Goniometry and trigonometry - math word problems

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  • Segment in a triangle
    priecka In a triangle ABC with the side/AB/ = 24 cm is constructed middle segment/DE/ = 18 cm parallel to the side AB at a distance 1 cm from AB. Calculate the height of the triangle ABC to side AB.
  • Two forces
    forces_1 The two forces F1 = 580N and F2 = 630N, have an angle of 59 degrees. Calculate their resultant force, F.
  • Black diamond run
    ski Taleah is skiing down a black diamond run. She begins skiing at the top of a ski trail whose elevation is about 8625 feet. The ski run ends toward the base of the mountain at 3800 feet. The horizontal distance between these two points is about 4775 feet.
  • Cylinder
    cyl_1 The cylinder-shaped container has 80 liters of water. The water reaches 45 cm height. How many liters of water will be in a container if water level extend to a height 72 cm? Write the result in liters, write down only as a whole or decimal number.
  • Powerplant chimney
    komin2 From the window of the building at a height of 7.5 m, the top of the factory chimney can be seen at an altitude angle of 76° 30 ′. The base of the chimney can be seen from the same place at a depth angle of 5° 50 ′. How tall is the chimney?
  • 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°.
  • Water channel
    trapezium_prism_2 The cross section of the water channel is a trapezoid. The width of the bottom is 19.7 m, the water surface width is 28.5 m, the side walls have a slope of 67°30' and 61°15'. Calculate how much water flows through the channel in 5 minutes if the water flo
  • Nonagon
    9gon Calculate the area and perimeter of a regular nonagon if its radius of the inscribed circle is r = 10cm
  • Sun rays
    sfinga-a-cheopsova-pyramida-w-4066 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 heig
  • Sugar production
    cukrrka_1 From 1 ton of beet, 150 kg of sugar is produced. To clean 1 ton of sugar, 450 kg of lime is consumed. Calculate how many kgs of lime is consumed when processing 1 ton of sugar beet?
  • Refractive index
    lomSvetla The light passes through the interface between air and glass with a refractive index of 1.5. Find: (a) the angle of refraction if light strikes the interface from the air at an angle of 40°. (b) the angle of refraction when light strikes the glass interfa
  • Traffic laws
    car_lights Under traffic regulations, car lights can illuminate the road up to a maximum of 30 m. To check the reach of the dipped-beam lights of their car, Peter stopped car at 1.5 m from the wall. The dipped-beam headlights are 60 cm high. At what height on the wa
  • Black building
    talapka_cierna_stavba Keith built building with a rectangular shape 6.5 m × 3.9 m. Calculate how much percent exceeded the limit 25 m2 for small building. Building not built in accordance with the law is called "black building". Calculate the angle that the walls were clenchi

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Most natural application of trigonometry and trigonometric functions is a calculation of the triangles. Common and less common calculations of different types of triangles offers our triangle calculator. Word trigonometry comes from Greek and literally means triangle calculation.