Area of shape + Heron's formula - math problems

Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional shape. The area can be understood as the amount of paint necessary to cover the surface with a single coat. The area of a shape can be measured by comparing the shape to squares of a fixed size 1 m^2 or 1 cm^2 etc. Every unit of length has a corresponding unit of area. Areas can be measured in square metres (m^2), square centimetres (cm^2), square millimetres (mm^2), square kilometres (km^2), square feet (ft^2), square yards (yd^2), square miles (mi^2), and so forth.

Number of problems found: 28

  • Compute 4
    14-12-12 Compute the exact value of the area of the triangle with sides 14 mi, 12 mi, and 12 mi long.
  • Quadrilateral oblique prism
    kosyHranol What is the volume of a quadrilateral oblique prism with base edges of length a = 1m, b = 1.1m, c = 1.2m, d = 0.7m, if a side edge of length h = 3.9m has a deviation from the base of 20° 35 ´ and the edges a, b form an angle of 50.5°.
  • Annulus from triangle
    annulus2 Calculate the content of the area bounded by a circle circumscribed and a circle inscribed by a triangle with sides a = 25mm, b = 29mm, c = 36mm
  • Sss triangle
    8_11_12 Calculate the area and heights in the triangle ABC by sides a = 8cm, b = 11cm, c = 12cm
  • One trapezium
    trapezium_5 One trapezium has AB=24M, BC=36M, CD=80M, DA=80M long sides. Find the area.
  • Prism
    prism_rhombus_1 Calculate the volume of the rhombic prism. Base of prism is rhombus whose one diagonal is 47 cm and the edge of the base is 28 cm. The edge length of the base of the prism and height is 3:5.
  • Triangle
    triangle_ABC_1 The triangle has known all three sides: a=5.5 m, b=5.3 m, c= 7.8 m. Calculate area of ​this triangle.
  • Circular railway
    described_circle2 The railway is to interconnect in a circular arc the points A, B, and C, whose distances are | AB | = 30 km, AC = 95 km, BC | = 70 km. How long will the track from A to C?
  • Triangle
    sedlo Triangle KLM is given by plane coordinates of vertices: K[11, -10] L[10, 12] M[1, 3]. Calculate its area and its interior angles.
  • Four sides of trapezoid
    lichobeznik2 Trapezoid is given by length of four sides: 40.5 42.5 52.8 35.0. Calculate its area.
  • Box
    Rhombic_prism Cardboard box shaped quadrangular prism with a rhombic base. Rhombus has a side 5 cm and one diagonal 8 cm long and height of the box is 12 cm. The box will open at the top. How many cm2 of cardboard we need to cover overlap and joints that are 5% of are
  • Diamond
    diamond_1 Rhombus has side 17 cm and and one of diagonal 22 cm long. Calculate its area.
  • Is right triangle or not
    triangle_rt1_2 If right triangle ABC, have sides a=13, b=11.5, c=22.5. Find area.
  • Sides of the triangle
    herons Calculate triangle sides where its area is S = 84 cm2 and a = x, b = x + 1, xc = x + 2
  • Cardboard box
    krabicka We want to make a cardboard box shaped quadrangular prism with rhombic base. Rhombus has a side of 5 cm and 8 cm one diagonal long. The height of the box to be 12 cm. The box will be open at the top. How many square centimeters cardboard we need, if we ca
  • Heron backlaw
    heron_math Calculate missing side in a triangle with sides 17 and 34 and area 275.
  • Triangular prism
    688_triangle Calculate the surface of a triangular prism 10 cm high, the base of which is a triangle with sides 6 cm 8 cm and 8 cm
  • The farmer
    field_2 The farmer would like to first seed his small field. The required amount depends on the seed area. Field has a triangular shape. The farmer had fenced field, so he knows the lengths of the sides: 119, 111 and 90 meters. Find a suitable way to determine th
  • Circles 2
    zlozite_kruznice Calculate the area bounded by the circumscribed and inscribed circle in triangle with sides 12 cm, 14 cm, 18 cm.
  • Sails
    ship_nina We known heights 220, 165 and 132 of sail. It has triangular shape. What is the surface of the sail?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit a math problem, and we can try to solve it.



We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...



See also our trigonometric triangle calculator. See also more information on Wikipedia.