# Tangent - math word problems

Tangent is a trigonometric function. In a rectangular triangle, it is the ratio of the opposite and adjacent side to a given internal angle. Algebraically is defined as the ratio of the sine and cosine of a given angle. It is periodic with a period of π = 180 °.#### Number of problems found: 132

- The bases

The bases of the isosceles trapezoid ABCD have lengths of 10 cm and 6 cm. Its arms form an angle α = 50˚ with a longer base. Calculate the circumference and content of the ABCD trapezoid. - Sailboat

The 20 m long sailboat has an 8 m high mast in the middle of the deck. The top of the mast is fixed to the bow and stern with a steel cable. Determine how much cable is needed to secure the mast and what angle the cable will make with the ship's deck. - Find the

Find the content of a regular 12 sided polygon, if its side a = 12 cm. - Inscribed and described circle

Find the radii of a circle inscribed and circumscribed by a regular pentagon whose side measures 3 cm. - 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? - Steps

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. - The ladder

The ladder touch on a wall at a height of 7.5 m. The angle of the inclination of the ladder is 76°. How far is the lower end of the ladder from the wall? - Pentadecagon

Calculate the content of a regular 15-sides polygon inscribed in a circle with radius r = 4. Express the result to two decimal places. - Isosceles triangle 10

In an isosceles triangle, the equal sides are 2/3 of the length of the base. Determine the measure of the base angles. - Black diamond run

Taleah is skiing down a black diamond run. She begins skiing at the top of a ski trail whose elevation is about 8625 feet. The ski run ends toward the base of the mountain at 3800 feet. The horizontal distance between these two points is about 4775 feet. - 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. - The mast

The top of the pole we see at an angle of 45°. If we approach the pole by 10 m, we see the top of the pole at an angle of 60°. What is the height of the pole? - Nonagon

Calculate the area and perimeter of a regular nonagon if its radius of inscribed circle is r = 10cm - The tower

The observer sees the base of the tower 96 meters high at a depth of 30 degrees and 10 minutes and the top of the tower at a depth of 20 degrees and 50 minutes. How high is the observer above the horizontal plane on which the tower stands? - Sphere in cone

A sphere is inscribed in the cone (the intersection of their boundaries consists of a circle and one point). The ratio of the surface of the ball and the contents of the base is 4: 3. A plane passing through the axis of a cone cuts the cone in an isoscele - The rescue 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? - Angle of diagonal

Angle between the body diagonal of a regular quadrilateral and its base is 60°. The edge of the base has a length of 10cm. Calculate the body volume. - Traffic sign

There is a traffic sign for climbing on the road with an angle of 7%. Calculate at what angle the road rises (falls). - Perimeter of triangle

In triangle ABC angle A is 60° angle B is 90° side size c is 15 cm. Calculate the triangle circumference. - 3 phase load

Two wattmeters are connected to measuring power in a 3 phase balanced load. Determine the total power and power factor if the two wattmeters read 1000 watts each (1) both positive and (2) second reading is negative

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