Right triangle + tangent - math problems

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  • 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.
  • Map - climb
    Lanovka_na_skalnate_pleso On the map of High Tatras in scale 1:11000 are cable car stations in the Tatranska Lomnica and in the Skalnate Pleso with distance 354.6 mm. Altitude of this stations are 949 m and 1760 m. What is average angle of climb of this cable car track?
  • Cuboid diagonal
    cube_2 Calculate the volume and surface area of the cuboid ABCDEFGH, which sides a, b, c has dimensions in the ratio of 9:3:8. If you know that the diagonal wall AC is 86 cm, and the angle between AC and space diagonal AG is 25 degrees.
  • Slope of the pool
    swimming_pool Calculate slope (rise:run) of the bottom of the swimming pool long 30 m. Water depth at beginning of the pool is 1.13 m (for children) and depth at the end is 1.84 m (for swimmers). Slope express as percentage and as the angle in degrees.
  • Quadrilateral pyramid
    jehlan3 In a regular quadrilateral pyramid, the height is 6.5 cm and the angle between the base and the side wall is 42°. Calculate the surface area and volume of the body. Round calculations to 1 decimal place.
  • Nonagon
    9gon Calculate the area and perimeter of a regular nonagon if its radius of the inscribed circle is r = 10cm
  • Billiard balls
    balls_billiard 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.
  • Sun rays
    sfinga-a-cheopsova-pyramida-w-4066 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 heig

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