Plane Figure Word Problems

Many students find plane figures word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on plane figures to help you better understand plane figures.

Triangles Word Problems

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Rectangles Word Problems

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Circles Word Problems

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Rhombus Word Problems

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Trapezoids Word Problems

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Parallelograms Word Problems

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Quadrilaterals Word Problems

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Area Word Problems

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Ellipses Word Problems

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Plane Figures Word Problems

  • A 10 meter ladder is leaning (#759)
    A 10 meter ladder is leaning aganist a building. The bottom of the ladder is 5 meters from the building. How many meters high is the top of the ...
    geometric proofs, pythagorean theorem, triangles, right triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • A 12-ft. ladder is leaning against a building (#3547)
    A 12-ft. ladder is leaning against a building. The bottom of the ladder is 7 ft. from the ...
    triangles, curves, plane figures, shapes, right triangles, polygons
  • A 20-ft ladder is leaning against a wall (#2485)
    A 20-ft ladder is leaning against a wall. If the ladder is 12 ft from the base of the ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • A 32 foot ramp connects a platform with a sidewalk (#2504)
    A 32 foot ramp connects a platform with a sidewalk that is at ground level. if the platforn is 6 feet above ground ...
    triangles, curves, radicals, numbers, number sense, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, plane figures, shapes, polygons
  • A 7m ladder against the wall of a building (#1139)
    A 7m ladder against the wall of a building and its foot is 2m from the base of the ...
    plane figures, shapes, polygons, triangles, pythagorean theorem, right triangles, curves
  • A birthday present is packaged in a tube (#1683)
    A birthday present is packaged in a tube that has a length of 10 inches and a diameter of 4 ...
    circumference, solid figures, cylinders, area, surface area, shapes, curves, circles, plane figures
  • A circle with radius 5 (#261)
    A circle with radius 5 has its center at (4,1). the line x-2y+4=0 intersects the circle. find the intersections
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A clubhouse has a roof (#3080)
    A clubhouse has a roof whose slant height is 13 m and base is 24m. Two extra supports 2m and 3 m from the peak and perpendicular to the base of the peak need to be ...
    similar triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • A dog pen is in the shape of a right triangle (#2653)
    A dog pen is in the shape of a right triangle. The longer leg measures 15 feet. The hypotenuse is 7 feet shorter than three times the length of the shorter ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • A guy wire reaches from the top (#2005)
    A guy wire reaches from the top of a 39.32 ft pole to a point on the ground 15' from the ...
    pythagorean theorem, radicals, triangles, number sense, numbers, polygons, shapes, right triangles, plane figures, curves
  • A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building (#1419)
    A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building and reaches the ledge of a window. If the foot of the ladder is 15 feet from the foot of the ...
    trigonometric functions, cosine, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, functions
  • A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building (#2869)
    A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building and reaches the ledge of a window. If the foot of the ladder is 15 from the foot of the ...
    right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, curves, plane figures, shapes, polygons
  • A ladder leans against the side of a building (#3493)
    A ladder leans against the side of a building. The base of the ladder is 5 metres from the building, and the top is 12 metres above the ...
    triangles, plane figures, shapes, polygons, right triangles, curves
  • A ladder reaches a height of 64 feet on a wall (#3530)
    A ladder reaches a height of 64 feet on a wall. if the bottom of the ladder is placed 4 feet away from the ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, curves, shapes, triangles, polygons, plane figures
  • A large pizza has a diameter (#3431)
    A large pizza has a diameter 35cm. Two large pizzas cost $19.99. A medium pizza has a diameter 30 cm. Three medium pizzas cost $24.99...
    radius, circles, curves, shapes, plane figures, area of circles, area
  • A man on a 135-ft vertical cliff looks down (#2873)
    A man on a 135-ft vertical cliff looks down at an angle of 16 degrees and sees his friend. How far away is the man from his ...
    pythagorean theorem, sohcahtoa, trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, right triangles, plane figures, triangles, curves, shapes, polygons, functions, identities
  • A man wants to put up a border around (#3264)
    A man wants to put up a border around his tomato plants. His plants are in a rectangular garden where the length is twice as long as the ...
    rectangles, perimeter, shapes, plane figures
  • A park is twice as long as it is wide (#2832)
    A park is twice as long as it is wide. It's length is 30...
    area, shapes, plane figures, solving equations, equations
  • A rectangle garden has dimensions 8 yards by 14 yards (#3203)
    A rectangle garden has dimensions 8 yards by 14 yards. Inside this rectangle a path (border) of uniform width is going to be constructed, leaving 55 square yards for grass and ...
    rectangles, plane figures, shapes
  • A rectangle is 5 times as long (#2810)
    A rectangle is 5 times as long as it is wide. The area of the rectangle is 100ft squared. How wide is the rectangle.?
    shapes, rectangles, area, plane figures
  • A rectangular swimming pool measures (#3442)
    A rectangular swimming pool measures 25ft by 50ft and has a 6 foot wide sidewalk around ...
    perimeter, shapes, area of rectangles, rectangles, area, plane figures
  • A revolving sprinkler sprays (#1517)
    A revolving sprinkler sprays a lawn for a distance of 7...
    shapes, area, plane figures
  • A road up a hill makes an angle (#3220)
    A road up a hill makes an angle of 5.1 with the horizontal. If the road from the bottom of the hill to the top of the hill is 2.5 miles ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • A running track has straight sides and a semicircular ends (#3339)
    A running track has straight sides and a semicircular ends. If the length of the track is 440 yd and the two straight parts are each 110 yd ...
    curves, shapes, plane figures, circle equation, circles, equations
  • A sail is in the form of a right triangle (#2429)
    A sail is in the form of a right triangle that is two times as high as it is wide. The sail is made from 4 square meters of ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, right triangles
  • A sailboat has a triangular sail (#1195)
    A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area of 30 square feet. the height of the sail is 7 feet more than the length of the base of the ...
    triangles, area, shapes, polygons, plane figures, curves
  • A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area (#1407)
    A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area of 64 square feet and a height of 16 ...
    triangles, area, shapes, polygons, plane figures, curves
  • A semicircular window is to be laminated (#2402)
    A semicircular window of radius 12 inches is to be laminated with a sunblock coating that costs $0.75 per square inch to apply. What is the total cost of coating the ...
    curves, shapes, circles, circumference, plane figures, area
  • A ski resort is installing tows (#2364)
    A ski resort is installing tows on its new ski runs. One hill has a vertical height of 500m and is inclined at 42 ...
    curves, shapes, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, polygons, plane figures, triangles
  • A small city park consists of a rectangular lawn (#2602)
    A small city park consists of a rectangular lawn surrounded on all sides by a 330 sq. m border of flowers 2.5 m ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • A smaller circle rolls along the inside curve (#3460)
    A smaller circle rolls along the inside curve of a larger circle. The diameter of the larger circle is three times that of the smaller ...
    curves, plane figures, shapes, circles, circumference
  • A street that is long is covered in snow (#3197)
    A street that is long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. A tire on the snowplow has to turn times in traveling the length of the street. What is the diameter of the tire?
    Use π = 3.14. Round your answer to the nearest ...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A swimming pool is 10 feet across (#2491)
    A swimming pool is 10 feet ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A therapy pool in the central high scool traning room (#3004)
    A therapy pool in the central high scool traning room is in the shape of a 9 meter ...
    area, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A trapezoid has a slant height (#1679)
    A trapezoid has a slant height of six meters. The trapezoid has an interior height of 9 meters. on one base it measures 5 meters and on the last one measures 77 ...
    trapezoids, shapes, area, plane figures
  • A wood deck that is 10 feet wide (#2896)
    A wood deck that is 10 feet wide surrounds an elliptically shaped pool. The pool is 52 feet long and 20 feet ...
    perimeter, area, plane figures, shapes
  • AB is one of the direct common tangent (#1085)
    AB is one of the direct common tangent of two circles with radius 12 cm and 4 cm respectively touching each ...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • ABCD is a quadrilateral (#586)
    ABCD is a quadrilateral. The angle bisectors of A & B intersect at ...
    quadrilaterals, shapes, plane figures
  • ABCD is a rectangle (#2648)
    ABCD is a rectangle
    AC = 4X +6  BD = 5X-2
    Find the length of each diagonal.
    parallelograms, shapes, plane figures, polynomials
  • An ellipse has semi-major axis (#2094)
    An ellipse has semi-major axis of length a, and semi-minor axis of length b. There is a rectangle of maximum area that can be inscribed in the ...
    conversion of units, units, units of measurement, measurement, ellipses, plane figures
  • Area (#3848)
    how many squre inches of glass are require to cover a phtograph that is 8inch wide and 10inches long
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#3850)
    Arectangular table is four times as long as it is wide.  If the area is 100ft^2...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#4530)
    a rectangular swimming pool is three time as long as it is wide and is surrounded by a deck 2.5 m wide. find the dimensions of the pool if the area of the deck is 265 m
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5415)
    The base of a triangle is 4cm greater than the height. The area is 30cm^2...
    shapes, area, plane figures
  • Area (#5217)
    a board game is shaped like a square array and is made up of 36 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5221)
    A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area of 35 square feet. The height of the sail is 3 feet more than the length of the base of the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5439)
    Wayne needs to lay a concrete foundation for the space this is 13 feet long, 9 feet wide, and 6 inches in depth. If one bag of cement makes 2.5 cubic feet of concrete, how many bags will Wayne need to purchase to complete the job? You cannot purchase part of the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5652)
    A stained-glass window is being designed in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle.  The width of the window is to be 4 feet, but the height (h) is yet to be determined. If 26 ft ^2 of glass is to be ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#6554)
    a rectangular swimming pool is three times as long as it is wide and is surrounded by a deck 2.5 m ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7256)
    the length of a rectangle is 3centimeter more than twice the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7384)
    A rectangle is Twice as long as it is wide. If both dimensions are increased by 4, its area is increased by 88...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7436)
    If the area of a right-triangularly shaped sail is 20 square feet and its base is 5 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7594)
    a rectangular floor is 18 feet by 10 feet is to be completely covered with carpeting that costs x dollars per square yard. in terms of ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7701)
    The length of a rectangular floor is 6 meters less than twice the width.  If a diagonal of the rectangle is 15 meters, find the length and width of the floor
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7781)
    a print is 10 cm longer than it is wide. it is mounted in a frame 1.5 cm wide. the area of the frame is 300...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#8621)
    The area of a rectangle is 66.  The length is 4 more than 6 times the width, find the length and width
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9004)
    A sail boat has a triangular sail with an area of 56 square feet and a base that measures 8 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9375)
    the area of a rectangle is 216 square meters. the length is 6 meters less than two tiems the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9380)
    the lenghth of the top of a table is 7m greater than tghe width.  the area is 78m squared.  find the dimensions
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9722)
    A rectangle is 3 times as long as it is wide. If the length is increased by 6 and the width by 8, the area is increased by 108...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9762)
    a 300 square foot rectangular garden is to surrounded on three sides by shrubbery costing $10 per foot and on the remaining side by a fence costing $5 per ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9846)
    tina and marcus want to put a border around a flower garden. the garden is in the shape of a rectangle with sides of 7 feet and 15 feet. the border cost $0.75 a ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9873)
    12. A rancher wishes to use 132 ft of fencing to enclose a rectangular training pen and subdivide the region into two smaller pens. If the total enclosed area is 720 ft2...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10090)
    A rectangle piece of plywood is trimmed to make a square by cutting a 4-cm strip off the top and a 2-cm strip off one side.  If the area of the original peice is 74 cm2 greater than the area of the square, find the dimentions of the rectangle
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10646)
    how many tiles make up a square using a tile that measures 10" x12"
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10647)
    how many tiles make up a square using a tile that measures 10\" x12\"
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10711)
    find the area of pentagon which is placed inside a circle of radius of 9cm
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10951)
    find the cost of carpeting a room 12m long and 8m broad with a carpet 75cm broad at the rate of Rs.6...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area of a rectangle (#3502)
    Area of a rectangle is 832 inches and length is 64 ...
    plane figures, shapes, rectangles, area of rectangles, area
  • Area of Rectangles (#5796)
    Derek had a rectangular garden that mea-
    sured 20 yards by 30 yards. He separated it
    into 4 sections, as shown in the diagram. He
    planted corn in the largest ...
    area of rectangles, area, rectangles, shapes, plane figures
  • At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B (#1136)
    At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/h, How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 P.M.?
    triangles, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Circle Equation (#7435)
    The centre of the smallest circle passing through origin lies on the line X-Y+1=0 then find the coordinates of its centre.
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circle Equation (#8960)
    Ms.speedi is going to have jewels,which cost$100 a piece, set along the outer border of the face of her watch.the jeweler explained that she could place two jewels per cm.,but to estimate the price of the jewels,she would need to know the circumfrence of the watch.the radius of the face of the watch is 2 cm.help Ms. Speedi by finding the approximate cost of the jewels(incuding 8% tax)...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#3742)
    A street that is 250m long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are  2.1m in diameter. How many times does a tire on the snowplow have to turn in traveling the length of the street?  Use the value3.14 for pi  and do not round intermediate ...
    circles, curves, shapes, plane figures
  • Circles (#4487)
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    At the park there is a pool shaped like a circle with radius 11 yd. A ring-shaped path goes around the pool. Its width is 5 yd . We are going to give a new layer of coating to the path. If one gallon of coating can cover 8 yd , how many gallons of coating do we need? Note that coating comes only by the ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#4606)
    Find the area and the circumference of a circle with radius
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#4607)
    Find the area and the circumference of a circle with radius  of 6
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#4635)
    A street that is   long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are  in ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8225)
    A street that is 187m  long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are 13  in diameter. How many times does a tire on the snowplow have to turn in traveling the length of the street?
    Use the value  3.14 for  . Round your answer to the nearest ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8418)
    the combined area of two circles is 80pie centimeters.  the length of the radius of one circles  is twice the length of the radius of the other ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8824)
    At the park there is a pool shaped like a circle with diameter 22yd. A ring shaped path goes around the pool.  Its width is 6yd.  We are going to give a new layer of coating to the path.  If one gallon of coating can cover 8...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8978)
    A street that is 516 ft  long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are 3.5 ft in ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#9570)
    Find the point o the curve y=square root of x that is nearest to the point (3,0)
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#10653)
    alek's pizza has delivered a beautiful 16 inch diameter pie to Lee's dorm room.. The pie is sliced into 8 equal sized pieces, but Lee is such a non-conformist he cuts off the edge as pictured. John then takes one of the remaining triangular ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#10729)
    The width of a photograph is 4 cm more than three tenths of the length. If the width is 13 ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circumference (#4613)
    the area of a circle 28 square ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Diameter (#7215)
    The diameter of a small pizza is 16 centimeters. This is 2 centimeters more that two fifths of the diameter of a large ...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Diameter (#9752)
    a cylinder soup can has a height of 10 inches and a diameter of 6 ...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Ellipses (#10086)
    A rectangle board is 2 by 18 units. The foci of an ellipse are located to produce the largest area. A string is connected to the foci and pulled taut by a pencil in order to draw the ...
    ellipses, plane figures
  • Every time the pedals go through (#917)
    Every time the pedals go through a 360 degree rotation on a bicycle, the tires rotate 3 times. If the tires are 24 inches in ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Find the area of a right triangle (#3001)
    Find the area of a right triangle with legs of length
    a = 5 √3 , and
    b = 2 √3 + 3 √2
    area, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • From a point 12 m from the base of a flagpole (#2655)
    From a point 12 m from the base of a flagpole the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 42 ...
    angle, measuring angles, pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, curves, plane figures, shapes, polygons
  • From a space probe orbiting Jupiterís moon Io (#2492)
    From a space probe orbiting Jupiterís moon Io from an altitude of 552 km, it was observed that the angle of depression from the probe to the surface of this moon was 39.7 degrees. What is the radius of the ...
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Given a trapezoid where the small base (#3207)
    Given a trapezoid where the small base is 6 greater than the height and the larger base is 4 greater then three times the height, find all three dimensions (small base, large ...
    polynomials, trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • How far up a wall (#3143)
    How far up a wall will a 10-meter ladder ...
    curves, shapes, polygons, plane figures, triangles, right triangles, pythagorean theorem
  • How far up a wall will an 11m ladder reach (#1000)
    How far up a wall will an 11m ladder ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Hypotenuse (#4763)
    The length of one leg of a right triangle is 12 meters.  The length of the hypotenuse is 8 meters longer than the other ...
    hypotenuse, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Hypotenuse (#8587)
    1. find the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides 5 inches and 10 inches
    hypotenuse, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Hypotenuse (#9120)
    one leg of a right triangle is 9 feet less than the hypotenuse, while the other is 2 feet less than the ...
    hypotenuse, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Hypotenuse (#9877)
    Find the length of the ladder that stands 12ft away from a wall and touches the wall 16ft high?
    hypotenuse, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Hypotenuse (#10494)
    the hypotenuse if a right triangle is 15cm. The other two sides have a total length of 21...
    hypotenuse, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • I have two pairs of parallel sides (#909)
    I have two pairs of parallel sides, and all of my sides are equal, but I have no right ...
    quadrilaterals, shapes, plane figures
  • If a ladder is leaning against a building (#2714)
    If a ladder is leaning against a building, and the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building is 8 ft. less than the length of the ladder, how high up the side of the building is the top of the ladder if the distance is 1 ...
    right triangles, solving algebraic equations, pythagorean theorem, triangles, polygons, shapes, curves, plane figures, algebraic equations, solving equations, equations
  • If a parallelogram has an area (#3353)
    If a parallelogram has an area of 115 square units anda base length of 12, what is the height of the ...
    polygons, curves, parallelograms, shapes, plane figures
  • If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long (#2360)
    If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long, and the other leg is 12 inches ...
    triangles, polygons, plane figures, shapes, pythagorean theorem, right triangles, curves
  • If you rolled up a letter size sheet of paper (#1415)
    If you rolled up an 8 1/2 by 11 in sheet of paper into the largest possible cylinder 8 1/2 in ...
    circles, circumference, plane figures, curves, shapes, diameter, cylinders, solid figures
  • In a certain triangle, the second side (#2090)
    In a certain triangle, the second side is one-third of the first side in length. The third side ia 2 meters less than the first side. The perimeter of the triangle is 26 meters. Form an algebraic equation to express the problem, and identify the variables,...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • In parallelogram ABCD (#624)
    In parallelogram ABCD, AB=2x+7 BC=4x-5 and CD = 3x-8...
    quadrilaterals, shapes, plane figures
  • Is it possible to make a square garden (#3154)
    Is it possible to make a square garden with 50 feet of ...
    squares, plane figures, shapes
  • Jerry has a window in his room (#2973)
    Jerry has a window in his room. His window is a triangle. If angle one measures 63 degrees, and angle two measures 77 ...
    angle, triangles, curves, plane figures, shapes, polygons
  • Jill drew a picture made up of 7 plane figures (#2599)
    Jill drew a picture made up of 7 plane figures. There are 4 equal sides in each ...
    plane figures
  • Jimís nephew owns a triangular plot of land (#2980)
    Jimís nephew owns a triangular plot of land. The perimeter fence that surrounds the land measures 121 feet. The shortest side is 15 feet longer than one-half of the longest side. The second longest side is 4 feet shorter than the longest ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, perimeter
  • John leaves school to go home (#1652)
    John leaves school to go home. He walks 100 blocks North and then 820 blocks ...
    triangles, pythagorean theorem, right triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Larry bought a trampoline (#3423)
    Larry bought a trampoline measuring 10 feet by 12 ...
    triangles, plane figures, shapes, polygons, curves, right triangles
  • Marissa has 3 ft by 7ft of paper for a poster (#2744)
    Marissa has 3 ft by 7ft of paper for a poster to make a science ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Mia wants to build a fence around her yard (#2628)
    Mia wants to build a fence around her circle shaped yard. The yard has a radius of 8 ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • One angle of a triangle has a measure (#863)
    One angle of a triangle has a measure that is 10 more than twice that of the ssecond angle. The third angle has a measure 10 less than the ...
    curves, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures
  • One side of a rectanglular stage (#2337)
    One side of a rectanglular stage is 2 meters longer than the other. If the diagnonal is 10 ...
    plane figures
  • Parallelograms (#7157)
    Janae's backyard is in the shape of a parallelogram. The area of Janae's backyard is 175.2 ft2. She goes to the store to buy grass seed and discovers that each bag of seed costs $32.89 and covers 15ft2...
    parallelograms, shapes, plane figures
  • Parallelograms (#7161)
    Janae's backyard is in the shape of a parallelogram. The area of Janae\'s backyard is 175.2 ft2. She goes to the store to buy grass seed and discovers that each bag of seed costs $32.89 and covers 15ft2...
    parallelograms, shapes, plane figures
  • Parallelograms (#8226)
    find the values of x and y that ensure each quadrilateral is a paealleogram.
    parallelograms, shapes, plane figures
  • Parallelograms (#8293)
    each of the two larger angeles of a parallelogram measures 5 degrees more then six times the measure of each of the two smaller angeles. find the measures of the four angles
    parallelograms, shapes, plane figures
  • Parallelograms (#9168)
    find the area of a parallelogram with b=22m and h=20m
    parallelograms, shapes, plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4034)
    the longest side of a right triangle is 7ft, and one of the shorter sides is 3 ft. find the other side (nearest hundreth)
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4187)
    a swimming pool is 8 feet wide and 18 feet long, if its surrounded by square tiles, each of which are 2 by 2...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#5423)
    the width of a rectangle is 3 meters more than one fourth its length. the perimeter is 26 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4411)
    in an isosceles triangle, the base is 8 inches long and the legs are 10 inches long, find the measure of a base angle
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4435)
    Two angles are complementary.  The sum of the measure of the first angle and half the secondangle is 88 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4436)
    Two angles are complementary.  The sum of the measure of the first angle and half the second angle is 88 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4629)
    the area of a triangle sheet of paper is 28 square inches one side of the triangle is 2 inches more than 3 times the length of the altitude to that side find the length of that side and the altitude to the side
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4835)
    The base of an isosceles triangle is 3 less than twice a leg. The perimeter is 117 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#4993)
    Find the width of a uniform concrete path placed around a 30 m by 40 m rectangular lawn given that the concrete has area one quarter of the lawn
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#5326)
    Two planes leave simultaneously from the same iarport, one flying due norht and the other due east. The northbound plane is flying 50 miles per hour faster than the eastbound plane. After three hours the planes are 2440 miles ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#6082)
    one side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter than twice the lenghtof the shortest side. the third side is 5 inches longer than the shortest side. if the perimeter is 110 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#6355)
    two sides of a triangle have the same length. the third side measures 4 m less than twice that length. The perimeter of the triangle is 24 m. Find the lengths of the three sides
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#6483)
    A 3-ft.-wide sidewalk surrounds a rectangular plot that measures 20 ft. by 30 ft. Find the area of the sidewalk
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#7021)
    two right triangles are similar. The smaller triangle has legs with length 9 and 12 feet, and a hypotenuse 15 feet long. If the larger triangle has a hypotenuse 95 feet ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#7247)
    10 meter ladder is leaning aganist a building. The bottom of the ladder is 5 meters from the building. How many meters high is the top of the ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#7411)
    The second angle of a triangle is 3 times as large as the first. The third angle is 55į more than the first. Find the measure of the smallest angle
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#8095)
    tickets for an adult and three children to attend a soccer game costs $20.  An adult's ticket cost $2 more than a child's ticket. find the cost of each ticket
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#8290)
    How many 4ft by 8ft sheet fo plywood must be ordered for 4 walls of building 20 ft long 32 ft wide and 12ft high assume that there are 120 sq ft for window doors
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#8456)
    From a point on the ground the angle of elevation to a ledge on a building is 27o, and the distance to the base of the building is 45 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#8669)
    A 73 foot rope from the top of a circus tent pole is anchored to the flat ground 43 feet from the bottom of the pole. Find the angle, to the nearest tenth of a ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#9316)
    A garden has a shape of a right triangle with one leg 9 meters longer than the other the hypotenuse is 9 meters less than twice the length of the shorter leg , how many meters is the shorter leg
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#9599)
    Find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if one leg measures 10 ...
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#9982)
    one leg of a triangle is 5cm shorter than the other leg. the leght of the hypotenuse is 25 cm find the length of the shorter leg
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#10481)
    Find the height of an isoceles trapezoidwhose bases are 8 inches and 24 inches and the legs are 17 inches
    plane figures
  • Plane Figures (#10638)
    A 15-foot ladder is leaning against a 30-foot wall. The bottom end of the ladder is 9 feet from the ...
    plane figures
  • proportional triangles (#910)
    Triangle EFG is similar to triangle ...
    proportional triangles, curves, plane figures, shapes, polygons, triangles
  • Pythagorean Theorem (#3724)
    a 24 foot ladder, leaning against a house, reaches the bottom of a window that is 20 feet above the ground. To the nearest ...
    plane figures, shapes, pythagorean theorem, right triangles, polygons, triangles, curves
  • Pythagorean Theorem (#6327)
    find the value of n in each ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Pythagorean Theorem (#9423)
    the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 24 ft. long. the length of one leg is 20ft more than the other. FInd the lengths of the legs
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Quadrilaterals (#10576)
    The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 54 ...
    quadrilaterals, shapes, plane figures
  • Radius (#3737)
    According to Kep;er's third law of planetary motion, the radyo T^2/R^3 has the same value for every planet in our solar system. R is the average radius of the orbit of the planet measured in astronomical units(AU), and T is the number of years it takes for one complete orbit of the sun. Jupiter orbits the sun in 11.86 years with an average radius of 5.2 AU, whereas Saturn orbits the sun in 29.46 years. Find the average radius of the orbit of Saturn.(One AU is the distance from the earth to the sun.)
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Radius (#4501)
    The distance from Philadelphia to Sea Isle City is 100 mi. A car was driven this
    distance using tires with a radius of 14 ...
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Radius (#8420)
    the combined area of two circles is 80 pie centimeters.  the length of the radius of one circle is twice the length of the radius of the other ...
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Rashid can paint 2 square feet of fence (#2805)
    Rashid can paint 2 square feet of fence in 10 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Rectangles (#4728)
    Find the area of the rectangle if the radius of each circle is three (drawing: rectangle containing 8 circles of equal size - 4 on top row & 4 on bottom row)
    shapes, plane figures, rectangles
  • Rectangles (#5324)
    the perimeter of a rectangle is 136 feet. the length is seven feet less than four times the width. find the length and width
    rectangles, plane figures, shapes
  • Rectangles (#5511)
    The length of a rectangle is 8 less thab the ...
    rectangles, plane figures, shapes
  • Rectangles (#5899)
    the length of a rectangle is twice its width. When the width is doubled and the length is decreased by 4ft, the perimeter is 128 sq. ...
    rectangles, plane figures, shapes
  • Rectangles (#6555)
    the length of a rectangle is 50 miles less than twice the width. the perimeter is 284 ...
    rectangles, plane figures, shapes
  • Rhombus (#4133)
    find the perimeter of the square the sum of whose diagonals are 144cm
    rhombus, plane figures, shapes
  • Right Triangles (#4246)
    a field has the shape of a right triangle. one leg is 10 meters longer than twice the length of the other leg. the hypotneuse is 4 meters longer than three times the length of the shorter leg. find the dimensions
    triangles, right triangles, polygons, curves, shapes, plane figures
  • Right Triangles (#5078)
    The longer leg of right triangle measures two feet more than twic the length of the shorter leg. The hypotenuse measures 3 feet more than twice the shorter ...
    curves, plane figures, shapes, polygons, right triangles, triangles
  • Right Triangles (#5079)
    The longer leg of right triangle measures two feet more than twice the length of the shorter leg. The hypotenuse measures 3 feet more than twice the shorter ...
    triangles, curves, polygons, plane figures, shapes, right triangles
  • Right Triangles (#3978)
    A lookout tower casts a shadow 150 feet long at the same time that the shadow of a 9 foot truck is 18 feet ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#4139)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 50 meters long.  The length of one side is 10 meters longer than the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#4703)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 40 ft long. One leg is 8 ft shorter than the other. Find the length of the legs
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#4915)
    find the area of a right triangle with legs that have measures of 10 and 15
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#5074)
    A satellite is circling 112 miles above the earth.  When the satellite is directly above point B (point at Earth crust), angle A (angle of depression to horizon, which is a tangent line) is found to be 76.6 ...
    curves, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures
  • Right Triangles (#5916)
    The angle of elevation for a point 64 meters from the base of a building to the top is 35 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#5974)
    Find the height of the triangle if the base is 20 ft and the area is 300ft2
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6026)
    A ladder is resting against a wall. The top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 9 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6317)
    a ladder 15 feet long rests against the side of a building, with the foot of the ladder 4 feet from the base of the building. Find the measure of the angle hat the ladder makes with the horizontal ground
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6320)
    Using the values A = 26į, B = 33į, h = 14, and L = 110...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6358)
    A ladder is leaning against a building so that the distance from the ground to the top of the ladder is one foot less than the length of the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6472)
    The radius of a circle is 18 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6578)
    as the hands of  aclock move from 6 am to 6 pm how many times do the hands form a triangle
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6579)
    as the hands of  a
    clock move from 6 am to 6 pm how many times do the hands form a triangle
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6593)
    If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long, and the other leg is 12 inches ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6594)
    If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long, and the other leg is 12 inches long, how many inches is the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6611)
    The sum of the angles in a triangle is 180 degrees. Ina particula triangle th efirst angle is 18 degress less thtn the secong angle, and the third angle is 70 degress. Write and solve an wquation to find the measures of te first two angles
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#6729)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25 m long. The length of one leg is 10 m less than twice the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#7044)
    The length of the hypothenuse of the right triangle is 37 cm and its area is 210 cm^2...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#7226)
    A 22 foot ladder leans against a house.  The top of the ladder is 12 feet above the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#7596)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13 cm. One of the legs is 7 cm longer than the other ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#7636)
    A 10 meter ladder is leaning aganist a building. The bottom of the ladder is 5 meters from the building. How many meters high is the top of the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#7738)
    Two ships leave port at the same time. Ship X is heading due north and Ship Y is heading due east. Twelve hours later they are 600 miles apart. If the Ship X had traveled 480 miles from the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#8442)
    A 26 ft long ladder rests against a wall. The distance from the base of the wall to the bottom of the ladder is x. The height at which the ladder rests against the wall is x + 14. Find the distance, ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#8599)
    satellites that relay telvision signals to earth cruise at a distance or about 22,200 miles above earths surface. the radius
    of earth is about 4,000 miles. find the distance a from the satellite to point T ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#8676)
    frin a point 4.5 n from the base of a wind turbine , the angles of elevaton to the top of the turbine is 87 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#8677)
    from a point 4.5 n from the base of a wind turbine , the angles of elevaton to the top of the turbine is 87 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#9025)
    A real estate developer owns a piece of land enclosed on three sides by stressts, giving it the shape of a right triangle. The hypotenuse is 8 meters longer than the longer leg, and the shorter leg is 9 meters shorter than the hypotenuse. Find the lengths of the three sides of the property
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#9230)
    A 6-foot person walked form the base of a broadcasting tower directly toward the top of the shadow cast by the tower. When the person was 132 feet from the tower and 3 feet from the top of the tower\'s shadow, the person\'s shadow started appear beyond the tower\'s shadow. Draw a right triangle to represent the problem and show the quantities and use a variable to indicate the unknown height of the tower. ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#9376)
    the length of the garden is 3 feet more than three times its width. The diagonal is 4feet more than times the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#9421)
    the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 24 ft. long. the length of one leg is 20ft more than the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#9422)
    the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 24 ft. long. the length of one leg is 20ft more than the other. FInd the lengths of the legs. Round to the nearest hundredth
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#9944)
    The perimeter of a triangle is 46 cm. The triangle is isosceles now, but if its base were lengthened by 4 cm and each leg were shortened by 7 cm, it would be ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#10106)
    A train travels 5000 meters along a track whose angle of elevation has a measurement of 3 degrees. How much did it rise during this distance
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#10220)
    The longer leg of a right triangle is ten less than three times the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 4 more than the shorter ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#10472)
    Two ships leave port at the same time, Ship X is heading due north and Ship Y is heading due east. Twelve hours later they are 600 miles apart. If the Ship X had traveled 480 miles from the ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#10664)
    if one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long, and the other leg is 12 inches ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#10758)
    A box is 3 inches by 4 inches by 1 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#10910)
    From a point on the ground the angle of elevation to a ledge on a building is 27 degrees, and the distance to the base of the building is 45 ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Right Triangles (#11035)
    A 10 meter ladder is leaning aganist a building. The bottom of the ladder is 5 meters from the building. How many meters high is the top of the ...
    geometric proofs, pythagorean theorem, triangles, right triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Sarah had an idea (#234)
    Sarah had an idea, what would happen if you put a golf ball inside a basketball? How much room would there be inside the basketball afterwards. Her golf ball has a radius of 1.68 inches while her basketball has a diameter of 9.4 ...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • The 2 parallel sides of a trapezoid (#2790)
    The 2 parallel sides of a trapezoid measures 15 meters and 2 meters. If the height of the trapezoid is 5 ...
    plane figures, area, trapezoids, shapes
  • The answer for the second angle (#2761)
    The answer for the second angle in a triangle is three times as large as the frist. the third angle is one third as large as the second angle. Find the angle ...
    triangles, polygons, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • The area of a circle (#1531)
    The area of a circle is 28 square ...
    curves, shapes, plane figures, circles, circumference
  • The area of a circle (#2300)
    The area of a circle is 28 sqaure ...
    circumference, plane figures, curves, shapes, circles
  • The area of a circle is 30 square feet (#2863)
    The area of a circle is 30 square feet. The diameter of a second circle is 2 feet shorter than that of the first ...
    circles, area, shapes, plane figures, diameter, curves
  • The area of a rectangle (#2997)
    The area of a rectangle is 54cm2. The length is 3 cm less than twice the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures, polynomials
  • The area of a trapezoid is 150 meters (#2070)
    The area of a trapezoid is 150 meters. The height is 10 meters, and one base is two meters longer than the other ...
    trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • The area of a triangle (#3232)
    The area of a triangle is 30in2. The base of the triangle measures 2 in. more than twice the height of the ...
    systems of equations, solving systems of equations, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, solving equations, systems, equations
  • The base of an 8-foot ladder (#619)
    The base of an 8-foot ladder is placed 2 feet away from a ...
    pythagorean theorem, triangles, right triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • The circumference of a bicycle (#1664)
    The circumference of a bicycle is 50.24 ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, diameter
  • The diameter of the circle (#2847)
    The diameter of the circle is 16...
    surface area, area, shapes, plane figures
  • The face of the triangular concrete panel (#2918)
    The face of the triangular concrete panel has an area of 45 meters, and its base is 3 meters longer than twice its ...
    area, shapes, plane figures, triangles, curves, polygons
  • The first Ferris wheel was built (#3125)
    The first Ferris wheel was built in 1893 in Chicago. Its diameter was 250 feet. What was the actual circumference of the Ferris wheel? Use 3...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, circumference
  • The floor of the shower recess has to be tiled (#4)
    The floor of the shower recess has to be tiled. It is 1m by 1.2 m long. The tiles to be used are 5cm wide and 10 cm long. Each tile costs 95 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • The height of a triangular sail (#2551)
    The height of a triangular sail is 4 feet more than the length of the base. If the saile has an area of 30 sq. ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • The hypotenuse of a right triangle (#169)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 2 centimeters more than the longer side of the triangle. The shorter side of the triangle is 7 centimeters less that the longer ...
    hypotenuse, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, pythagorean theorem
  • The hypotenuse of a right triangle (#196)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is twice as long as one of the legs and 10 inches longer than the ...
    hypotenuse, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, pythagorean theorem
  • The hypotenuse of a right triangle (#934)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is twice as long as one of the legs and 8 inches longer than the ...
    plane figures, hypotenuse, right triangles, shapes, triangles, polygons, curves, pythagorean theorem
  • The hypotenuse of a right triangle (#2792)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 16 in. longer than the shortest side and 2 in. longer than the
    remaining ...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, solving systems of equations, solving equations, systems of equations, equations, systems
  • The legs of a right triangle (#2087)
    The legs of a right triangle are 12 and 16 inches long, ...
    area, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • The legs of a right triangle (#2651)
    The legs of a right triangle are 5 and 7 centimeters long, respectively. What is the length of the hypotenuse? If ...
    plane figures, right triangles, pythagorean theorem, curves, shapes, polygons, triangles
  • The legs of a right triangle are 12 inches and 8 inches (#2037)
    The legs of a right triangle are 12 inches and 8 ...
    right triangles, plane figures, triangles, shapes, curves, hypotenuse, polygons, pythagorean theorem
  • The legs of a right triangle measure (#2768)
    The legs of a right triangle measure 8 centimeters and 6 centimeters. The third side measures 10 ...
    plane figures
  • The lenghts of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid (#2417)
    The lenghts of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid are shown below. if the perimeter of the trapezoid is 52 ...
    area, trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • The length of a certain rectangle (#3290)
    The length, L, of a certain rectangle is four feet more than three times its width, W. The perimeter of the rectangle is 88 ...
    solving systems of equations, rectangles, perimeter, shapes, plane figures, systems of equations, solving equations, systems, equations
  • The length of a rectangle (#2225)
    The length of a rectangle is 4 less than 3 times its width. Represent the area for this rectangle
    area, shapes, plane figures, polynomials
  • The length of a rectangle is 5 cm less (#3369)
    The length of a rectangle is 5 cm less than twice the width. If the area of the rectangle is 88 cm ...
    area, equations, plane figures, shapes, solving equations
  • The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle (#1267)
    The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is three times the length of one of the legs. The length of the other leg is the square root of 72...
    plane figures, shapes, polygons, triangles, curves, pythagorean theorem, right triangles
  • The mainsail of a lightning sailboat (#2883)
    The mainsail of a lightning sailboat is a right triangle in which the hypotenuse is called the leech. If a 24 ft tall mainsail has a leech length of 26ft and if Dacron sailcloth casts $10 per square ...
    polynomials, pythagorean theorem, area, right triangles, shapes, triangles, plane figures, curves, polygons
  • The mast of a sail boat is 18 feet high (#405)
    The mast of a sail boat is 18 feet high and the boom is 15 feet long. The gooseneck can rotate 360 ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • The measure of the largest angle (#966)
    The measure of the largest angle of a triangle is 12 degress less than the measures of the other two. The smallest angle measures 58 degress less than the largest ...
    triangles, shapes, polygons, plane figures, curves
  • The minute hand of a clock (#2955)
    The minute hand of a clock is 6 inches ...
    curves, plane figures, shapes, circles, circumference
  • The minute hand on a clock (#2787)
    The minute hand on a clock is 15cm ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, area
  • The perimeter of a rectangle (#3015)
    The perimeter of a rectangle is 80 feet. If its length is 20 feet 6 ...
    width, perimeter, rectangles, shapes, plane figures
  • The radius of a bike wheel is 17 inches (#1280)
    The radius of a bike wheel is 17 ...
    curves, circles, shapes, plane figures, circumference
  • The right angle of the triangle (#2489)
    The right angle of the triangle is 1808 feet the slope is 25,2 ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, trigonometric functions, plane figures, shapes, polygons, curves, triangles, functions
  • The sum of the measures of 3 angles of a quadrilateral (#2697)
    The sum of the measures of 3 angles of a quadrilateral is 270. Is 80 the correct measure for the fourth ...
    quadrilaterals, shapes, plane figures
  • The sum of the sides of a right triangle (#2660)
    The sum of the sides of a right triangle is 49cm and the hypotenuse is 41...
    right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, pythagorean theorem
  • The volume of the soda can (#1671)
    The volume of the soda can is fixed at 400 cubic centimeters. Use the volume with each radius to find the possible heights of different sized soda cans. Once the height column is completed calculate the surface areas. The results for radius are already given. Round the height to the nearest tenth and the surface area to the nearest whole number. The given radius are: 1 cm, 2 cm, 3 cm, 4 cm, 5 cm, 6 cm, 7 ...
    plane figures, cylinders, area, volume, shapes, surface area, curves, circles, solid figures
  • There are two similar triangles (#2207)
    There are two similar triangles. Dimensions of one are 12,16, 20, and the other's are 12,9,...
    similar triangles, polygons, plane figures, shapes, triangles, curves
  • There is a total of 1800 sq ft office space (#2518)
    There is a total of 1800 sq ft office space. The amount of space allocated per person is increased by 25 ft when 6 people are removed. How many people share this renovated space after the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • To place a 13-foot ramp against the side of a house (#2452)
    To place a 13-foot ramp against the side of a house so the ramp rest on a ledge that is 5 feet above the ...
    triangles, pythagorean theorem, curves, plane figures, shapes, right triangles, polygons
  • Tom and Carol are playing a shadow game (#2604)
    Tom and Carol are playing a shadow game. Tom is 6 feet tall and carol is 5 feet tall. If Carol stands at the shadow top of Tom's head, there is two combined shadows total 15 ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • trapezoids (#117)
    What is the perimeter of a trapezoid if the base is 10 and height is 15?
    trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • Trapezoids (#2209)
    The trapezoid has a slant length of 6 inches. The interior length is 10 inches. The bases are 5 ...
    perimeter, plane figures, trapezoids, shapes
  • Trapezoids (#10440)
    in the accompanying diagram of isosceles trapezoid DEFG, DE is parallel to GF, DE= 4x-2, EF= 3x+2, FG=  5x-3, and
    GF= 2x+5...
    trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • Trapezoids (#10659)
    find the measures of the missing angles and sides
    trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • Trapezoids (#10744)
    How many different ways can  6 trapezoids  tables be arranged
    trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • Triangles (#3727)
    The hypotenuse of a right triangle has a length of 13 cm. The sum of the lengths of the other two sides is 17 ...
    polygons, plane figures, triangles, shapes, curves
  • Triangles (#3973)
    The perimeter of a triangle is 60 cm. The longest side is 2 cm less than twice the shortest side and 11 cm greater than the other ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#4446)
    how many square feet are in a triangle 30 feet high with a 100 foot base
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#4666)
    One angle of a triangle is three times as large as another. The measure of the third angle is 40 degrees more than the smallest ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#5578)
    A flower bed is the shape of a triangle with one side twice the length of the shortest side, and the third side is 24 feet more than the length of the shortest ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#6522)
    The second angle of an architecture's triangle is three times as large as the first.  The third angle is 30 degrees more than the ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#6899)
    One side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter then the second side. The longest side is 13 and the perimeter of the triangle is 26 Find the lenght of the shortest side
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#6982)
    the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 10 inches longer than the shortest side and 5 inches longer than the remaining ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#6986)
    from a ship two lighthouses bear N. 40 degree E. After the ship has sailed 15 mi on a course of 135 degree, they bear 10 degree and 345 degree, ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#7064)
    the sum of the angles of a triamgle is 180 if one angle of a triangle is ten degrees larger than the smallest angle and the third angle is 10 degrees less than theree times the smallest angle find the measures of the three angles
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#7160)
    The height of a triangle is 3 more than the base. The area is 14cm2...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#7272)
    the sail on a sail boat is in the shape of a triangle. if the height of the sail is 5 times the length of the base and the area is 160 square feet, find the dimensions of the sail
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#7589)
    A triangle has sides in a ratio of 4:3:5...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#7613)
    michelle wants to find the height of the tallest building in her city.She stands 224 feet away from the building. there is a tree 33 feet in front of her,which she knows is 16 feet ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#7626)
    The base of a triangle is 5 inches less than the height. The area of the triangle is 18in^2...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#8441)
    The triangle an area of 115 units ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#9384)
    A right triangle has its hypotenuse one cm more than twice the length of the shortest side. The other side is 7cm longer than the shortest ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#9518)
    A tree on a hillside casts a shadow x  ft down the hill, where x=185.
    If the angle of inclination of the hillside is y (where y= 26 degrees ) to the horizontal
    and the angle of elevation of the sun is z (where z is 53 degrees)...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#10136)
    A tree casts a shadow that is 4 meters long when a meter-stick casts a shadow 1.8 meters ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#10319)
    A triangleflower bed has one side twice the length of the shortest side.The third side is 30 feet longer then the shortest side. If the perimeter of the triangle flower bed is 102 ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Triangles (#10814)
    In an isosceles triangle, the measure of one angle is three times the measure of one of the congruent ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Two satellites are orbiting earth (#250)
    Two satellites are orbiting earth. The path of one has the equation x2 +y2 = 2250000. The orbit of the other is 200 km farther fro the centre of earth. In one ...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Two ships leave port at same time (#996)
    Two ships leave port at same time. Ship x is heading due north and ship y is heading due east. Twelve hours later they are 600 miles apart. If the ship x had traveled 480 miles from the ...
    pythagorean theorem, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Two triangles are similar (#1169)
    Two triangles are similar. One triangle is 4,2,3 the second one is 12,9,6.
    Which fraction represents the ratio of the lengths of the sides of the small triangle to the lengths of the large triangle?
    Is it  1/3 , 4/9, 1/2...
    shapes, polygons, plane figures, triangles, similar triangles, curves
  • What is the area and perimeter (#2776)
    What is the area and perimeter of a fence that is 5 yards long and 3 yards wide?
    area, perimeter, shapes, plane figures
  • What is the area of a trapezoid (#1396)
    What is the area of a trapezoid if the base is 10 and the height is 6
    trapezoids, shapes, plane figures
  • What is the surface area (#2150)
    What is the surface area of a cylinder that is 4 foot radius and 35 feet long?
    solid figures, curves, cylinders, area, surface area, circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes
  • When you buy a TV (#781)
    When you buy a TV, the size refers to the diagonal.  You have a cabinet that is 40 inches by 50 inches.  You want to buy a 72 inch Plasma High Definition TV to watch the Super ...
    triangles, right triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Wilbur Wrong is flying his remote-control plane (#933)
    Wilbur Wrong is flying his remote-control plane in a circle with a radius of 28 meters. His brother, Orville Wrong, clocks the plane at 16 seconds per ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves

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