The right triangle altitude theorem + expression of a variable from the formula - math problems

The altitude to the hypotenuse is the geometric mean of the two segments of the hypotenuse. Each leg of the right triangle is the mean proportional of the hypotenuse and the segment of the hypotenuse that is adjacent to the leg.

h=c1c2 h = \sqrt{c_1 c_2}


Also known as a geometric mean theorem. Geometric mean theorem is a special case of the chord theorem.

Number of problems found: 9

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  • Free space in the garden
    euklid The grandfather's free space in the garden was in the shape of a rectangular triangle with 5 meters and 12 meters in length. He decided to divide it into two parts and the height of the hypotenuse. For the smaller part creates a rock garden, for the large
  • Squares above sides
    pataVysky Two squares are constructed on two sides of the ABC triangle. The square area above the BC side is 25 cm2. The height vc to the side AB is 3 cm long. The heel P of height vc divides the AB side in a 2: 1 ratio. The AC side is longer than the BC side. Calc
  • Medians in right triangle
    triangle_rt_taznice It is given a right triangle, angle C is 90 degrees. I know it medians t1 = 8 cm and median t2 = 12 cm. .. How to calculate the length of the sides?
  • Isosceles triangle 9
    iso_triangle Given an isosceles triangle ABC where AB= AC. The perimeter is 64cm and altitude is 24cm. Find the area of the isosceles triangle
  • RT sides
    described_circle_right_triangle Find the sides of a rectangular triangle if legs a + b = 17cm and the radius of the written circle ρ = 2cm.
  • Triangle KLM
    klm_triangle In the rectangular triangle KLM, where is hypotenuse m (sketch it!) find the length of the leg k and the height of triangle h if hypotenuse's segments are known mk = 5cm and ml = 15cm
  • Euclid theorems
    euklidova_veta_trojuhelnik_nakres Calculate the sides of a right triangle if leg a = 6 cm and a section of the hypotenuse, which is located adjacent the second leg b is 5cm.
  • Right Δ
    ruler A right triangle has the length of one leg 11 cm and length of the hypotenuse 61 cm. Calculate the height of the triangle.

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