High school + similarity of triangles - examples
- Mast shadow
Mast has 13 m long shadow on a slope rising from the mast foot in the direction of the shadow angle at angle 15°. Determine the height of the mast, if the sun above the horizon is at angle 33°. Use the law of sines.
There is regular hexagon ABCDEF. If area of the triangle ABC is 22, what is area of the hexagon ABCDEF? I do not know how to solve it simply....
On the road sign, which informs the climb is 8.7%. Car goes 5 km along this road. What is the height difference that car went?
- Similarity coefficient
The ratio of similarity of two equilateral triangles is 3.5 (ie 7:2). The length of the side of smaller triangle is 2.4 cm. Calculate the perimeter and area of the larger triangle.
Road has climbing 1:27. How big is a angle corresponds to this climbing?
- MO - triangles
On the AB and AC sides of the triangle ABC lies successive points E and F, on segment EF lie point D. The EF and BC lines are parallel and is true this ratio FD:DE = AE:EB = 2:1. The area of ABC triangle is 27 hectares and line segments EF, AD, and DB se
Triangle shaped field (triangle ABC) has side AB = 129 m. path XY is parallel to the side AB which divided triangle ABC into two parts with same area. What will be the length of the path XY? Help please geodesist ...
- Triangle KLB
It is given equilateral triangle ABC. From point L which is the midpoint of the side BC of the triangle it is drwn perpendicular to the side AB. Intersection of perpendicular and the side AB is point K. How many % of the area of the triangle ABC is area o
A force of 300 kg (3000 N) is required to pull a boat up a ramp inclined at 14° with horizontal. How much does the boat weight?
- Sun rays
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
- Euclid theorems
Calculate the sides of a right triangle if leg a = 6 cm and a section of the hypotenuse, which is located adjacent the second leg b is 5cm.
Aviator sees part of the earth's surface with an area of 200,000 square kilometers. How high he flies?
- Trapezoid IV
In a trapezoid ABCD (AB||CD) is |AB| = 15cm |CD| = 7 cm, |AC| = 12 cm, AC is perpendicular to BC. What area has a trapezoid ABCD?
- Rectangular triangles
The lengths of corresponding sides of two rectangular triangles are in the ratio 2:5. At what ratio are medians relevant to hypotenuse these right triangles? At what ratio are the contents of these triangles? Smaller rectangular triangle has legs 6 and 8 c
Calculate the cosine of the smallest internal angle in a right-angled triangle with cathetus 3 and 8 and with the hypotenuse 8.544.
- Inclined plane
On the inclined plane with an angle of inclination of 30 ° we will put body (fixed point) with mass 2 kg. Determine the acceleration of the body motion on an inclined plane.
- See harmonics
It is true that the size of the central segment of any trapezoid is the harmonic mean size of its bases? Prove it. Central segment crosses the intersection of the diagonals and is parallel to the bases.
- Angle in RT
Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle whose sides constitutes sizes consecutive members of arithmetic progressions.
There are two laths in the garage opposite one another: one 2 meters long and the second 3 meters long. They fall against each other and stay against the opposite walls of the garage and both laths cross 70 cm above the garage floor. How wide is the garag
- Area and two angles
Calculate the size of all sides and internal angles of a triangle ABC, if it is given by area S = 501.9; and two internal angles α = 15°28' and β = 45°.
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