Right triangle + similarity of triangles - examples
- Diagonals at right angle
In the trapezoid ABCD this is given: AB=12cm CD=4cm And diagonals crossed under a right angle. What is the area of this trapezoid ABCD?
- 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.
- Reverse Pythagorean theorem
Given are lengths of the sides of the triangles. Decide which one is rectangular: Δ ABC: 77 dm, 85 dm, 36 dm ? Δ DEF: 55 dm, 82 dm, 61 dm ? Δ GHI: 24 mm, 25 mm, 7 mm ? Δ JKL: 32 dm, 51 dm, 82 dm ? Δ MNO: 51 dm, 45 dm, 24 dm ?
Railways climb 7.4 ‰. Calculate the height difference between two points on the railway distant 3539 meters.
Are two right triangles similar to each other if the first one has a acute angle 40° and second one has acute angle 50°?
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?
Road has climbing 1:27. How big is a angle corresponds to this climbing?
- 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.
- Tree shadow
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?
- Angle in RT
Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle whose sides constitutes sizes consecutive members of arithmetic progressions.
ABCD is a rhombus, ABD is an equilateral triangle and AC is equal to 4. Find the area of the rhombus.
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