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. Earth parallel
    parallels Earth's radius is 6370 km long. Calculate the length parallel of latitude 50°.
  2. Circular pool
    arc_open The base of the pool is a circle with a radius r = 10 m, excluding a circular segment that determines the chord length 10 meters. The pool depth is h = 2m. How many hectoliters of water can fit into the pool?
  3. Floating barrel
    floating_barrel Barrel (cylinder shape) floats on water, top of barrel is 8 dm above water and the width of surfaced barrel part is 23 dm. Barrel length is 24 dm. Calculate the volume of the barrel.
  4. Diagonal
    krychle Determine the dimensions of the cuboid, if diagonal long 53 dm has angle with one edge 42° and with other edge 64°.
  5. Tower
    HexagonalPyramid_4 The top of the tower is a regular hexagonal pyramid with base edge 8 meters long and a height 5 meters. How many m2 of the sheet is required to cover the top of the tower if we count 8% of the sheet waste?
  6. Pyramid roof
    pyramid_roof 2/4 of area of ​​the roof shaped regular tetrahedral pyramid with base edge 10 m and height of 4 m is already covered with roofing. How many square meters still needs to be covered?
  7. Rotation of the Earth
    earth_1 Calculate the circumferential speed of the Earth's surface at a latitude of 61°​​. Consider a globe with a radius of 6378 km.
  8. Cap
    cone_hat Jesters hat is shaped a rotating cone. Calculate how much paper is needed to the cap 60 cm high when head circumference is 52 cm.
  9. Plastic pipe
    pvc-trubka Calculate weight of the plastic pipe with diameter d = 70 mm and length 380 cm if the wall thickness is 4 mm and the density of plastic is 1367 kg/m3.
  10. Cube - angles
    cube_diagonal_1 Calculate angle between the wall diagonal and cube base. Calculate the angle between the cube body diagonal and cube base.
  11. Tetrahedral pyramid
    jehlan_1 Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular tetrahedral pyramid, its height is $b cm and the length of the edges of the base is 6 cm.
  12. Sphere slices
    sphere_slices Calculate volume and surface of a sphere, if the radii of parallel cuts r1=31 cm, r2=92 cm and its distance v=25 cm.
  13. Cylinder - basics
    cylinder Cylinder with base radius r = 45 dm and height h=22 dm. Calculate:
  14. Pizza
    pizza_2 Pizza with a diameter 50 cm have weight 559 g. What diameter will have a pizza weighing 855 g if it is make from the same cloth (same thickness....) and same decorated?
  15. Rotary cone
    cone_3 The volume of the rotation of the cone is 472 cm3 and angle between the side of the cone and base angle is 70°. Calculate lateral surface area of this cone.
  16. Triangular prism
    TriangularPrism Plane passing through the edge AB and the center of segmet CC' of regular triangular prism ABCA'B'C', has angle with base 22 degrees, |AB| = 6 cm. Calculate the volume of the prism.
  17. The pot
    hrniec The pot is in 1/3 filled with water. Bottom of the pot has an area of ​​329 cm2. How many centimeters rises water level in the pot after add 1.2 liters of water?
  18. Prism
    cuboid_2 Three cubes are glued into prism, sum of the lengths of all its edges is 115 cm. What is the length of one edge of the original cube?
  19. Roller
    cylinder Cylinder shell has the same content as one of its base. Cylinder height is 15 dm. What is the radius of the base of the cylinder?
  20. Tower
    cone_roof How many m2 of copper plate should be to replace roof of the tower conical shape with diameter 24 m and the angle at the vertex of the axial section is 144°?

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