Similarity bodies - examples
- Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower in Paris is 300 meters high, is made of steel. Its weight is 8000 tons. How tall is the tower model made of the same material, if it weigh is 2.4 kg?
Circular cone of height 15 cm and volume 5699 cm3 is at one-third of the height (measured from the bottom) cut by a plane parallel to the base. Calculate the radius and circumference of the circular cut.
Pizza with a diameter 50 cm have weight 559 g. What diameter will have a pizza weighing 855 g if it is make from the same cloth (same thickness....) and same decorated?
- 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
Rectangle ABCD has dimensions of 7 cm and 6 cm. Rectangle PQRS has dimensions 14 cm and 12 cm. Determine coefficient of the similarity k of the rectangles, if they aren't similar enter zero as the coefficient of similarity.
- Pyramid cut
We cut the regular square pyramid with a parallel plane to the two parts (see figure). The volume of the smaller pyramid is 20% of the volume of the original one. The bottom of the base of the smaller pyramid has a content of 10 cm2. Find the area of the o