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. Rectangle field
    land The field has a shape of a rectangle having a length of 119 m and a width of 19 m. , How many meters have to shorten its length and increase its width to maintain its area and circumference increased by 24 m?
  2. Three parallels
    rs_triangle The vertices of an equilateral triangle lie on 3 different parallel lines. The middle line is 5 m and 3 m distant from the end lines. Calculate the height of this triangle.
  3. Land boundary
    rt_triangle The land has the shape of a right triangle. The hypotenuse has a length of 30m. The circumference of the land is 72 meters. What is the length of the remaining sides of the land boundary?
  4. Parallels and one secant
    lines_parallel_crossing There are two different parallel lines a, b and a line c that intersect the two parallel lines. Draw a circle that touches all lines at the same time.
  5. 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?
  6. Flowerbed
    circles We enlarge the circular flower bed, so its radius increased by 3 m. The substrate consumption per enlarged flower bed was (at the same layer height as before magnification) nine times greater than before. Determine the original flowerbed radius.
  7. A rectangle 2
    rectangles A rectangle has a diagonal length of 74cm. Its side lengths are in ratio 5:3. Find its side lengths.
  8. Square side
    squares If we enlarge the square side a = 5m, its area will increase by 10,25%. How many percent will the side of the square increase? How many percent will it increase the circumference of the square?
  9. The trapezium
    rt_iso_triangle The trapezium is formed by cutting the top of the right-angled isosceles triangle. The base of the trapezium is 10 cm and the top is 5 cm. Find the area of trapezium.
  10. Radius
    circle_axes Find the radius of the circle with area S = 200 cm².
  11. Sides of right angled triangle
    triangle_rt1 One leg is 1 m shorter than the hypotenuse, and the second leg is 2 m shorter than the hypotenuse. Find the lengths of all sides of the right-angled triangle.
  12. Coordinates of square vertices
    rotate_square I have coordinates of square vertices A / -3; 1/and B/1; 4 /. Find coordinates of vertices C and D, C 'and D'. Thanks Peter.
  13. A rhombus
    rhombus-diagonals2 A rhombus has sides of length 10 cm, and the angle between two adjacent sides is 76 degrees. Find the length of the longer diagonal of the rhombus.
  14. Isosceles triangle 10
    iso_23 In an isosceles triangle, the equal sides are 2/3 of the length of the base. Determine the measure of the base angles.
  15. Propeller
    Tupolev_Tu-95 The aircraft propeller rotates at an angular speed of 200 rad/s. A) What is the speed at the tip of the propeller if its distance from the axis of rotation is 1.5 m? B) What path does the aircraft travel during one revolution of the propeller at a spee
  16. Uphill garden
    12perctent I have a garden uphill, increasing from 0 to 4.5 m for a length of 25 m, how much is the climb in percent?
  17. Hole's angles
    Trapezium2-300x199 I am trying to find an angle. The top of the hole is .625” and the bottom of the hole is .532”. The hole depth is .250” what is the angle of the hole (and what is the formula)?
  18. Folding table
    stol_rozkladaci The folding kitchen table has a rectangular shape with an area of 168dm2 (side and is 14 dm long). If necessary, it can be enlarged by sliding two semi-circular plates (at sides b). How much percent will the table area increase? The result round to one-hu
  19. Medians in right triangle
    triangle_rt_taznice It is given a right triangle, angle C is 90 degrees. I know it medians t1 = 8 cm and median t2 = 12 cm. .. How to calculate the length of the sides?
  20. Football field
    playground The soccer field may have a width of 45 meters. This is 45 meters less than the length of the course. What can be the length of the football field?

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