# Similarity of triangles - math word problems

#### Number of problems found: 77

- 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? - Railways

Railways climb 7.4 ‰. Calculate the height difference between two points on the railway distant 3539 meters. - Reverse Pythagorean theorem

Given are lengths of the sides of the triangles. Decide which one is rectangular: Δ ABC: 77 dm, 85 dm, 36 dm ? Δ DEF: 55 dm, 82 dm, 61 dm ? Δ GHI: 24 mm, 25 mm, 7 mm ? Δ JKL: 32 dm, 51 dm, 82 dm ? Δ MNO: 51 dm, 45 dm, 24 dm ? - Similarity

Are two right triangles similar to each other if the first one has a acute angle 70° and second one has acute angle 20°? - Climb

On the road sign, which informs the climb is 8.7%. Car goes 5 km along this road. What is the height difference that car went? - Cone

Circular cone of height 15 cm and volume 5699 cm^{3}is at one-third of the height (measured from the bottom) cut by a plane parallel to the base. Calculate the radius and circumference of the circular cut. - Climb

Road has climbing 1:27. How big is a angle corresponds to this climbing? - Inclined plane

The body stays on an inclined plane and exerts a compressive force of 70N on it. Find the angle between the inclined plane and the horizontal if a gravitational force of 100N acts on the body. - Distance of points

A regular quadrilateral pyramid ABCDV is given, in which edge AB = a = 4 cm and height v = 8 cm. Let S be the center of the CV. Find the distance of points A and S. - 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 - Right circular cone

The volume of a right circular cone is 5 liters. Calculate the volume of the two parts into which the cone is divided by a plane parallel to the base, one-third of the way down from the vertex to the base. - 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°. - An observer

An observer standing west of the tower sees its top at an altitude angle of 45 degrees. After moving 50 meters to the south, he sees its top at an altitude angle of 30 degrees. How tall is the tower? - Similar triangles

The triangles ABC and XYZ are similar. Find the missing lengths of the sides of the triangles. a) a = 5 cm b = 8 cm x = 7.5 cm z = 9 cm b) a = 9 cm c = 12 cm y = 10 cm z = 8 cm c) b = 4 cm c = 8 cm x = 4.5 cm z = 6 cm

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