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.

Number of problems found: 1943

  • Inclined plane
    naklonena_rovina 1. How much work W we have to do to pull a body weighing 200 kg along an inclined plane with a length of 4 m to a total height of 1.5 m. 2. Find the force we need to exert to do this if we neglect frictional resistance. 3. Find the force we would need if
  • Black building
    talapka_cierna_stavba Keith built building with a rectangular shape 6.5 m × 3.9 m. Calculate how much percent exceeded the limit 25 m2 for small building. Building not built in accordance with the law is called "black building". Calculate the angle that the walls were clenchi
  • Two people
    crossing Two straight lines cross at right angles. Two people start simultaneously at the point of intersection. John walking at the rate of 4 kph in one road, Jenelyn walking at the rate of 8 kph on the other road. How long will it take for them to be 20√5 km apa
  • Two aircraft
    dreamliner Two planes fly to the airport. At some point, the first airplane is away from the airport 98 km and the second 138 km. The first aircraft flies at an average speed of 420 km/h, the second average speed is 360 km/h, while the tracks of both planes are perp
  • A cylinder
    string A cylinder 108 cm high has a circumference of 24 cm. A string makes exactly 6 complete turns around the cylinder while its two ends touch the top and bottom. (forming a spiral around the cylinder). How long is the string in cm?
  • Billiard balls
    balls_billiard A layer of ivory billiard balls of radius 6.35 cm is in the form of a square. The balls are arranged so that each ball is tangent to every one adjacent to it. In the spaces between sets of 4 adjacent balls other balls rest, equal in size to the original.
  • Similarity of two triangles
    triangles_1 The KLM triangle has a side length of k = 6.3cm, l = 8.1cm, m = 11.1cm. The triangle XYZ has a side length of x = 8.4cm, y = 10.8cm, z = 14.8cm. Are triangle KLM and XYZ similar? (write 0 if not, if yes, find and write the coefficient of a similarity)
  • Aquarium
    akvarko The box-shaped aquarium is 40 cm high; the bottom has dimensions of 70 cm and 50 cm. Simon wanted to create an exciting environment for the fish, so he fixed three pillars to the bottom. They all have the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The base edg
  • Sun rays
    sfinga-a-cheopsova-pyramida-w-4066 If the sun's rays are at an angle 60° then famous Great Pyramid of Egypt (which is now high 137.3 meters) has 79.3 m long shadow. Calculate current height of neighboring chefren pyramid whose shadow is measured at the same time 78.8 m and the current heig
  • Velocipedes
    Velocipede In the 19th century, bicycles did not have a chain drive, and the pedals were connected directly to the wheel axis. This wheel diameter gradually increased until the so-called high bicycles (velocipedes) with a front wheel diameter of up to 1.5 meters, wh
  • Snowman 2
    snowman_1 On the medal, which has the shape of a circle with a diameter 18 cm is sketched snowman so that the following requirements are met: 1. snowman is composed of three circles, 2. space over snowman is the same as under it, 3. diameters of all circles express
  • Similar triangles
    triangles_2 The triangles ABC and XYZ are similar. Find the missing lengths of the sides of the triangles. a) a = 5 cm b = 8 cm x = 7.5 cm z = 9 cm b) a = 9 cm c = 12 cm y = 10 cm z = 8 cm c) b = 4 cm c = 8 cm x = 4.5 cm z = 6 cm
  • Jared's room painting
    painter Jared wants to paint his room. The dimensions of the room are 12 feet by 15 feet, and the walls are 9 feet high. There are two windows that measure 6 feet by 5 feet each. There are two doors, whose dimensions are 30 inches by 6 feet each. If a gallon of p
  • Maria
    green-grapes Maria has decided to plant grapes in the garden behind her house. His neighbor Ben has grown grapes successfully for a long time and has given Maria advice on how to plant vines. Ben told her to plant them 3 meters apart in rows that are also 3 meters apa
  • Wheat
    field_1 The rectangle shaped field with dimensions 1268 m and 745 m harvested last year was 4959 q wheat. (1 q = 1 quintal = 100 kg). During the year, it was necessary to fix the pipe and therefore did kick wide 4 m parallel to the side of the field 745 m, where
  • Squares above sides
    pataVysky Two squares are constructed on two sides of the ABC triangle. The square area above the BC side is 25 cm2. The height vc to the side AB is 3 cm long. The heel P of height vc divides the AB side in a 2: 1 ratio. The AC side is longer than the BC side. Calc
  • Canopy
    cone-roof Mr Peter has a metal roof cone shape with a height of 127 cm and radius 130 cm over well. He needs to paint the roof with anticorrosion. How many kg of color must he buy if the manufacturer specifies the consumption of 1 kg to 3.3 m2?
  • Cross section
    trapezium_right The cross-section ABCD of a swimming pool is a trapezium. Its width AB=14 meters, depth at the shallow end is 1.5 meters, and at the deep end is 8 meters. Find the area of the cross-section.
  • Gimli Glider
    gimli_glider Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 42000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 1910 feet and maintain constant speed 211 knots. Calculate how long it takes to plane from engine failure to hit the ground. Cal
  • Rectangle - sides 3
    stvorec If in the rectangle ABCD we enlarge the side a by 5 cm and decrease the side b by 2 cm, the rectangle area will be reduced by 5 cm². When we decrease the length of the side a by 4 cm and and at the same time we increase the length of side b by 3 cm we inc

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