Pythagorean theorem - math word problems

  1. Right triangle
    rt_triangle It is given a right triangle angle alpha of 90 degrees beta angle of 55 degrees c = 10 cm use Pythagorean theorem to calculate sides a and b
  2. Minute
    compass Two boys started from one place. First went north at velocity 3 m/s and the second to the east with velocity 4 m/s. How far apart they are after minute?
  3. Trapezoid
    lichobeznik_3 trapezoid ABCD a = 35 m, b=28 m c = 11 m and d = 14 m. How to calculate its area?
  4. Circle's chords
    twochords In the circle there are two chord length 30 and 34 cm. The shorter one is from the center twice than longer chord. Determine the radius of the circle.
  5. The field
    plavec_1 The player crossed the field diagonally and walked the length of 250 m. Calculate the length of the field, circumference if one side of field 25 meters.
  6. Rhumbline
    kosodélník Find circumference and area of the rhumbline ABCD if the short side AD of which has a length of 5 cm, and the heel of the height from D leading to the AB side divides the AB side into two sections of 3 cm and 4 cm.
  7. Tetrahedral pyramid
    jehlan_3 It is given a regular tetrahedral pyramid with base edge 6 cm and the height of the pyramid 10 cm. Calculate the length of its side edges.
  8. Broken tree
    stromy_4 The tree is broken at 4 meters above the ground and the top of the tree touches the ground at a distance of 5 from the trunk. Calculate the original height of the tree.
  9. Euclid theorems
    euklidova_veta_trojuhelnik_nakres Calculate the sides of a right triangle if leg a = 6 cm and a section of the hypotenuse, which is located adjacent the second leg b is 5cm.
  10. A mast
    stoziar_1 A mast 32 meters high was broken by the wind so that its top touches the ground 16 meters from the pole. The still standing part of the mast, the broken part and the ground form a rectangular triangle. At what height was the mast broken?
  11. Rectangular triangle PQR
    solving-right-triangles In the rectangular triangle PQR, the PQ leg is divided by the X point into two segments of which longer is 25cm long. The second leg PR has a length 16 cm. The length of the RX is 20 cm. Calculate the length p of side RQ. The result is round to 2 decima
  12. Cone
    r_h_cone Calculate the volume of the rotating cone with a base radius 26.3 cm and a side 38.4 cm long.
  13. Church roof
    veza_2 The roof of the church tower has the shape of a regular tetrahedral pyramid with base edge length 5.4 meters and a height 5 m. It was found that needs to be corrected 27% covering of the roof area. What amount of material will be required?
  14. Pyramid in cube
    pyramid_in_cube In a cube with edge 12 dm long we have inscribed pyramid with the apex at the center of the upper wall of the cube. Calculate the volume and surface area of the pyramid.
  15. Sphere vs cube
    koule_krychle How many % of the surface of a sphere of radius 12 cm is the surface of a cube inscribed in this sphere?
  16. Pyramid four sides
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik_1 In a regular tetrahedral pyramid is a body height 38 cm and a wall height 42 cm. Calculate the surface area of the pyramid; the result round to square centimeters.
  17. RT perimeter
    rt The leg of the rectangular triangle is 7 cm shorter than the second leg and 8 cm shorter than the hypotenuse. Calculate the triangle circumference.
  18. The tent
    stan The tent shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid has a base edge length a = 2 m and a height v = 1.8 m. How many m2 of cloth we need to make the tent if we have to add 7% of the seams? How many m3 of air will be in the tent?
  19. Axial cut
    Kuzel The cone surface is 388.84 cm2, the axial cut is an equilateral triangle. Find the cone volume.
  20. Pyramid 4sides
    pyramid_2 Calculate the volume and the surface of a regular quadrangular pyramid when the edge of the base is 4 cm long and the height of the pyramid is 7 cm.

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