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Area of an isosceles triangle and volume of a prism.

If I have a right prism with the prism height being 8 and the prism base being an isosceles triangle with a base of 3 (sides of 6) what is the lateral area and the volume of the prism, also what is the triangle's height by using the Pythagorean theorem?

Find the area covered by the chemical retardant.

1) In mountain communities, helicopters drop chemical retardants over areas which approximate the shape of an isosceles triangle having a vertex angle of 38 degrees. The angle is included by two sides, each measuring 20 ft. Find the area covered by the chemical retardant. 2) The chemical retardants are freight shipped from

Geometry : Hexagon and Football

1. Show the necessary steps for finding the length of each side of a regular hexagon if opposite sides from midpoint to midpoint are 18 inches apart. 2. Without cutting or destroying a football, how would you find the area and volume of a football. Include any necessary formulas and measurements to implement your idea.

Triangle Word Problem Using Bearings

A surveyor finds that a tree on the opposite bank of a river has a bearing of N 22 degrees 30'E from a certain point and a bearing of N 15 degrees W from a point 400 feet downstream. Find the width of the river.

Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life

See attached file for full problem description. Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life. Estimating heights of objects, finding distances, and calculating areas and volumes are commonplace. One of the most fundamental theorems in geometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, allows us to make many of these calculations

Proof involving equilateral triangle

I need to see a construction and proof. Let (triangle DEF) be equilateral triangle and Q is a point inside. Prove that the sum of the three distances from Q to each side is equal to the altitude DD'.

Writing Functions from Word Problems

20. A wire 10 meters long is to be cut into two pieces. One piece will be shaped as an equilateral triangle, and the other piece will be shaped as a circle. a. Express the total area A enclosed by the pieces of wire as a function of the length x of a side of the equilateral triangle. b. What is the domain of A? c. Grap

Solving Radical Equations and Finding Side of a Cube Given Volume

1) Solve the following equations. a) sqrt(x) - 1 = 4 b) sqrt(x^3) = 8 c) third root of x^2 = 4 2) Is sqrt(x^2) an identity (true for all values of x)? Answer: Explain your answer in this space. 3) For the equation x - sqrt(x) = 0, perform the following: a) Solve for all values of x that satisfies the equatio

Explain matrices and triangles

Researchers at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho coordinate many of the firefighting efforts necessary to battle wildfires in the western United States. In an effort to dispatch firefighters for containment, scientists and meteorologists attempt to forecast the direction of the fires. Some of this data can be

Triangle construction....

1. Show how to construct a triangle given the length of one side, the distance from an adjacent vertex to the incenter and the radius of the incircle. 2. Show how to construct a triangle ABC given the length of side BC and the altitudes from B and C

Constructions of Triangles for Midpoints

1. Show how to constract a triangle given the 3 midpoints of its side. 2. Show how to construct a triangle given the lenght of one side, the size of an adjacent angle and the lenght of the median from that angle.

Diagonals of Quadrilaterals

1- prove that the diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other at right angels. 2- prove that diagonals of a kite or dart (possibly extended) intersect at right angels. (Note: kite is a convex quadrilateral in which 2 pairs of adjacent sides are congruent dart is a non convex quadrilateral in which 2 pairs of adjacent sides are

Open-Jaw Inequality

Prove the first half of the open-jaw inequality where the point G lies inside triangle DEF i.e. show that if x less than y => AC < DF. Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems.

Right Triangles

A right triangle is a triangle with one angle measuring 90°. In a right triangle, the sides are related by Pythagorean Theorem, , where c is the hypotenuse (the side opposite the 90° angle). How do I find the hypotenuse when the other 2 sides' measurements are 6 feet and 8 feet.

Geometry Proofs : Triangles, Bisectors and Midpoints

1- Given triangle as shown (infigure 241W) with AF = 1/4 AB, AE = 1/3 and BE Intersect CF = O (BE has ray bar on top and CF has distance bar on top) prove that AO hits BC At its midpoint. 2- Use Ceva's theorem to prove that the internal bisectors of the angles of a triangle are concurrent (cevas theorem: given triangle AB

Internal bisectors and incenter of a triangle

1- Given triangle ABC, prove that an internal bisectors of an angle of a triangle divides the opposite sides (internally) into two segments proportional to the adjacent sides of the triangle. That is prove that DB/DC = AB/AC. (D is the point where e internal bisector of <A meets with BC) 2- Given triangle ABC with in-center

Geometry

Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life. Estimating heights of objects, finding distances, and calculating areas and volumes are commonplace. One of the most fundamental theorems in geometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, allows us to make many of these calculations. The Pythagorean Theorem states that the square of

Pascal's Triangle Representation

(See attached file for full problem description) --- The question is =========== Let S_(n,0), S_(n,1), and S_(n,2) represent the sums of every third element in the nth row of Pascal's Triangle beginning on the left. For example: Row 5: 1 5 10 10 5 1 So, S_(5,0) = 1 + 10 = 11 S_(5,1) = 5 + 5 = 10 S_(5,2) =

Shortest Path Problem

1 a. Three cities are at the vertices of and equilateral triangle of unit length. Flying Executive Airlines needs to supply connecting services between these three cities. What is the minimum length of the two routes needed to supply the connecting service? 1 b. Now suppose Flying Executive Airlines adds a hub at the "cen

Geometry Application Word Problems

Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life. Estimating heights of objects, finding distances, and calculating areas and volumes are commonplace. One of the most fundamental theorems in geometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, allows us to make many of these calculations. The Pythagorean Theorem states that the square of

Area, Volume and Worker Efficiency

1. Volume of a container. A cubic shipping container had a volume of 3 cubic meters. The height was decreased by a whole number of meters and the width was increased by a whole number of meters so that the volume of the container is now a3+2a2- 3a cubic meters. By how many meters were the height and width changed? 2. Worker e

Several Geometry problems

(See attached file for full problem description and diagrams) --- Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life. Estimating heights of objects, finding distances, and calculating areas and volumes are commonplace. One of the most fundamental theorems in geometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, allows us to make many of

Fibonacci Sequence Proofs, Pascal's Triangle and Binomial Coefficients

Practice problem 1 Fn is the Fibonacci sequence (f0 = 0, f1 = 1, fn+1 = fn + fn-1). By considering examples, determine a formula for the following expressions, and then verify the formula. a. f0 + f2 + f4 + ...+f2n b. f0 - f1 + f2 - f3 + ...+(-1)n fn --------------------------------------------- Practice proble

Geometric Series : Infinite Series of Circles inside Equilateral Triangles

An equilateral triangle is inscribed in a circle of radius 100. The area of the circle which lies outside of the triangle is shaded. The process continues to infinity. What is the radius for the second area/ third area/ fourth area? Side of first area/ side of second area/ side of third area/ side of fourth area? Area

Word Angle Problem and Sum of Measures of Acute Angles

Find the sum of the measures of the five acute angles that maup up this star...... OK so for this I noticed the 5 triangles that make up the star so i multiplied 180 x 5=900 Then to get the acute angles I did 180/5 and got 36... So the triangle measure would be 72 + 72 +36=180 Acute angles = 36....??? Second problem..

Geometry Proof: Isoceles Triangle

1.Given: B is the midpoint of AC BD is perpendicular to AC Prove Triangle ADC is isosceles (hint: first prove triangle CBD is congruent to triangle ABD) The second part uses to same diagram Given DB is perp to AC AD is congruent to DC m of angle C is 70 degrees Find measure of ADB