# Thales' theorem - math word problems

The Tales theorem says that if A, B, C are points on a circle, where AC is the diameter of the circle, then the angle ABC is the right angle. The Tales circle is the set of vertexes of right angles of right triangles constructed above the diameter of the circle. The Tales theorem results directly from the inscribed angle theorem. Simple proof - the radius joining point C divides a rectangular triangle into two isosceles triangles, and the sum of the angles in each triangle is 180°.

#### Number of problems found: 22

• Complete construction Construct triangle ABC if hypotenuse c = 7 cm and angle ABC = 30 degrees. / Use Thales' theorem - circle /. Measure and write down the length of legs.
• Hypotenuse - RT A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?
• Right triangle Draw a right triangle ABC if |AB| = 5 cm |BC| = 3 cm, |AC| = 4 cm. Draw Thales circle above the hypotenuse of the triangle ABC.
• Height Is right that in any right triangle height is less or equal half of the hypotenuse?
• Semicircle In the semicircle with center S and the diameter AB is constructed equilateral triangle SBC. What is the magnitude of the angle ∠SAC?
• Same area There is a given triangle. Construct a square of the same area.
• OK circle Calculate the radius (circumradius) of the circle described right triangle with hypotenuse long 33 and one cathetus long 17.
• Circumscribing Determine the radius of the circumscribed circle to the right triangle with legs 9 cm and 6 cm.
• The bridge Across the circle lakepasses through its center bridge over the lake. At three different locations on the lake shore are three fishermen A, B, C. Which of fishermen see the bridge under the largest angle?
• Inscribed triangle To a circle is inscribed triangle so that the it's vertexes divide circle into 3 arcs. The length of the arcs are in the ratio 2:3:7. Determine the interior angles of a triangle.
• Rectangle In a rectangle with sides, 6 and 3 mark the diagonal. What is the probability that a randomly selected point within the rectangle is closer to the diagonal than to any side of the rectangle?
• The chord The side of the triangle inscribed in a circle is a chord passing through the circle center. What size are the internal angles of a triangle if one of them is 40°?
• Parallels and one secant There are two different parallel lines a, b and a line c that intersect the two parallel lines. Draw a circle that touches all lines at the same time.
• Circumferential angle Vertices of the triangle ΔABC lies on circle and divided it into arcs in the ratio 2:2:9. Determine the size of the angles of the triangle ΔABC.
• Circle described The radius of the circle described to the right triangle with 6 cm long leg is 5 cm. Calculate the circumference of this triangle.
• Triangle SSA Construct a triangle ABC if |AB| = 5cm va = 3cm, CAB = 50 °. It is to create the analysis and construction steps.
• Construct 1 Construct a triangle ABC, a = 7 cm, b = 9 cm with right angle at C, construct the axis of all three sides. Measure the length of side c (and write).
• Construct rhombus Construct rhombus ABCD if given diagonal length | AC | = 8cm, inscribed circle radius r = 1.5cm
• Tangents construct The circle k is given k (S; 2.5 cm) and an outer line p. Construct a tangent t of the circle that has with a line p angle 60°. How many solutions have the task?
• Diagonals at right angle In the trapezoid ABCD, this is given: AB=12cm CD=4cm And diagonals crossed under a right angle. What is the area of this trapezoid ABCD?

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