Right triangle - math word problems
- Two cyclists
Two cyclists started from crossing in the same time. One goes to the north speed 20 km/h, the second eastward at speed 26 km/h. What will be the direct distance cycling 30 minutes from the start?
Ladder 10 meters long is staying against the wall so that its bottom edge is 6 meters away from the wall. What height reaches ladder?
- Two diagonals
The rhombus has a side length 12 cm and length of one diagonal 21 cm. What is the length of the second diagonal?
- Resultant force
Calculate mathematically and graphically the resultant of a three forces with a common centre if: F1 = 50 kN α1 = 30° F2 = 40 kN α2 = 45° F3 = 40 kN α3 = 25°
Calculate the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle if the length of one leg is 4 cm and its content area is 16 square centimeters.
Given a rhombus ABCD with a diagonalsl length of 8 cm and 12 cm. Calculate the side length and content of the rhombus.
- Cuboid easy
The cuboid has the dimensions a = 12 cm, b = 9 cm, c = 36 cm. Calculate the length of the body diagonal of the cuboid.
- Chocolate roll
The cube of 5 cm chocolate roll weighs 30 g. How many calories will contain the same chocolate roller of a prism shape with a length of 0.5 m whose cross section is an isosceles trapezoid with bases 25 and 13 cm and legs 10 cm. You know that 100 g of this
- Hot air balloon
The center of the balloon is at an altitude of 600 m above the ground (AGL). From habitat on earth is the center of the balloon to see in elevation angle 38°20' and the balloon is seen from the perspective of angle 1°16'. Calculate the diameter of the bal
We see Moon in the perspective angle 28'. Moon's radius is 1740 km at the time of the full moon. Calculate the mean distance of the Moon from the Earth.
Forces with magnitudes F1 = 42N and F2 = 35N act at a common point and make an angle of 77°12'. How big is their resultant?
- Plane II
A plane flew 50 km on a bearing 63degrees20 and the flew on a bearing 153degrees20 for 140km. Find the distance between the starting point and the ending point
A plane flew 50 km on a bearing 63°20' and the flew on a bearing 153°20' for 140km. Find the distance between the starting point and the ending point.
Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle which angles forming the successive members of the arithmetic sequence.
- Angle in RT
Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle whose sides constitutes sizes consecutive members of arithmetic progressions.
- 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.
Funicular on Petrin (Prague) was 408 meters long and overcomes the difference 106 meters in altitude. Calculate the angle of climb.
The man, 180 cm tall, walks along the seafront directly to the lighthouse. The male shadow caused by the beacon light is initially 5.4 meters long. When the man approaches the lighthouse by 90 meters, its shadow shorter by 3 meters. How tall is the lighth
A diagonal of a rhombus is 20 cm long. If it's one side is 26 cm find the length of the other diagonal.
- Regular quadrilateral pyramid
Find the volume and surface of a regular quadrilateral pyramid if the bottom edge is 45 cm long and the pyramid height is 7 cm.
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