Geometry - math word problems

  1. Add vector
    vectors_2 Given that P = (5, 8) and Q = (6, 9), find the component form and magnitude of vector PQ.
  2. Line segment
    lines_5 Cut a line segment of 15 cm into two line segments so that their lengths are in ratio 2:1. What length will each have?
  3. Ruler
    pravitko_1 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.
  4. Linear function
    intersection_fn_1 What is the equation of linear function passing through points: a) A (0,3), B (3,0) b) A (-2,-6), B (3,4)
  5. Forces
    vectors_4 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?
  6. Dividing
    plot2_2 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?
  7. Equilateral triangle ABC
    equliateral In the equilateral triangle ABC, K is the center of the AB side, the L point lies on one-third of the BC side near the point C, and the point M lies in the one-third of the side of the AC side closer to the point A. Find what part of the ABC triangle conta
  8. 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°
  9. Forces on earth directions
    compass2_1 A force of 60 N [North] and 80 N [East] is exerted on an object wigth 10 kg. What is the acceleration of the object?
  10. Rectangle 39
    rectnagles Find the perimeter and area of the rectangular with vertices (-1, 4), (0,4), (0, -1), and (-4, 4)
  11. Points in plane
    linear_eq_1 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?
  12. Slope
    slope_1 Find the slope of the line: x=t and y=1+t.
  13. 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?
  14. Hexagon cut pyramid
    truncated_hexa_pyramid Calculate the volume of a regular 6-sided cut pyramid if the bottom edge is 30 cm, the top edge us 12 cm, and the side edge length is 41 cm.
  15. Area of iso-trap
    diagons-of-an-isosceles-trapezoid Find the area of an isosceles trapezoid if the lengths of its bases are 16 cm and 30 cm, and the diagonals are perpendicular to each other.
  16. Cuboids
    3dvectors 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)
  17. Points on line segment
    segment Points P & Q belong to segment AB. If AB=a, AP = 2PQ = 2QB, find the distance: between point A and the midpoint of the segment QB.
  18. Trapezoid - intersection of diagonals
    intersect_trapezoid_diagonals In the ABCD trapezoid is AB = 8 cm long, trapezium height 6 cm, and distance of diagonals intersection from AB is 4 cm. Calculate trapezoid area.
  19. Circle - AG
    circle2 Find the coordinates of circle and its diameter if its equation is: ?
  20. Equation of circle
    circle_analytics find an equation of the circle with indicated properties: a. center at (-3,5), diameter 20. b. center at origin and diameter 16.

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