# Right triangle - math word problems

- Ladder

Ladder 8 m long is leaning against the wall. Its foot is 1 m away from the wall. In which height ladder touches the wall? - Right triangle Alef

The obvod of a right triangle is 84 cm, the hypotenuse is 37 cm long. Determine the lengths of the legs. - Slope of track

Calculate the average slope (in permille and even in degrees) of the rail tracks between Prievidza (309 m AMSL) and Nitrianske Pravno (354 m AMSL), if the track is 11 km long. - Rotation of the Earth

Calculate the circumferential speed of the Earth's surface at a latitude of 61°. Consider a globe with a radius of 6378 km. - Right triangle

Calculate the missing side b and interior angles, perimeter and area of a right triangle if a=10 cm and hypotenuse c = 16 cm. - Crossroads

Passenger car and an ambulance come to the rectangular crossroad, the ambulance left. Passenger car at speed 39 km/h and ambulance at 41 km/h. Calculate such a relative speed of the ambulance move to the car.

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