Geometry - math word problems
- Tree shadow
The shadow of the tree is 16 meters long. Shadow of two meters high tourist sign beside standing is 3.2 meters long. What height has tree (in meters)?
- Circular segment
Calculate the area S of the circular segment and the length of the circular arc l. The height of the circular segment is 2 cm and the angle α = 60°. Help formula: S = 1/2 r2. (Β-sinβ)
- 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 he
Draw a square ABCD whose diagonals have a length of 6 cm
4 m long ladder touches the cube 1mx1m at the wall. How high reach on the wall?
Divide the three line segment 13 cm, 26 cm and 19.5 cm long for parts so that the individual parts were equally long and longest. How long will the individual parts and how many it will?
- Rectangular trapezoid
The rectangular trapezoid ABCD is: /AB/ = /BC/ = /AC/. The length of the median is 6 cm. Calculate the circumference and area of a trapezoid.
How far from Peter stands 2m hight John? Petr is looking to John over ruler that keeps at arm's distant 60 cm from the eye and on the ruler John measured the height of 15 mm.
- Tree shadow
Tree perpendicular to the horizontal surface has a shadow 8.32 meters long. At the same time meter rod perpendicular to the horizontal surface has shadow 64 cm long. How tall is tree?
- 2d shape
Calculate the content of a shape in which an arbitrary point is not more than 3 cm from the segment AB. The length of the segment AB is 5 cm.
- Points in plane
The plane is given 12 points, 5 of which is located on a straight line. How many different lines could by draw from this points?
Two separate cuboids with different orientation in space. Determine the angle between them, knowing the direction cosine matrix for each separate cuboid. u1=(0.62955056, 0.094432584, 0.77119944) u2=(0.14484653, 0.9208101, 0.36211633)
- Medians and sides
Triangle ABC in the plane Oxy; are the coordinates of the points: A = 2.7 B = -4.3 C-6-1 Try calculate lengths of all medians and all sides.
- Trapezoid MO-5-Z8
ABCD is a trapezoid that lime segment CE divided into a triangle and parallelogram as shown. Point F is the midpoint of CE, DF line passes through the center of the segment BE and the area of the triangle CDE is 3 cm2. Determine the area of the trapezoid
- Resultant force
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°
- Three vectors
The three forces whose amplitudes are in ratio 9:10:17 act in the plane at one point so that they are in balance. Determine the angles of the each two forces.
Forces with magnitudes F1 = 42N and F2 = 35N act at a common point and make an angle of 77°12'. How big is their resultant?
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.
- Angle in RT
Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle whose sides constitutes sizes consecutive members of arithmetic progressions.
The man, 180 cm tall, walks along the seafront directly to the lighthouse. The male shadow caused by the beacon light is initially 5.4 meters long. When the man approaches the lighthouse by 90 meters, its shadow shorter by 3 meters. How tall is the lighth