by Penny Nom. The volume of a juice jug 2002-11-21 From Edward:I try to find the measurement for a juice jug. I have the height of the jug and need the jug to hold 2.5 Liter of juice. Can you help me out with the formula.Answered by Penny Nom. Area of a quadrilateral 1999-11-19 From Zane Cram:I need the formula to calculate the area of an irregular sided rectangle. Each side has a different measurement or length. Answered by Walter Whiteley.

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