Examples of area of plane shapes

  1. 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?
  2. Isosceles
    rr_lichobeznik_1 Isosceles trapezium ABCD ABC = 12 angle ABC = 40 ° b=6. Calculate the circumference and area.
  3. Paper box
    prism3s_4 Calculate how much we'll pay for a three-side shaped prism box with a triangular base, and if it measures 12cm and 1.6dm, the hypotenuse measures 200mm. The box is 34cm high. We pay 0,13 € per square meter of paper.
  4. Sandbox
    sand_2 Sandbox has area of 32 sq ft and length of 4 1/2 ft. What is width of sandbox.
  5. Two rectangles
    rectangles2_2 I cut out two rectangles with 54 cm², 90 cm². Their sides are expressed in whole centimeters. If I put these rectangles together I get a rectangle with an area of 144 cm2. What dimensions can this large rectangle have? Write all options. Explain your calc
  6. The perimeter
    hexagon6 The perimeter of equilateral △PQR is 12. The perimeter of regular hexagon STUVWX is also 12. What is the ratio of the area of △PQR to the area of STUVWX?
  7. Sand path
    sand_1 How many m3 of sand is needed to fill the 1.5m wide path around a rectangular flowerbed of 8m and 14m if the sand layer is 6cm high?
  8. Lampshade
    kuzel_2 The cone-shaped lampshade has a diameter of 30 cm and a height of 10 cm. How many cm2 of material will we need when we 10% is waste?
  9. A square
    rhombus3_3 A square with length of diagonals 12cm give: a) Calculate the area of a square b) rhombus with the same area as the square, has one diagonal with length of 16 cm. Calculate the length of the other diagonal.
  10. Triangular prism
    prism_4 Calculate the surface of a regular triangular prism with a bottom edge 8 of a length of 5 meters and an appropriate height of 60 meters and prism height is 1 whole 4 meters.
  11. Right triangle eq2
    rt_triangle_1 Find the lengths of the sides and the angles in the right triangle. Given area S = 210 and perimeter o = 70.
  12. Triangular prism
    prism3s_1 Calculate the volume of a triangular prism 10 cm high, the base of which is an equilateral triangle with dimensions a = 5 cm and height va = 4,3 cm
  13. Square prism
    lichob_2 Calculate the volume of a foursided prism 2 dm high, the base is a trapezoid with bases 12 cm, 6 cm, height of 4 cm and 5 cm long arms.
  14. Base of house
    domcek_4 Calculate the volume of the bases of a square house, if the base depth is 1.2 m, the width is 40 cm and their outer circumference is 40.7 m.
  15. A rectangle
    rectangle_12 A rectangle has an area of 36 cm2. What could the length and width of rectangle be?
  16. Scale of plan
    zahrada_4 On the plan of the village in the scale of 1: 1000 a rectangular garden is drawn. Its dimensions on the plan are 25mm and 28mm. Determine the area of the garden in ares.
  17. Area of garden
    garden_20 If the width of the rectangular garden is decreased by 2 meters and its length is increased by 5 meters, the area of the rectangle will be 0.2 ares larger. If the width and the length of the garden will increase by 3 meters, its original size will increa
  18. Enlarged rectangle
    rectangle_10 The rectangle with dimensions of 8 cm and 12 cm is enlarged in a ratio of 5:4. What are the circumference and the area of the enlarged rectangle?
  19. Area of a triangle
    triangle1_2 What is the area of a triangle that has the base 4 1/4 and the height of 3 3/3?
  20. Two gardeners
    map_18 The garden with an area of 81 square meters was divided by two gardeners in a ratio of 4: 5. How much did the second gardener get more first?

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