Similarity of triangles - math problems
Number of problems found: 88
- A cliff
A line from the top of a cliff to the ground passes just over the top of a pole 5 ft high and meets the ground at a point 8 ft from the base of the pole. If the point is 93 ft from the base of the cliff, how high is the cliff?
- Vertical rod
The vertical one-meter-long rod casts a shadow 150 cm long. Calculate the height of a column whose shadow is 36 m long at the same time.
- The straight
The straight path rises by 72 cm every 3 m of its length. How many meters will it climb to 350 m?
- Poplar shadow
The nine-meter poplar casts a shadow 16.2 m long. How long does a shadow cast by Peter at the same time, if it is 1.4 m high?
- Chimney and tree
Calculate the height of the factory chimney, which casts a shadow 6.5 m long in the afternoon. At the same time, a 6 m high tree standing near it casts a shadow 25 dm long.
- Similar triangles
Triangle A'B'C 'is similar to triangle ABC, whose sides are 5 cm, 8 cm, and 7 cm long. What is the length of the sides of the triangle A'B'C' if its circumference is 80 cm?
- The triangles
The triangles ABC and A'B'C 'are similar with a similarity coefficient of 2. The angles of the triangle ABC are alpha = 35°, beta = 48°. Determine the magnitudes of all angles of triangle A'B'C '.
- Similar triangles
In the triangle DEF is DE = 21cm, EF = 14.7cm, DF = 28cm. The triangle D´E´F´ is similar to the triangle DEF. Calculate the lengths of the sides of the triangle D´E´F´ if the similarity coefficient is one-seventh.
- Similarity coefficient
In the triangle TMA the length of the sides is t = 5cm, m = 3.5cm, a = 6.2cm. Another similar triangle has side lengths of 6.65 cm, 11.78 cm, 9.5 cm. Determine the similarity coefficient of these triangles and assign similar sides to each other.
- Cutting cone
A cone with a base radius of 10 cm and a height of 12 cm is given. At what height above the base should we divide it by a section parallel to the base so that the volumes of the two resulting bodies are the same? Express the result in cm.
- The shadow
The shadow of a 1 m high pole thrown on a horizontal plane is 0.8 m long. At the same time, the shadow of a tree thrown on a horizontal plane is 6.4 m. Determine the height of the tree.
- The triangles
The triangles KLM and ABC are given, which are similar to each other. Calculate the lengths of the remaining sides of the triangle KLM, if the lengths of the sides are a = 7 b = 5.6 c = 4.9 k = 5
- Lookout tower
Calculate the height of a lookout tower forming a shadow of 36 m if at the same time a column 2.5 m high has a shadow of 1.5 m.
- Similarity of two triangles
The KLM triangle has a side length of k = 6.3cm, l = 8.1cm, m = 11.1cm. The triangle XYZ has a side length of x = 8.4cm, y = 10.8cm, z = 14.8cm. Are triangle KLM and XYZ similar? (write 0 if not, if yes, find and write the coefficient of a similarity)
- Conical bottle
When a conical bottle rests on its flat base, the water in the bottle is 8 cm from it vertex. When the same conical bottle is turned upside down, the water level is 2 cm from its base. What is the height of the bottle?
There is a stretched steel cable between the 3 columns. The height of the first column is 4 m, the height of the second is 3.5 m. The distance between the first two columns is 2.5 m, the distance between the second and third is 5 m. The heels of all three
- 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. Find the container's radius r (and height h) 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.
- The chimney
The chimney casts a shadow 45 meters long. The one-meter-long rod standing perpendicular to the ground has a shadow 90 cm long. Calculate the height of the chimney.
See also our trigonometric triangle calculator.