# Similarity of triangles - math word problems

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• 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
• Sides ratio Calculate the circumference of a triangle with area 84 cm2 if a:b:c = 10:17:21
• Euclid theorems Calculate the sides of a right triangle if leg a = 6 cm and a section of the hypotenuse, which is located adjacent the second leg b is 5cm.
• Airplane Aviator sees part of the earth's surface with an area of 200,000 square kilometers. How high he flies?
• 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 cm2. 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 o
• 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 seg
• 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 wa
• 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.

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