# Planimetrics - math word problems

Study plane measurements, including angles, distances, and areas. In other words - measurement and calculation of shapes in the plane. Perimeter and area of plane shapes.#### Number of problems found: 2077

- Similarity coefficient

In the triangle TMA the length of the sides is t = 5cm, m = 3.5cm, a = 6.2cm. Another similar triangle has side lengths of 6.65 cm, 11.78 cm, 9.5 cm. Determine the similarity coefficient of these triangles and assign similar sides to each other. - Flowerbed

Family cultivated tulips on a square flower bed of 6 meters. Later they added the square terrace with a side of 7 meters to their house. One vertex of the terrace lay exactly in the middle of a tulip bed, and one side of the terrace divided the side of th - Cloth / textile

We have cloth measure 16 square meters. How many 20 cm by 20 cm by 8 cm bags you can make? Assume bag is a cuboid without one top base. - Ethernet cable

Charles and George are passionate gamers and live in houses that are exactly opposite each other across the street, so they can see each other through the windows. They decided that their computers will connect the telephone cable in order to play games t - Megapizza

Megapizza will be divided among 100 people. First gets 1%, 2nd 2% of the remainder, 3rd 3% of the remainder, etc. Last 100th 100% of the remainder. Which person got the biggest portion? - Water channel

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 - Wheat

The rectangle shaped field with dimensions 1268 m and 745 m harvested last year was 4959 q wheat. (1 q = 1 quintal = 100 kg). During the year, it was necessary to fix the pipe and therefore did kick wide 4 m parallel to the side of the field 745 m, where - An architect

An architect makes a model of a new house. The model shows a tile patio in the backyard. In the model each tile has length of 1/2 inch and width of 1/6 inch. The actual tiles have length of 2/3 feet and width 2/9 feet. What is the ratio of the length of a - Billiard balls

A layer of ivory billiard balls of radius 6.35 cm is in the form of a square. The balls are arranged so that each ball is tangent to every one adjacent to it. In the spaces between sets of 4 adjacent balls other balls rest, equal in size to the original. - Cone

Circular cone of height 15 cm and volume 5699 cm^{3}is at one-third of the height (measured from the bottom) cut by a plane parallel to the base. Calculate the radius and circumference of the circular cut. - Aquarium

The box-shaped aquarium is 40 cm high; the bottom has dimensions of 70 cm and 50 cm. Simon wanted to create an exciting environment for the fish, so he fixed three pillars to the bottom. They all have the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The base edg - Tablecloths

The restaurant has sixty-two square tablecloths with a side length of 150 cm and 36 rectangular tablecloths with dimensions of 140 cm and 160 cm. A) How many meters of hemming ribbon will be needed if we add 50 cm to each tablecloth? B) The ribbon sale in - A cylinder

A cylinder 108 cm high has a circumference of 24 cm. A string makes exactly 6 complete turns around the cylinder while its two ends touch the top and bottom. (forming a spiral around the cylinder). How long is the string in cm? - Cardboard box

Peter had square cardboard. The length of the pages was an integer in decimetres. He cut four squares with a side of 3 dm from the corners and made a box out of it, which fit exactly 108 cubes with an edge 1 dm long. Julia cut four squares with a side of - Quadrilateral oblique prism

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°. - Pit

The pit has the shape of a truncated pyramid with a rectangular base and is 0.8 m deep. The pit's length and width are the top 3 × 1.5 m bottom 1 m × 0.5 m. To paint one square meter of the pit we use 0.6 l of green color. How many liters of paint are nee - Rectangle - sides 3

If in the rectangle ABCD we enlarge the side a by 5 cm and decrease the side b by 2 cm, the rectangle area will be reduced by 5 cm². When we decrease the length of the side a by 4 cm and and at the same time we increase the length of side b by 3 cm we inc - 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 heig - Black building

Keith built building with a rectangular shape 6.5 m × 3.9 m. Calculate how much percent exceeded the limit 25 m^{2}for small building. Building not built in accordance with the law is called "black building". Calculate the angle that the walls were clenchi - The fence

I'm building a fence. Late is rounded up in semicircle. The tops of late in the field between the columns are to copy an imaginary circle. The tip of the first and last lath in the field is a circle whose radius is unknown. The length of the circle chord

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