# Similarity of triangles - examples

- A boy

A boy of height 1.7m is standing 30m away from flag staff on the same level ground . He observes that the angle of deviation of the top of flag staff is 30 degree. Calculate the height of flag staff. - Shadow of tree

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? - 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

Railways climb 7.4 ‰. Calculate the height difference between two points on the railway distant 3539 meters. - Similarity

Are two right triangles similar to each other if the first one has a acute angle 40° and second one has acute angle 50°? - Hexagon

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.... - Climb

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. - Climb

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 - Geodesist

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 - Boat

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. - Airplane

Aviator sees part of the earth's surface with an area of 200,000 square kilometers. How high he flies? - Similarity of squares

The ratio of the similarity of the squares ABCD and KLMN is 2.5. Square KLMN area is greater than area of a square ABCD with side a: ? - 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 - Cosine

Calculate the cosine of the smallest internal angle in a right-angled triangle with cathetus 3 and 8 and with the hypotenuse 8.544.

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