Sine + triangle - math problems

Number of problems found: 129

  • Trapezoid 25
    rr_lichobeznik Trapezoid PART with AR||PT has (angle P=x) and (angle A=2x) . In addition, PA = AR = RT = s. Find the length of the median of Trapezoid PART in terms of s.
  • The staircase
    schody The staircase has a total height of 3.6 m and forms an angle of 26° with the horizontal. Calculate the length of the whole staircase.
  • Right triangle
    rt_ttt A right triangle ABC is given, c is a hypotenuse. Find the length of the sides a, b, the angle beta if c = 5 and angle alfa = A = 35 degrees.
  • Pentadecagon
    220px-Regular_polygon_15_annotated.svg Calculate the content of a regular 15-sides polygon inscribed in a circle with radius r = 4. Express the result to two decimal places.
  • Right angle
    rt_triangle_1 In a right triangle ABC with a right angle at the apex C, we know the side length AB = 24 cm and the angle at the vertex B = 71°. Calculate the length of the legs of the triangle.
  • The cable car
    lanovka The cable car is 2610 m long and rises at an angle of 35°. Calculate the height difference between the lower and upper station of the cable car.
  • The right triangle
    rt_triangle_1 In the right triangle ABC with right angle at C we know the side lengths AC = 9 cm and BC = 7 cm. Calculate the length of the remaining side of the triangle and the size of all angles.
  • Isosceles triangle
    rr_triangle2_1 Calculate the size of the interior angles and the length of the base of the isosceles triangle if the length of the arm is 17 cm and the height to the base is 12 cm.
  • Telegraph poles
    pole The bases of two adjacent telegraph poles have a height difference of 10.5 m. How long do the wires connect the two poles if the slope is 39° 30´?
  • Viewing angle
    zorny The observer sees a straight fence 60 m long at a viewing angle of 30°. It is 102 m away from one end of the enclosure. How far is the observer from the other end of the enclosure?
  • The rescue helicopter
    helicopter The rescue helicopter is above the landing site at a height of 180m. The site of the rescue operation can be seen from here at a depth angle of 52° 40 '. How far will the helicopter land from the rescue site?
  • What percentage
    astronaut What percentage of the Earth’s surface is seen by an astronaut from a height of h = 350 km. Take the Earth as a sphere with the radius R = 6370 km
  • Power line pole
    pole From point A, the power line pole is seen at an angle of 18 degrees. From point B to which we get when going from point A 30m away from the column at an angle of 10 degrees. Find the height of the power pole.
  • Steps
    steps_1 Find the height between the two floors if you know that the number of steps between the two floors is 18, the gradient is 30º and the length of the step is 28.6 cm. Report the result in centimeters to the nearest centimeter.
  • Tetrahedral pyramid
    ihlan Determine the surface of a regular tetrahedral pyramid when its volume is V = 120 and the angle of the sidewall with the base plane is α = 42° 30´.
  • The aspect ratio
    triangles The aspect ratio of the rectangular triangle is 13: 12: 5. Calculate the internal angles of the triangle.
  • Isosceles triangle 10
    iso_23 In an isosceles triangle, the equal sides are 2/3 of the length of the base. Determine the measure of the base angles.
  • The ladder
    rebrik The ladder has a length of 3 m and is leaning against the wall, and its inclination to the wall is 45°. How high does it reach?
  • The cable car
    lanovka The cable car has a length of 3,5 kilometers and an angle of climb of 30 degrees. What is the altitude difference between Upper and Lower Station?
  • One side
    angle_incline One side is 36 long with a 15° incline. What is the height at the end of that side?

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