# Pythagorean theorem - math word problems

1. Concentric circles
In the circle with diameter 19 cm is constructed chord 9 cm long. Calculate the radius of a concentric circle that touches this chord.
2. Triangular pyramid
It is given perpendicular regular triangular pyramid: base side a = 5 cm, height v = 8 cm, volume V = 28.8 cm3. What is it content (surface area)?
3. Again saw
From the trunk of the tree we have to a sculpture beam with rectangular cross-section with dimensions 146 mm and 128 mm. What is the trunk smallest diameter?
4. Median
In triangle ABC is given side a=10 cm and median ta= 13 cm and angle gamma 90°. Calculate length of the median tb.
5. Right angled triangle
Hypotenuse of a right triangle is 17 cm long. When we decrease length of legs by 3 cm then decrease its hypotenuse by 4 cm. Determine the size of legs.
6. RT and ratio
A right triangle whose legs are in a ratio 6:12 has hypotenuse 68 m long. How long are its legs?
7. Triangle
Calculate the sides of the triangle if its area S = 630 and the second cathethus is shorter by 17.
8. Isosceles trapezoid
Calculate the area of an isosceles trapezoid whose bases are in the ratio of 4:3; leg b = 13 cm and height = 12 cm.
9. Circles
In the circle with a radius 7.5 cm are constructed two parallel chord whose lengths are 9 cm and 12 cm. Calculate the distance of these chords (if there are two possible solutions write both).
10. Spherical cap
What is the surface area of a spherical cap, the base diameter 20 m, height 2 m.
11. ISO triangle
Calculate the area of an isosceles triangle KLM if the length of its sides are in the ratio k:l:m = 4:4:3 and has perimeter 377 mm.
12. Logs
The log has diameter 30 cm. What's largest beam with a rectangular cross-section can carve from it?
13. Circles
Area of circle inscribed in a square is 14. What is the area of a circle circumscribed around a square?
14. Cuboid
Cuboid ABCDEFGH with 10 cm height has a base edge length 6 cm and 8 cm. Determine angle between body diagonal and the base plane (round to degrees).
15. ISO Triangle V2
Perimeter of RR triangle (isosceles) is 474 m and the base is 48 m longer than the arms. Calculate the area of this triangle.
16. ISO trapezoid v2
bases of Isosceles trapezoid measured 12 cm and 5 cm and its perimeter is 21 cm. What is the are of a trapezoid?
17. Sphere - parts
Calculate the area of a spherical cap, which is part of an area with base radius ρ = 9 cm and a height v = 3.1 cm.
18. Pit
Pit has shape of a truncated pyramid with rectangular bases and is 0.8 m deep. The length and width of the pit is the top 3 × 1.5 m bottom 1 m × 0.5 m. To paint one square meter of pit we use 0.6 l of green colour. How many liters of paint is needed when
19. Sphere and cone
Within the sphere of radius G = 33 cm inscribe cone with largest volume. What is that volume and what are the dimensions of the cone?
20. Triangular prism
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.

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