71 Answered Questions for the topic Height

11/09/15

How tall is the antenna?

A broadcast antenna is located at the top of a building 1,000 feet tall.  From a point on the same horizontal plane as the base of the building, the angles of elevation of the top and bottom of the... more

10/30/15

What is the height of the tree? It's shadow is x-14 meters long. Distance from top of tree to shadow is x+2 meters long.

At a certain time of day, a tree that is x meters tall casts a shadow that is x − 14 meters long. If the distance from the top of the tree to the end of the shadow is x + 2 meters long, what is the... more

10/21/15

Calculus Homework- Dimensions of a rectangle with the greatest possible area.

A rectangle is inscribed with its base on the x-axis and its upper corners on the parabola y=10−x^2. What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible area?Width: ___Height:... more

10/05/15

How tall is the baseball player?

A baseball player throws a baseball with a horizontal velocity of 100m/s west. The ball hits the ground 0.5 seconds later. How tall is the baseball player?   SHOW WORK PLEASE

10/05/15

How far does the jumper move horizontally?

A long jumper achieves a height of 1.5 meters when her initial horizontal velocity is 5m/s. How far does the jumper move horizontally? (Hint: She reaches a height of 1.5 meters halfway through her... more

10/05/15

Help for the physics questions?

A baseball player throws a baseball with a horizontal velocity of 100m/s west. The ball hits the ground 0.5 seconds later.   1.) With what vertical velocity does the ball land?   2.) How tall... more

10/05/15

Help for the physics questions?

A baseball player throws a baseball with a horizontal velocity of 100m/s west. The ball hits the ground 0.5 seconds later.   A) With what vertical velocity does the ball land?   B) How tall is... more

10/05/15

How far does the jumper move horizontally?

A long jumper achieves a height of 1.5 meters when her initial horizontal velocity is 5m/s. How far does the jumper move horizontally? (Hint: She reaches a height of 1.5 meters halfway through the... more

09/26/15

Word Question

I'm having trouble understanding how to plug everything in on this one. I need some help please   The height of an object thrown downward with a velocity of 32 ft/sec from the roof of a 128 feet... more

07/14/15

What are the dimensions

Suppose the base and height of a triangle sum to 15, and the area of the triangle is 28 square cm. What are the dimensions (base and height) of the triangle?   Please help me solve and show the... more

04/23/15

h= -16t^2+100t+84

Benjamin threw a rock straight up from a cliff that was 84 ft above the water. If the height of the rock h, in feet, after t seconds is given by the equation h= -16t^2+100t+84, how long will it... more

03/05/15

find height

the height of the washington monument is 50.5 inches more than 10 times the length of a side of its square base. IF the sum of these two dimensions is 7327 inches, find the height of the washington... more

11/03/14

How to find maximum height of a body

The height of a body moving vertically is given by s=1/2gt2+v0t+s0 for g>0 with s in meters and t in seconds. What is the body's maximum height? This is an expression, not necessarily... more

10/13/14

Muzzle velocity and distance

A rifle bullet is fired vertically upwards with a muzzle velocity of 700 m/s.  Assuming no air resistance, what height will it reach?  How long will it take to reach the ground again?

09/15/14

the average height of a class is 1.78m. if the height of all the students adds up to 39.16m how many students are there in the class

the average height of a class is 1.78m. if the height of all the students adds up to 39.16m how many students are there in the class

09/09/14

How to find the height of a tetrahedron?

A regular tetrahedron has edges of 5cm each. How high is it?   Please explain how to find the answer to this question. Thanks :)

06/22/14

What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible area?

A rectangle has its two lower corners on the x-axis and its two upper corners on the parabola y=11-x2What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible area? width=? height=?

06/22/14

What are the dimensions of such a cylinder which has maximum volume?

A cylinder is inscribed in a right circular cone of height 5 and radius (at the base) equal to 3.5. What are the dimensions of such a cylinder which has maximum volume? radius=? height=?

06/21/14

What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible area?

A rectangle has its two lower corners on the x-axis and its two upper corners on the parabola y=9-x2.What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible... more

06/20/14

What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible area?

A rectangle is inscribed with its base on the x-axis and its upper corners on the parabola y=12-x2 . What are the dimensions of such a rectangle with the greatest possible area? width=? height=?  
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