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. Triangle ABC v2
    triangles_4 Area of the triangle is 12 cm square. Angle ACB = 30º , AC = (x + 2) cm, BC = x cm. Calculate the value of x.
  2. 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.
  3. Tree shadow
    tree2_1 Tree perpendicular to the horizontal surface has a shadow 8.32 meters long. At the same time meter rod perpendicular to the horizontal surface has shadow 64 cm long. How tall is tree?
  4. Pentagon
    5gon Calculate the length of side, circumference and area of a regular pentagon, which is inscribed in a circle with radius r = 6 cm.
  5. 2d shape
    semicircles_rect Calculate the content of a shape in which an arbitrary point is not more than 3 cm from the segment AB. The length of the segment AB is 5 cm.
  6. Rectangle 3-4-5
    diagonal_rectangle_1 The sides of the rectangle are in a ratio of 3:4. The length of the rectangle diagonal is 20 cm. Calculate the content of the rectangle.
  7. Perimeter from area
    stvorec_6 What is the perimeter of the square if its content is 64 cm2?
  8. Hamster cage
    hamster Ryan keeps his hamster cage on his dresser. The area of the top of Ryan's dresser is 1 2\3 as large as the area of the bottom of his hamster cage. The area of the dresser top is 960 square inches. How many square inches of his dresser top are not covered
  9. Bicycle wheel
    cyklo2_2 After driving 157 m bicycle wheel rotates 100 times. What is the radius of the wheel in cm?
  10. Regular n-gon
    regular_polygons Which regular polygon have a radius of circumscribed circle r = 10 cm and the radius of inscribed circle p = 9.962 cm?
  11. Diagonals of a rhombus
    rhombus-diagonals_1 One of the diagonals of a rhombus is twice as the other. If the sum of the lengths of the diagonals is 24, find the area of the rhombus.
  12. Time gone
    family_6 Square of Richard age equals the age of his mother. When he will bw two times older then his mom will be 7/2 times older than he. How old is Richard and his mom?
  13. Right triangle eq2
    rt_2 Hypotenuse of a right triangle is 9 cm longer than one leg and 8 cm longer than the second leg. Determine the circumference and area of a triangle.
  14. Diagonal of square
    ctverec_mo_1 Calculate the side of a square when its diagonal is 10 cm.
  15. Rhombus and diagonals
    kosostvorec_2 The a rhombus area is 150 cm2 and the ratio of the diagonals is 3:4. Calculate the length of its height.
  16. Trapezium 2
    trapezium_3 Trapezium has an area of 24 square cms. How many different trapeziums can be formed ?
  17. Medians and sides
    taznice3 Triangle ABC in the plane Oxy; are the coordinates of the points: A = 2.7 B = -4.3 C-6-1 Try calculate lengths of all medians and all sides.
  18. Isosceles - isosceles
    triangles_12 It is given a triangle ABC with sides /AB/ = 3 cm /BC/ = 10 cm, and the angle ABC = 120°. Draw all points X such that true that BCX triangle is an isosceles and triangle ABX is isosceles with the base AB.
  19. Trapezoid MO-5-Z8
    lichobeznik_mo_z8 ABCD is a trapezoid that lime segment CE divided into a triangle and parallelogram as shown. Point F is the midpoint of CE, DF line passes through the center of the segment BE and the area of the triangle CDE is 3 cm2. Determine the area of the trapezoid
  20. Ladder
    rebrik_3 Ladder 10 meters long is staying against the wall so that its bottom edge is 6 meters away from the wall. What height reaches ladder?

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