# Pythagorean theorem - math word problems

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- Carpet

The room is 10 x 5 meters. You have the role of carpet width of 1 meter. Make rectangular cut of roll that piece of carpet will be longest possible and it fit into the room. How long is a piece of carpet? Note .: carpet will not be parallel with the dia - MO SK/CZ Z9–I–3

John had the ball that rolled into the pool and it swam in the water. Its highest point was 2 cm above the surface. Diameter of circle that marked the water level on the surface of the ball was 8 cm. Determine the diameter of John ball. - Church roof 2

The roof has the shape of a rotating cone shell with a base diameter of 6 m and a height of 2.5 m. How many monez (CZK) will cost the roof cover sheet if 1 m^{2}of metal sheet costs 152 CZK and if you need 15% extra for joints, overlays and waste? - Overload

Calculate how many g's (gravity accelerations) feel glider pilot when turning the horizontal circles of radius 148 m flying at 95 km/h. Centripetal acceleration is proportional to the square of the speed and inversely proportional to the radius of rotatio - Infinite sum of areas

Above the height of the equilateral triangle ABC is constructed an equilateral triangle A1, B1, C1, of the height of the equilateral triangle built A2, B2, C2, and so on. The procedure is repeated continuously. What is the total sum of the areas of all tr - Trapezoid MO

The rectangular trapezoid ABCD with right angle at point B, |AC| = 12, |CD| = 8, diagonals are perpendicular to each other. Calculate the perimeter and area of the trapezoid. - Forces

In point O acts three orthogonal forces: F_{1}= 20 N, F_{2}= 7 N and F_{3}= 19 N. Determine the resultant of F and the angles between F and forces F_{1}, F_{2}and F_{3}. - Rectangular trapezoid

The ABCD rectangular trapezoid with the AB and CD bases is divided by the diagonal AC into two equilateral rectangular triangles. The length of the diagonal AC is 62cm. Calculate trapezium area in cm square and calculate how many differs perimeters of the - Paratrooper

After the parachute is opened, the paratrooper drops to the ground at a constant speed of 2 m/s, with the sidewinding at a steady speed of 1.5 m/s. Find: a) the magnitude of its resulting velocity with respect to the ground, b) the distance of his land f - Flowerbed

Family cultivated tulips on a square flower bed of 6 meters. Later they added the square terrace with a side of 7 meters to their house. One vertex of the terrace lay exactly in the middle of a tulip bed, and one side of the terrace divided the side of th - Roof cover

Above the pavilion with a square ground plan with a side length of a = 12 m is a pyramid-shaped roof with a height v = 4.5 m. Calculate how much m^{2}of sheet metal is needed to cover this roof if 5.5% of the sheet we must add for joints and waste. - Short cut

Imagine that you are going to the friend. That path has a length 120 meters. Then turn doprava and go another 630 meters and you are at a friend's. The question is how much the journey will be shorter if you go direct across the field? - Widescreen monitor

Computer business hit by a wave of widescreen monitors and televisions. Calculate the area of the LCD monitor with a diagonal size 20 inches at ratio 4:3 and then 16:9 aspect ratio. Is buying widescreen monitors with same diagonal more advantageous th - The fence

I'm building a fence. Late is rounded up in semicircle. The tops of late in the field between the columns are to copy an imaginary circle. The tip of the first and last lath in the field is a circle whose radius is unknown. The length of the circle chord - Movement

From the crossing of two perpendicular roads started two cyclists (each at different road). One runs at average speed 28 km/h, the second at average speed 24 km/h. Determine the distance between them after 45 minutes cycling. - Two forces

Two forces with magnitudes of 25 and 30 pounds act on an object at angles of 10° and 100° respectively. Find the direction and magnitude of the resultant force. Round to two decimal places in all intermediate steps and in your final answer. - Secret treasure

Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure. - 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. C - Billiard balls

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. - Ethernet cable

Charles and George are passionate gamers and live in houses that are exactly opposite each other across the street, so they can see each other through the windows. They decided that their computers will connect the telephone cable in order to play games t

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