# Right triangle + similarity of triangles - math problems

- Sides of right angled triangle

One leg is 1 m shorter than the hypotenuse, and the second leg is 2 m shorter than the hypotenuse. Find the lengths of all sides of the right-angled triangle. - 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. - Two chords

Calculate the length of chord AB and perpendicular chord BC to circle if AB is 4 cm from the center of the circle and BC 8 cm from the center of the circle. - Lighthouse

Marcel (point J) lies in the grass and sees the top of the tent (point T) and behind it the top of the lighthouse (P). | TT '| = 1.2m, | PP '| = 36m, | JT '| = 5m. Marcel lies 15 meters away from the sea (M). Calculate the lighthouse distance from the sea - Diagonals at right angle

In the trapezoid ABCD this is given: AB=12cm CD=4cm And diagonals crossed under a right angle. What is the area of this trapezoid ABCD? - Mast shadow

Mast has 13 m long shadow on a slope rising from the mast foot in the direction of the shadow angle at angle 15°. Determine the height of the mast, if the sun above the horizon is at angle 33°. Use the law of sines. - 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 - 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 - Area of iso-trap

Find the area of an isosceles trapezoid if the lengths of its bases are 16 cm and 30 cm, and the diagonals are perpendicular to each other. - A boy

A boy of height 1.7m is standing 30m away from flag staff on the same level ground . He observes that the angle of deviation of the top of flag staff is 30 degree. Calculate the height of flag staff. - Shadow of tree

Miro stands under a tree and watching its shadow and shadow of the tree. Miro is 180 cm tall and its shade is 1.5 m long. The shadow of the tree is three times as long as Miro's shadow. How tall is the tree in meters? - Mirror

How far must Paul place a mirror to see the top of the tower 12 m high? The height of Paul's eyes above the horizontal plane is 160 cm and Paul is from the tower distant 20 m. - Display case

Place a glass shelf at the height of 1m from the bottom of the display case in the cabinet. How long platter will we place at this height? The display case is a rectangular triangle with 2 m and 2.5 m legs. - Hexagon cut pyramid

Calculate the volume of a regular 6-sided cut pyramid if the bottom edge is 30 cm, the top edge us 12 cm, and the side edge length is 41 cm. - V-belt

Calculate a length of the V-belt when the diameter of the pulleys is: D1 = 600 mm D2 = 120 mm d = 480 mm - Sun rays

If the sun's rays are at an angle 60° then famous Great Pyramid of Egypt (which is now high 137.3 meters) has 79.3 m long shadow. Calculate current height of neighboring chefren pyramid whose shadow is measured at the same time 78.8 m and the current he - Ruler

How far from Peter stands 2m hight John? Petr is looking to John over ruler that keeps at arm's distant 60 cm from the eye and on the ruler John measured the height of 15 mm. - Tree shadow

Tree perpendicular to the horizontal surface has a shadow 8.32 meters long. At the same time meter rod perpendicular to the horizontal surface has shadow 64 cm long. How tall is tree? - Angle in RT

Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle whose sides constitutes sizes consecutive members of arithmetic progressions. - Lighthouse

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

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