# Pythagorean theorem - math word problems

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- An observer

An observer standing west of the tower sees its top at an altitude angle of 45 degrees. After moving 50 meters to the south, he sees its top at an altitude angle of 30 degrees. How tall is the tower? - Trip with compass

During the trip, Peter went 5 km straight north from the cottage, then 12 km west and finally returned straight to the cottage. How many kilometers did Peter cover during the whole trip? - Regular hexagonal prism

Calculate the volume of a regular hexagonal prism whose body diagonals are 24cm and 25cm long. - Triangle in a square

In a square ABCD with side a = 6 cm, point E is the center of side AB and point F is the center of side BC. Calculate the size of all angles of the triangle DEF and the lengths of its sides. - Sailing

Solve the following problem graphically. The fishing boat left the harbor early in the morning and set out to the north. After 12 km of sailing, she changed course and continued 9 km west. Then she docked and launched the nets. How far was she from the pl - Right triangle - ratio

The lengths of the legs of the right triangle ABC are in ratio b = 2: 3. The hypotenuse is 10 cm long. Calculate the lengths of the legs of that triangle. - Traffic sign

There is a traffic sign for climbing on the road with an angle of 7%. Calculate at what angle the road rises (falls). - The right triangle

In the right triangle ABC with right angle at C we know the side lengths AC = 9 cm and BC = 7 cm. Calculate the length of the remaining side of the triangle and the size of all angles. - Isosceles triangle

Calculate the size of the interior angles and the length of the base of the isosceles triangle if the length of the arm is 17 cm and the height to the base is 12 cm. - Diamond area from diagonals

In the diamond ABCD is AB = 4 dm and the length of the diagonal is 6.4 dm long. What is the area of the diamond? - Height of pyramid

The pyramid ABCDV has edge lengths: AB = 4, AV = 7. What is its height? - Circle and square

An ABCD square with a side length of 100 mm is given. Calculate the radius of the circle that passes through the vertices B, C and the center of the side AD. - Two parallel chords

In a circle 70 cm in diameter, two parallel chords are drawn so that the center of the circle lies between the chords. Calculate the distance of these chords if one of them is 42 cm long and the second 56 cm. - The tent

Calculate how much cover (without a floor) is used to make a tent that has the shape of a regular square pyramid. The edge of the base is 3 m long and the height of the tent is 2 m. - Quadrilateral pyramid

Calculate the surface of a quadrilateral pyramid, which has a rectangular base with dimensions a = 8 cm, b = 6 cm and height H = 10 cm. - Triangular prism

Calculate the surface of a regular triangular prism, the edges of the base are 6 cm long and the height of the prism is 15 cm. - The right triangle

The right triangle ABC has a leg a = 36 cm and an area S = 540 cm^{2}. Calculate the length of the leg b and the median t2 to side b. - Concentric circles and chord

In a circle with a diameter d = 10 cm, a chord with a length of 6 cm is constructed. What radius have the concentric circle while touch this chord? - Flakes

A circle was described on the square, and a semicircle above each side of the square was described. This created 4 "flakes". Which is bigger: the content of the central square or the content of four chips? - The conical

The conical candle has a base diameter of 20 cm and a side of 30 cm. How much dm ^ 3 of wax was needed to make it?

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