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.

  1. Distance problem
    linear_eq_3 A=(x, x) B=(1,4) Distance AB=√5, find x;
  2. Square
    namestie_tr_iso Calculate the area of the square shape of the isosceles triangle with the arms 50m and the base 60m. How many tiles are used to pave the square if the area of one tile is 25 dm2?
  3. Sss triangle
    8_11_12 Calculate the area and heights in the triangle ABC by sides a = 8cm, b = 11cm, c = 12cm
  4. AP RT triangle
    right_triangle_4 The length of the sides of a right triangle form an arithmetic progression, longer leg is 24 cm long. What are the perimeter and area?
  5. MO Z8–I–6 2018
    lich_1 In the KLMN trapeze, KL has a 40 cm base and an MN of 16 cm. Point P lies on the KL line so that the NP segment divides the trapezoid into two parts with the same area. Find the length of the KP line.
  6. Diagonals of pentagon
    5gon_diagonal Calculate the diagonal length of the regular pentagon: a) inscribed in a circle of radius 12dm; b) a circumscribed circle with a radius of 12dm.
  7. Pavement
    chodnik2 Calculate the length of the pavement that runs through a circular square with a diameter of 40 m if distance the pavement from the center is 15 m.
  8. The swimmer
    river_3 The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motio
  9. Paratrooper
    padak After the parachute is opened, the paratrooper drops to the ground at a constant speed of 2 m/s, with the sidewinding at a steady speed of 1.5 m/s. Find: a) the magnitude of its resulting velocity with respect to the ground, b) the distance of his land f
  10. Perimeter of square
    stvorec_1 The square has a circumference 17cm. What is its area?
  11. Square metal sheet
    plech_2 Four squares of 300 mm side were cut out from a square sheet metal plate with a side of 0,7 m. Express the fraction and the percentage of waste from the square metal sheet.
  12. Quarter circle
    quarter_circle_1 What is the radius of a circle inscribed in the quarter circle with a radius of 100 cm?
  13. Circle annulus
    medzikruzie2 There are 2 concentric circles in the figure. Chord of larger circle 10 cm long is tangent to the smaller circle. What are does annulus have?
  14. Bricklayer
    tiles2_2 How much do we pay for a bricklayer laying a pavement in a square room with a diagonal of 8 m, if 1 sqm with work will cost for CZK 420?
  15. 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 cont
  16. One hectare
    land_1 How many square meters are one hectare?
  17. Quarter of a circle
    circle14 Calculate the circumference of a quarter circle if its content is S = 314 cm2.
  18. Isosceles triangle
    rr_triangle3 The circumference of the isosceles triangle is 32.5 dm. Base length is 153 cm. How long is the leg of this triangle?
  19. Rectangle - area, perimeter
    rectnagles_2 The area of a rectangular field is equal to 300 square meters. Its perimeter is equal to 70 meters. Find the length and width of this rectangle.
  20. Cross road
    cyclist_34 From the junction of two streets that are perpendicular to each other, two cyclists (each on another street) walked out. One ran 18 km/h and the second 24 km/h. How are they away from a) 6 minutes, b) 15 minutes?

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