Direct relationship + similarity of triangles - examples

  1. Sun rays
    sfinga-a-cheopsova-pyramida-w-4066 If the sun's rays are at an angle 60° then famous Great Pyramid of Egypt (which is now high 137.3 meters) has 79.3 m long shadow. Calculate current height of neighboring chefren pyramid whose shadow is measured at the same time 78.8 m and the current hei
  2. Shadow and light
    stin Nine meters height poplar tree has a shadow 16.2 meters long. How long shadow have at the same time Joe if he is 1,4m tall?
  3. Tree shadow
    tree2_1 Tree perpendicular to the horizontal surface has a shadow 8.32 meters long. At the same time meter rod perpendicular to the horizontal surface has shadow 64 cm long. How tall is tree?
  4. Traffic laws
    car_lights Under traffic regulations, car lights can illuminate the road up to a maximum of 30 m. To check the reach of the dipped-beam lights of their car, Peter stopped car at 1.5 m from the wall. The dipped-beam headlights are 60 cm high. At what height on the wa
  5. Tree shadow
    tree3 The shadow of the tree is 16 meters long. Shadow of two meters high tourist sign beside standing is 3.2 meters long. What height has tree (in meters)?
  6. MO Z9–I–2 - 2017
    trapezium_3 In the VODY trapezoid, VO is a longer base and the diagonal intersection K divides the VD line in a 3:2 ratio. The area of the KOV triangle is 13.5 cm2. Find the area of the entire trapezoid.
  7. Sides od triangle
    podobnost Sides of the triangle ABC has length 4 cm, 5 cm and 7 cm. Construct triangle A'B'C' that are similar to triangle ABC which has a circumference of 12 cm.
  8. Sides ratio
    triangle3_1 Calculate the circumference of a triangle with area 84 cm2 if a:b:c = 10:17:21
  9. Display case
    vitrinka Place a glass shelf at the height of 1m from the bottom of the display case in the cabinet. How long platter will we place at this height? The display case is a rectangular triangle with 2 m and 2.5 m legs.
  10. Shadow of tree
    stromcek_3 Miro stands under a tree and watching its shadow and shadow of the tree. Miro is 180 cm tall and its shade is 1.5 m long. The shadow of the tree is three times as long as Miro's shadow. How tall is the tree in meters?
  11. Shadow
    shadow_1 A meter pole perpendicular to the ground throws a shadow of 40 cm long, the house throws a shadow 6 meters long. What is the height of the house?

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