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6 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            A square peg in a round hole 2017-05-29 From bill:bill wants to put a 2 foot square peg into a round hole What must be the circumference of the hole?Answered by Penny Nom.     Dirt in a sloped round hole 2007-08-03 From Ken:How much dirt do I need to fill a ground hole 20 ft in dia. with a sloping floor that has a ht. of 5" on one side and 12" on the other side?Answered by Stephen La Rocque.     The size of a lot 2007-06-13 From Larry:This is driving me crazy, I know i learned this in college but that was so many years ago haha. I am trying to determine how many acres my property is. Unfortunately everywhere i look is like another language to me when seeing these formulas. My property is square shaped so starting from one side and just working around the dimensions are: 114 feet x 95.88 feet x 100 feet x 91.91 feet.Answered by Penny Nom.     Percentage increase and decrease 2007-06-13 From Anna:I just want to if the following formula is used for the computation of a PERCENTAGE DECREASE: Old Value - New Value/ Old Value x 100% My immediate superior is under the impression that the said formula works ONLY for the computation of a percentage INCREASE. He believes that the formula for a percentage DECREASE: Old Value - New Value/ NEW Value x 100% On this score, I want to know the correct formula for the computation of percentage decrease. Thank you so much.Answered by Penny Nom.     A 5 digit key 2007-05-31 From Michael:I have a 5 digit key pad lock on my truck. I want to print out all of the combinations to try. pad one=0 pad two =1 pad three=2 pad four=3 pad five =4. can you help me find and print all combinations?Answered by Harley Weston.     Water tank volume 2007-05-29 From Cecelia:I HAVE A SEMI CIRCULAR TANK AGAINST A WALL MEASURING 6'10" ACROSS THE WIDEST PART AND 3' FROM THE WALL TO THE FRONT OF THE TANK. THE DEPTH IS 14". PLEASE HELP ME TO CALCULATE THE VOLUME OF WATER IN THE TANK.Answered by Stephen La Rocque.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français