Analytic geometry - math word problems

Also known as coordinate geometry or Cartesian geometry.

Number of problems found: 126

  • Right angled triangle 2
    vertex_triangle_right LMN is a right-angled triangle with vertices at L(1,3), M(3,5), and N(6,n). Given angle LMN is 90° find n
  • Right triangle - leg
    pythag_triangle Calculate to the nearest tenth cm length of leg in right-angled triangle with hypotenuse length 9 cm and 7 cm long leg.
  • Rectangle 39
    rectnagles Find the perimeter and area of the rectangular with vertices (-1, 4), (0,4), (0, -1), and (-4, 4)
  • A cell tower
    tower A cell tower is located at coordinates (-5, -7) and has a circular range of 12 units. If Mr. XYZ is located at coordinates (4,5), will he be able to get a signal?
  • Points in space
    roviny There are n points, of which no three lie on one line and no four lies on one plane. How many planes can be guided by these points? How many planes are there if there are five times more than the given points?
  • Vector - basic operations
    vectors_1 There are given points A [-9; -2] B [2; 16] C [16; -2] and D [12; 18] a. Determine the coordinates of the vectors u=AB v=CD s=DB b. Calculate the sum of the vectors u + v c. Calculate difference of vectors u-v d. Determine the coordinates of the vector w
  • Curve and line
    parabol The equation of a curve C is y=2x² -8x+9 and the equation of a line L is x+ y=3 (1) Find the x co-ordinates of the points of intersection of L and C. (2) Show that one of these points is also the stationary point of C?
  • Right triangle from axes
    axes2 A line segment has its ends on the coordinate axes and forms with them a triangle of area equal to 36 square units. The segment passes through the point ( 5,2). What is the slope of the line segment?
  • Circle
    kruznica The circle touches two parallel lines p and q, and its center lies on line a, which is the secant of lines p and q. Write the equation of the circle and determine the coordinates of the center and radius. p: x-10 = 0 q: -x-19 = 0 a: 9x-4y+5 = 0
  • Prove
    two_circles_1 Prove that k1 and k2 are the equations of two circles. Find the equation of the line that passes through the centers of these circles. k1: x2+y2+2x+4y+1=0 k2: x2+y2-8x+6y+9=0
  • Resultant force
    3forces Calculate mathematically and graphically the resultant of a three forces with a common centre if: F1 = 50 kN α1 = 30° F2 = 40 kN α2 = 45° F3 = 40 kN α3 = 25°
  • Coordinates
    geodet Determine the coordinates of the vertices and the content of the parallelogram, the two sides of which lie on the lines 8x + 3y + 1 = 0, 2x + y-1 = 0 and the diagonal on the line 3x + 2y + 3 = 0
  • Three points 2
    vectors_sum0 The three points A(3, 8), B(6, 2) and C(10, 2). The point D is such that the line DA is perpendicular to AB, and DC is parallel to AB. Calculate the coordinates of D.
  • Triangle
    sedlo Plane coordinates of vertices: K[11, -10] L[10, 12] M[1, 3] give Triangle KLM. Calculate its area and its interior angles.
  • Three points
    triangle_rt_taznice Three points K (-3; 2), L (-1; 4), M (3, -4) are given. Find out: (a) whether the triangle KLM is right b) calculate the length of the line to the k side c) write the coordinates of the vector LM d) write the directional form of the KM side e) write the d
  • Bearing
    compass A plane flew 50 km on a bearing 63°20' and the flew on a bearing 153°20' for 140km. Find the distance between the starting point and the ending point.
  • Coordinates of the intersection of the diagonals
    rectangle_inside_circle_1 In the rectangular coordinate system, a rectangle ABCD is drawn. The vertices of the rectangle are determined by these coordinates A = (2.2) B = (8.2) C = (8.6) D = (2.6) Find the coordinates of the intersection of the diagonals of the ABCD rectangle
  • General line equations
    lines_1 In all examples, write the GENERAL EQUATION OF a line that is given in some way. A) the line is given parametrically: x = - 4 + 2p, y = 2 - 3p B) the line is given by the slope form: y = 3x - 1 C) the line is given by two points: A [3; -3], B [-5; 2] D) t
  • Vector equation
    collinear2 Let’s v = (1, 2, 1), u = (0, -1, 3) and w = (1, 0, 7) . Solve the vector equation c1 v + c2 u + c3 w = 0 for variables c1 c2, c3 and decide weather v, u and w are linear dependent or independent
  • Suppose
    linear_eq Suppose you know that the length of a line segment is 15, x2=6, y2=14 and x1= -3. Find the possible value of y1. Is there more than one possible answer? Why or why not?

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For Basic calculations in analytic geometry is a helpful line slope calculator. From coordinates of two points in the plane it calculate slope, normal and parametric line equation(s), slope, directional angle, direction vector, the length of segment, intersections the coordinate axes etc. See also more information on Wikipedia.