Thales' theorem - practice problems - last pageThe 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°.
Direction: Solve each problem carefully and show your solution in each item.
Number of problems found: 44
- Triangle 73464
The given line is a BC length of 6 cm. Construct a triangle so that the BAC angle is 50° and the height to the side is 5.5 cm. Thank you very much.
- Lunes of Hippocrates
Calculate the sum of the area of the so-called Hippocratic lunas, which were cut above the legs of a right triangle (a = 6cm, b = 8cm). Instructions: First, calculate the area of the semicircles above all sides of the ABC triangle. Compare the sum of the
- 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?
- MIT 1869
You know the length of hypotenuse parts 9 and 16, at which the hypotenuse of a right triangle is divided by a height. The task is to find the lengths of the sides of the triangle and the length of line x. This assignment was part of the Massachusetts Inst