# Pythagorean theorem - math word problems

- 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 - Body diagonal

Calculate the volume and surface of the cube if the body diagonal measures 10 dm. - Circle annulus

There are 2 concentric circles in the figure. Chord of larger circle 10 cm long is tangent to the smaller circle. What are does annulus have? - Quarter circle

What is the radius of a circle inscribed in the quarter circle with a radius of 100 cm? - Bricklayer

How much do we pay for a bricklayer laying a pavement in a square room with a diagonal of 8 m, if 1 sqm with work will cost for CZK 420? - Equilateral triangle ABC

In the equilateral triangle ABC, K is the center of the AB side, the L point lies on one-third of the BC side near the point C, and the point M lies in the one-third of the side of the AC side closer to the point A. Find what part of the ABC triangle cont - Cross road

From the junction of two streets that are perpendicular to each other, two cyclists (each on another street) walked out. One ran 18 km/h and the second 24 km/h. How are they away from a) 6 minutes, b) 15 minutes? - Is right triangle or not

If right triangle ABC, have sides a=13, b=11.5, c=22.5. Find area. - Slant height

The slant height of cone is 5cm and the radius of its base is 3cm, find the volume of the cone - Distance of lines

Find the distance of lines AE, CG in cuboid ABCDEFGH, if given | AB | = 3cm, | AD | = 2 cm, | AE | = 4cm - Deviation of the lines

Find the deviation of the lines AG, BH in the ABCDEFGH box-cuboid, if given | AB | = 3cm, | AD | = 2cm, | AE | = 4cm - Isosceles triangle

The leg of the isosceles triangle is 5 dm, its height is 20 cm longer than the base. Calculate base length z. - Nonagon

Calculate the area and perimeter of a regular nonagon if its radius of inscribed circle is r = 10cm - Decagon

Calculate the area and circumference of the regular decagon when its radius of a circle circumscribing is R = 1m - Sphere from tree points

Equation of sphere with three point (a,0,0), (0, a,0), (0,0, a) and center lies on plane x+y+z=a - The pond

We can see the pond at an angle 65°37'. Its end points are 155 m and 177 m away from the observer. What is the width of the pond? - A truck

A truck departs from a distribution center. From there, it goes 20km west, 30km north and 10km west and reaches a shop. How can the truck reach back to the distribution center from the shop (what is the shortest path)? - Find the 5

Find the equation with center at (1,20) which touches the line 8x+5y-19=0 - Cone 15

The radius of the base of a right circular cone is 14 inches and it's height 18 inches. What is the slant height? - Two people

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

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