Heron's formula - math word problems

  1. 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?
  2. One trapezium
    trapezium_5 One trapezium has AB=24M, BC=36M, CD=80M, DA=80M long sides. Find the area.
  3. Sss triangle
    8_11_12 Calculate the area and heights in the triangle ABC by sides a = 8cm, b = 11cm, c = 12cm
  4. Is right triangle or not
    triangle_rt1_2 If right triangle ABC, have sides a=13, b=11.5, c=22.5. Find area.
  5. 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
  6. Sides ratio
    triangle3_1 Calculate the circumference of a triangle with area 84 cm2 if a:b:c = 10:17:21
  7. Four sides of trapezoid
    lichobeznik2 Trapezoid is given by length of four sides: 40.5 42.5 52.8 35.0. Calculate its area.
  8. Area and two angles
    trig_1 Calculate the size of all sides and internal angles of a triangle ABC, if it is given by area S = 501.9; and two internal angles α = 15°28' and β = 45°.
  9. Sides of the triangle
    herons Calculate triangle sides where its area is S = 84 cm2 and a = x, b = x + 1, xc = x + 2
  10. Triangle
    heron1 Determine whether a triangle can be formed with the given side lengths. If so, use Heron's formula to find the area of the triangle. a = 158 b = 185 c = 201
  11. Find the area
    triangles_57 Find the area of the triangle with the given measurements. Round the solution to the nearest hundredth if necessary. A = 50°, b = 30 ft, c = 14 ft
  12. 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 t
  13. 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
  14. Trapezoid - hard example
    trapezium Base of the trapezoid are: 24, 16 cm. Diagonal 22, 26 cm. Calculate its area and perimeter.
  15. Sails
    ship_nina We known heights 220, 165 and 132 of sail. It has triangular shape. What is the surface of the sail?
  16. Park
    park_voda In the newly built park will be permanently placed a rotating sprayer irrigation of lawns. Determine the largest radius of the circle which can irrigate by sprayer P so not to spray park visitors on line AB. Distance AB = 55 m, AP = 36 m and BP = 28 m.
  17. 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.
  18. Diamond
    diamond_1 Rhombus has side 17 cm and and one of diagonal 22 cm long. Calculate its area.
  19. 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 a
  20. 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.

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