Area of shape + The right triangle altitude theorem - 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: 12

  • Free space in the garden
    euklid The grandfather's free space in the garden was in the shape of a rectangular triangle with 5 meters and 12 meters in length. He decided to divide it into two parts and the height of the hypotenuse. For the smaller part creates a rock garden, for the large
  • Squares above sides
    pataVysky Two squares are constructed on two sides of the ABC triangle. The square area above the BC side is 25 cm2. The height vc to the side AB is 3 cm long. The heel P of height vc divides the AB side in a 2: 1 ratio. The AC side is longer than the BC side. Calc
  • Right isosceles triangle
    euclid_theorem_1 Right isosceles triangle has an altitude x drawn from the right angle to the hypotenuse dividing it into 2 equal segments. The length of one segment is 5 cm. What is the area of the triangle?
  • Isosceles triangle 9
    iso_triangle Given an isosceles triangle ABC where AB= AC. The perimeter is 64cm and altitude is 24cm. Find the area of the isosceles triangle
  • Hypotenuse - RT
    triangle_bac_1 A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?
  • Sides of the triangle
    herons Calculate triangle sides where its area is S = 84 cm2 and a = x, b = x + 1, xc = x + 2
  • Goat and circles
    equation_nonlinear What is the radius of a circle centered on the other circle and the intersection of the two circles is equal to half the area of the first circle? This task is the mathematical expression of the role of agriculture. The farmer has circular land on which g
  • Euklid4
    euclid_2 Legs of a right triangle have dimensions 244 m and 246 m. Calculate the length of the hypotenuse and the height of this right triangle.
  • Without Euclid laws
    euclid_1 Right triangle ABC with right angle at the C has a=5 and hypotenuse c=19. Calculate the height h of this triangle without the use of Euclidean laws.
  • Area of RT
    right_triangle_sepia Calculate the area of a right triangle that hypotenuse has length 14, and one hypotenuse segment has length 5.
  • Right Δ
    ruler A right triangle has the length of one leg 11 cm and length of the hypotenuse 61 cm. Calculate the height of the triangle.
  • Circle in rhombus
    circle_rhombus In the rhombus is inscribed circle. Contact points of touch divide the sides to parts of length 19 cm and 6 cm. Calculate the circle area.

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