Right triangle + motion problems - examples

  1. Movement
    peleton From the crossing of two perpendicular roads started two cyclists (each at different road). One runs at average speed 24 km/h, the second at average speed 16 km/h. Determine the distance between them after 35 minutes cycling.
  2. Rotation of the Earth
    earth_1 Calculate the circumferential speed of the Earth's surface at a latitude of 61°​​. Consider a globe with a radius of 6378 km.
  3. Crossroads
    crossroad The rectangular crossroads comes passenger car and an ambulance, the ambulance left. Passenger car is at 43 km/h and ambulance 52 km/h. Calculate such a relative speed of the ambulance moves to the car.
  4. Two cyclists
    compass_1 Two cyclists started from crossing in the same time. One goes to the north speed 20 km/h, the second eastward at speed 26 km/h. What will be the direct distance cycling 30 minutes from the start?
  5. Two aircraft
    dreamliner Two planes fly to the airport. At some point, the first airplane is away from the airport 98 km and the second 138 km. The first aircraft flies at an average speed of 420 km/h, the second average speed is 360 km/h, while the tracks of both planes are perpe
  6. Two aircraft
    2aircraft From the airport will start simultaneously two planes, which fly tracks are perpendicular to each other. The first flying speed of 680 km/h and the second 840 km/h. Calculate how far the aircraft will fly for half an hour.
  7. Two people
    crossing Two straight lines cross at right angles. Two people start simultaneously at the point of intersection. John walking at the rate of 4 kph in one road, Jenelyn walking at the rate of 8 kph in the other road. How long will it take for them to be 20√5 km apar
  8. Cross road
    cyclist_34 From the junction of two streets that are perpendicular to each other, two cyclists (each on another street) walked out. One ran 18 km/h and the second 24 km/h. How are they away from a) 6 minutes, b) 15 minutes?
  9. The swimmer
    river_3 The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motion

We apologize, but in this category are not a lot of examples.
Do you have an interesting mathematical example that you can't solve it? Enter it, and we can try to solve it.



To this e-mail address, we will reply solution; solved examples are also published here. Please enter e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.



See also our right triangle calculator.