# Similarity of triangles - math word problems

#### Number of examples found: 66

- Isosceles trapezoid

In an isosceles trapezoid KLMN intersection of the diagonals is marked by the letter S. Calculate the area of trapezoid if /KS/: /SM/ = 2:1 and a triangle KSN is 14 cm^{2}. - Shadow and light

Nine meters height poplar tree has a shadow 16.2 meters long. How long shadow have at the same time Joe if he is 1,4m tall? - Triangle KLB

It is given equilateral triangle ABC. From point L which is the midpoint of the side BC of the triangle it is drwn perpendicular to the side AB. Intersection of perpendicular and the side AB is point K. How many % of the area of the triangle ABC is area - Area and two angles

Calculate the size of all sides and internal angles of a triangle ABC, if it is given by area S = 501.9; and two internal angles α = 15°28' and β = 45°. - Rhombus

ABCD is a rhombus, ABD is an equilateral triangle and AC is equal to 4. Find the area of the rhombus. - Diagonal in rectangle

In that rectangle ABCD is the center of BC point E and point F is center of CD. Prove that the lines AE and AF divide diagonal BD into three equal parts. - Similarity of squares

The ratio of the similarity of the squares ABCD and KLMN is 2.5. Square KLMN area is greater than area of a square ABCD with side a: ? - Trapezoid IV

In a trapezoid ABCD (AB||CD) is |AB| = 15cm |CD| = 7 cm, |AC| = 12 cm, AC is perpendicular to BC. What area has a trapezoid ABCD? - TV diagonal

Diagonal TV is 0.56 m long, how big the television sreen is if the aspect ratio is 16:9? - Inclined plane

On the inclined plane with an angle of inclination of 30 ° we will put body (fixed point) with mass 2 kg. Determine the acceleration of the body motion on an inclined plane. - Similarity

ABC is a triangle wherein a = 4 cm, b = 6 cm, c = 8 cm. Is it similar to the triangle DEF: d = 3 cm, e = 4.5 cm, f = 6 cm? If so, determine the ratio of similarity. - MO - triangles

On the AB and AC sides of the triangle ABC lies successive points E and F, on segment EF lie point D. The EF and BC lines are parallel and is true this ratio FD:DE = AE:EB = 2:1. The area of ABC triangle is 27 hectares and line segments EF, AD, and DB s - Traffic laws

Under traffic regulations, car lights can illuminate the road up to a maximum of 30 m. To check the reach of the dipped-beam lights of their car, Peter stopped car at 1.5 m from the wall. The dipped-beam headlights are 60 cm high. At what height on the w - Rectangular triangles

The lengths of corresponding sides of two rectangular triangles are in the ratio 2:5. At what ratio are medians relevant to hypotenuse these right triangles? At what ratio are the contents of these triangles? Smaller rectangular triangle has legs 6 and 8 - Cosine

Calculate the cosine of the smallest internal angle in a right-angled triangle with cathetus 3 and 8 and with the hypotenuse 8.544. - See harmonics

It is true that the size of the central segment of any trapezoid is the harmonic mean size of its bases? Prove it. Central segment crosses the intersection of the diagonals and is parallel to the bases. - Similarity coefficient

The ratio of similarity of two equilateral triangles is 3.5 (ie 7:2). The length of the side of smaller triangle is 2.4 cm. Calculate the perimeter and area of the larger triangle. - Hexagon

There is regular hexagon ABCDEF. If area of the triangle ABC is 22, what is area of the hexagon ABCDEF? I do not know how to solve it simply.... - Geodesist

Triangle shaped field (triangle ABC) has side AB = 129 m. path XY is parallel to the side AB which divided triangle ABC into two parts with same area. What will be the length of the path XY? Help please geodesist ... - Boat

A force of 300 kg (3000 N) is required to pull a boat up a ramp inclined at 14° with horizontal. How much does the boat weight?