Tag: Pythagorean theorem

Angle inscribed in a semicircle

To solve the two problems below you need to know 1) The area of a circle is Πr2, with r as radius and that the area of a semicircle is of course  half of the circle, ½Πr2 and 2) the theorem the angle  in a semicircle theorem. Problem 1 Prove that the area of the solid…

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Area of an Equilateral Triangle

Somebody left this in my message box: Problem If a triangle is an equilateral triangle with 3m and you are not given the perpendicular length of a triangle, how do you calculate the area of a triangle? Obviously the sender know that the perpendicular length aka height or altitude of the triangle is needed to…

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