Right triangle - math word problems

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  • Cylinder horizontally
    CylindricalSegment_1000 The cylinder with a diameter of 3 m and a height/length of 15 m is laid horizontally. Water is poured into it, reaching a height of 60 cm below the axis of the cylinder. How many hectoliters of water is in the cylinder?
  • Fighter
    vyskovy uhol A military fighter flies at an altitude of 10 km. From the ground position, it was aimed at an altitude angle of 23° and 12 seconds later at an altitude angle of 27°. Calculate the speed of the fighter in km/h.
  • Free space in the garden
    euklid The grandfather's free space in the garden was in the shape of a rectangular triangle with 5 meters and 12 meters in length. He decided to divide it into two parts and the height of the hypotenuse. For the smaller part creates a rock garden, for the large
  • Cross road
    cyclist_34 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?
  • Central park in city
    park The city park has the shape of a rectangle of 180 meters in length and 120 meters in width. People make their walk through the center of the park from one corner to the second. Calculate how many meters this way is shorter than they walked along the path
  • Two people
    crossing 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
  • A cylinder
    string A cylinder 108 cm high has a circumference of 24 cm. A string makes exactly 6 complete turns around the cylinder while its two ends touch the cylinder's top and bottom. (forming a spiral around the cylinder). How long is the string in cm?
  • Black diamond run
    ski Taleah is skiing down a black diamond run. She begins skiing at the top of a ski trail whose elevation is about 8625 feet. The ski run ends toward the base of the mountain at 3800 feet. The horizontal distance between these two points is about 4775 feet.
  • Top of the tower
    veza The top of the tower has the shape of a regular hexagonal pyramid. The base edge has a length of 1.2 m, the pyramid height is 1.6 m. How many square meters of sheet metal is needed to cover the top of the tower if 15% extra sheet metal is needed for joint
  • Tetrahedral pyramid
    ihlan Determine the surface of a regular tetrahedral pyramid when its volume is V = 120 and the angle of the sidewall with the base plane is α = 42° 30´.
  • Horizontal Cylindrical Segment
    cylinder_horiz How much fuel is in the tank of horizontal cylindrical segment with a length 10m, width of level 1 meter and level is 0.2 meters below the upper side of the tank?
  • Regular quadrangular pyramid
    6 How many square meters is needed to cover the tower the shape of regular quadrangular pyramid base edge 10 meters, if the deviation lateral edges from the base plane is 68 °? Calculate coverage waste 10%.
  • The spacecraft
    Sputnik_670 The spacecraft spotted a radar device at altitude angle alpha = 34 degrees 37 minutes and had a distance of u = 615km from Earth's observation point. Calculate the distance d of the spacecraft from Earth at the moment of observation. Earth is considered
  • Isosceles trapezoid
    lich_2 The old father decided to change the top plate of an isosceles-like trapezoid with the basic dimensions of 120 cm and 60 cm, and the shoulder is 50 centimeters long. How much does it pay for a new plate and a square meter worth 17 euros?
  • The tent
    stan The tent shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid has a base edge length a = 2 m and a height v = 1.8 m. How many m2 of cloth we need to make the tent if we have to add 7% of the seams? How many m3 of air will be in the tent?
  • Equilateral triangle ABC
    equliateral 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
  • Overload
    banking_glider 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
  • Carpet
    koberec_2 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
  • Canopy
    cone-roof Mr Peter has metal roof cone shape with a height of 127 cm and radius 130 cm over well. He needs paint the roof with anticorrosion. How many kg of color must he buy if the manufacturer specifies the consumption of 1 kg to 3.3 m2?
  • Infinite sum of areas
    height-of-equilateral-triangle 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

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