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. Angle of diagonal
    hranol_9 Angle between the body diagonal of a regular quadrilateral and its base is 60°. The edge of the base has a length of 10cm. Calculate the body volume.
  2. Find the
    cuboid_16 Find the volume of a quadrangle prism high 2dm whose base is a square with a side 15cm.
  3. Sand path
    sand_1 How many m3 of sand is needed to fill the 1.5m wide path around a rectangular flowerbed of 8m and 14m if the sand layer is 6cm high?
  4. The room
    malovka_5 The room has a cuboid shape with dimensions: length 50m and width 60dm and height 300cm. Calculate how much this room will cost paint (floor is not painted) if the window and door area is 15% of the total area and 1m2 cost 15 euro.
  5. Square prism
    lichob_2 Calculate the volume of a foursided prism 2 dm high, the base is a trapezoid with bases 12 cm, 6 cm, height of 4 cm and 5 cm long arms.
  6. Sphere from tree points
    sphere2_1 Equation of sphere with three point (a,0,0), (0, a,0), (0,0, a) and center lies on plane x+y+z=a
  7. Base of house
    domcek_4 Calculate the volume of the bases of a square house, if the base depth is 1.2 m, the width is 40 cm and their outer circumference is 40.7 m.
  8. Quadrangular pyramid
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik_1 Given is a regular quadrangular pyramid with a square base. The body height is 30 cm and volume V = 1000 cm³. Calculate its side a and its surface area.
  9. Find diagonal
    diagonal_3 Find diagonal of cuboid with length=20m width=25m height=150m
  10. Triangular prism
    prism_4 Calculate the surface of a regular triangular prism with a bottom edge 8 of a length of 5 meters and an appropriate height of 60 meters and prism height is 1 whole 4 meters.
  11. Body diagonal
    krychle_12 Calculate the volume and surface of the cube if the body diagonal measures 10 dm.
  12. The coil
    lano_1 How many ropes (the diameter 8 mm) fit on the coil (threads are wrapped close together) The coil has dimension: the inner diameter 400mm, the outside diameter 800mm and the length of the coil is 470mm
  13. Annual rainfall
    rain_7 The average annual rainfall is 686 mm. How many liters will fall on the 1-hectare field?
  14. Bricks pyramid
    The_Great_Pyramid How many 50cm x 32cm x 30cm brick needed to built a 272m x 272m x 278m pyramid?
  15. Pyramid cut
    ihlan_rez We cut the regular square pyramid with a parallel plane to the two parts (see figure). The volume of the smaller pyramid is 20% of the volume of the original one. The bottom of the base of the smaller pyramid has a content of 10 cm2. Find the area of the o
  16. Body diagonal
    diagonal_1 Calculate the length of the body diagonal of the 6cm cube.
  17. Cube diagonals
    cube_diagonals The cube has a wall area of 81 cm square. Calculate the length of its edge, wall, and body diagonal.
  18. Cone 15
    cone_9 The radius of the base of a right circular cone is 14 inches and it's height 18 inches. What is the slant height?
  19. Cuboidal room
    Cuboid_simple_1 Length of cuboidal room is 2m breadth of cuboidal room is 3m and height is 6m find the length of the longest rod that can be fitted in the room
  20. Tetrahedron
    3sidespyramid What is the angle of the sides from the base of a three-sided pyramid where the sides are identical?

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