Tangent + right triangle - math problemsTangent 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: 116
- 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.
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.
A military fighter flies at an altitude of 10 km. From the ground position, it was aimed at an altitude angle of 23° and 12 seconds later at an altitude angle of 27°. Calculate the speed of the fighter in km/h.
- Power line 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.
- 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?
- Quadrilateral pyramid
The regular quadrilateral pyramid has a base edge a = 1.56 dm and a height h = 2.05 dm. Calculate: a) the deviation angle of the sidewall plane from the base plane b) deviation angle of the side edge from the plane of the base
- Find the
Find the content of a regular 12 sided polygon, if its side a = 12 cm.
- 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.
- Observation tower
From the observation tower at a height of 105 m above sea level, the ship is aimed at a depth angle of 1° 49´. How far is the ship from the base of the tower?
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.
- Tetrahedral pyramid 8
Let’s all side edges of the tetrahedral pyramid ABCDV be equally long and its base let’s be a rectangle. Determine its volume if you know the deviations A=40° B=70° of the planes of adjacent sidewalls and the plane of the base and the height h=16 of the p
- 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?
The angle of a straight road is approximately 12 degrees. Determine the percentage of this road.
- Quadrilateral prism
The height of a regular quadrilateral prism is v = 10 cm, the deviation of the body diagonal from the base is 60°. Determine the length of the base edges, the surface, and the volume of the prism.
- The Eiffel Tower
The top of the Eiffel Tower is seen from a distance of 600 meters at an angle of 30 degrees. Find the tower height.
- Hole's angles
I am trying to find an angle. The top of the hole is .625” and the bottom of the hole is .532”. The hole depth is .250” what is the angle of the hole (and what is the formula)?
- Octagonal pyramid
Find the volume of a regular octagonal pyramid with height v = 100 and the angle of the side edge with the plane of the base is α = 60°.
How high is the airplane's pilot to see 0.001 of Earth's surface?
- Diagonals of pentagon
Calculate the diagonal length of the regular pentagon: a) inscribed in a circle of radius 12dm; b) a circumscribed circle with a radius of 12dm.
- How far
From the top of a lighthouse 145 ft above sea level, the angle of depression of a boat 29°. How far is the boat from the lighthouse?
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