Wednesday

November 25, 2015
Number of results: 28,311

**Math (Proportions)**

3. The ratio of the altitude of a triangle to the length of its base is 5:12. Calculate the altitude if the length of the base is 42mm. 17.5 length/base= 5/12=x/42= 17.5
*October 18, 2013 by Jerald*

**geometry**

given: line DF congruent line EF; line DF perpendicular line AB; line EF perpendicular BC. prove line BF bisects angle ABC
*September 27, 2011 by Anonymous*

**maths**

if bisector of any angle of triangle bisects he opposite side then it is isoceles triangle
*November 2, 2010 by abhiskar*

**Trigonometry**

Triangle ABC is a right triangle with right angle at C. CD is perpendicular to AB. BC=4 and CD=1. find the area of the triangle ABC.
*September 8, 2012 by Roy*

**Trigonometry**

ABC is a right triangle with AB = 2, BC = 3\sqrt{5}, AC = 7 and \angle ABC = 90^\circ. If \cos \angle BAC = \frac{a}{b}, where a and b are coprime positive integers, what is the value of a + b?
*March 27, 2013 by Dan*

**Math**

Answer with Always, Sometimes or Never True. Kindly explain why so that I can understand. Thanks. 1. An interior angle and an exterior angle of a triangle are supplementary. 2. The bisector of an angle of an isosceles triangle is also a perpendicular bisector. 3. The sum of ...
*January 22, 2015 by Millie*

**angles**

one angle of an isosceles triangle is 40 degrees. what are the two possible sizes for the larger angle(s) in this triangle?
*May 31, 2011 by montana*

**Geometry**

In quadrilateral exam EA intersects XM at G and XM bisects angle EXA and angle EMA Prove EG is congruent to GA Can you please help me
*December 23, 2014 by Kiki*

**geometry**

Isosceles triangle ABC has vertices at A(0, 0), B(8, 0), and C(x, 12). The value of x could be
*January 12, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Geometry**

Isosceles triangle ABC has vertices at A(0, 0), B(8, 0), and C(x, 12). The value of x could be
*March 8, 2012 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

Use the figure to answer the following questions. figure for questions 13 1. Name a pair of complementary angles. (1 point) angle sign1 and angle sign4 angle sign1 and angle sign2 angle sign3 and angle sign4 angle sign1 and angle sign6 2. If mangle sign1 = 37, what is the ...
*February 15, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

The base of an isosceles triangle is four less than the sum of the lengths of the legs. If the perimeter of the triangle is 44, find the length of the three sides of the triangle.[ Only an algebraic solution will be accepted ]
*July 27, 2013 by vincent*

**geometry**

In an isosceles triangle, if a base angle has a measure of 43 degrees, then the vertex angle must have a measure of 80 degrees as well.
*November 1, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math- Geometry Proofs**

What are some ways to prove that a triange is isoscles? i have to make a two column proof based on a problem. What is the exact problem I need help with my geometry homework. We are doing proofs and i need some help because proofs are really hard!! def. isosceles -or- if two ...
*November 21, 2006 by Jenny*

**Math**

Two isosceles triangles have perimeters of 8 and 15 centimeters, respectively. They have the same base length, but the legs (the non base sides) of the larger triangle are twice as long as the legs of the smaller triangle. For each triangle, what is the length of a leg?
*January 1, 2013 by Bay*

**Geometry**

In right triangle ABC, the median to the hypotenuse has length 15 units and the altitude to the hypotenuse has length 12 units. What is the legth of the shorter leg of triangle ABC?
*January 6, 2011 by Jake*

**maths**

Choose three options which are true: a) an angle of 150 degrees is equivalent to 2pie/3 radians. b) Cos 0 = cos (0 pie/2) for al values of 0. c) Sin 0 = cos (0 pie/2) for all values of 0. d) If triangle ABC has a right angle at B, then sin A = cos C e) In any triangle ABC...
*May 20, 2007 by sarah*

**Math**

the altitude, AD, to the hypotenuse BC of right triangle ABC divides the hypotenuse into segments that are 8 and 10 cm long. find the length of the altitude.
*October 19, 2013 by anae*

**trigo**

In a right tringle ,angle ABC has a value of 37 degree while its opposite side is equal to 5,where angle c=90 degree Find A.)Remaining sides of the triangle B.)Angle ABC using any trigonometry Functions
*July 12, 2011 by William john*

**MATHS**

In triangle ABC, BC is produced to D. If angle ACD = 110 degree and angle ABC = 70 degree. Find angle BAC. Give reason.
*March 12, 2012 by Job*

**Geometry: Ms. Sue or Steve or someone help please?**

Given a triangle ABC with A(6b,6c) B(0,0) and C (6a,0), prove that the medians of the triangle are concurrent at a point that is two thirds of the way from any vertex to the midpoint of the opposite side. I'm not sure how to prove this. I tried and when I got to finding the ...
*October 24, 2013 by Cecilia*

**Precalculus**

The sides of an isosceles triangle are 10 cm, 10 cm, and 12 cm. A rectangle is inscribed in the triangle with one side on the triangle's base. The other two vertices of the rectangle are on the triangle's legs. Find the Maximum Area of the Rectangle.
*November 18, 2012 by Georges*

**geometry**

I can't figure out this problem, help would be much appreciated! Suppose line BC bisects angle ABE, and D is the interior of angle ABC. If m-angle CBD=28 degrees, and m-angle ABE=136 degrees, find m-ABD.
*April 26, 2012 by bleach*

**Math**

Prove that if the sides of one angle are parallel to the sides of another angle, the angles are congruent. Given: BA||ED, BC||EF, AND BEG Prove:angle ABC is congruent to angle DEF
*March 3, 2015 by Serenity *

**Math**

Triangle ABC is an isosceles triangle If the measure of B is 37 degrees what is the measure of C? A.37 B.53 C.106 D.143 I think it's A or C?
*February 26, 2013 by Lance*

**Geometry**

Write an indirect proof that an obtuse triangle does not have a right angle. Given: Triangle RST is an obtuse triangle. Prove: Triangle RST does not have a right angle. Let angle S be an obtuse angle. Assume Triangle RST has a right angle. Let angle R be a right angle. Use ...
*November 18, 2010 by chica*

**algebra**

Find the number of degrees in the measure of one of the base angles of an isosceles triangle, if the measure of the vertex angle is 36 degrees less than the sum of the measures of the base angles.
*January 14, 2011 by mw*

**geometry**

Find the number of degrees in the measure of one of the base angles of an isosceles triangle, if the measure of the vertex angle is 36 degrees less than the sum of the measures of the base angles.
*January 14, 2011 by lorie*

**math**

the measures of the interior angles of a triangle are x,y and 2x respectively. if the triangle is isosceles, what is one possible measure of an angle of this triangle, in degrees?
*July 24, 2013 by anonymous*

**MATH**

the measures of the interior angles of a triangle are x,y and 2x respectively. if the triangle is isosceles, what is one possible measure of an angle of this triangle, in degrees?
*July 24, 2013 by Help!!*

**geometry**

find the length of ab & bc of a triangle abc having given the length of ac = 28inch, angle abc = 90, angle bac =30,, angle acb = 60
*January 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**geometry**

8. iN triangle ABC, a point D is on AC so that AB=AD. ANGLE ABC - ANGLE ACB = 30. IND ANGLE CBD. PLEASE TELL ME WHAT TO DO. I BEG YOU. PLEASE
*October 22, 2013 by nicole*

**geometry**

the transamerica pyramid building shown in the photograph has four faces shaped like isosceles triangles. The measure of a base angle of one of these triangles is about 85. What is the approximate measure of the vertex angle of the triangle?
*January 17, 2012 by alex*

**Math**

Triangle ABC is similar to triangle APQ, with angle CBA equal to angle QPA and angle A common to both triangles. The lengths of sides AB, AP and PQ are 90 cm, 60 cm and 30 cm. Calculate the length of side BC.
*June 4, 2010 by Golkhadi nep*

**Math**

Again i wrote the question wrong. 4. Classify the triangle with angles measuring 69, 42, and 69. A. right B. equilateral C. isosceles acute D. isosceles obtuse You said isosceles but i didn't know whether it was C or D. Here's one more. 3. Classify the triangle with side ...
*January 22, 2013 by Jman*

**geometry**

There is no need to ask the same question over and over. How do I find the vertex angle of an isosceles triangle with base angles of (4x-9) and (3x+2).
*August 16, 2007 by bobpursley*

**Geometry**

Find the measure of each side of isosceles triangle ABC with AB = BC if AB = 4y , BC = 3y + 2 , and AC = 3y.
*October 19, 2010 by Rhonda*

**math (please help)!**

Geometry ***(PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWER)*** 1. If triangle RST = triangle NPQ, which of the following is true? A.) R = P B.) R = Q C.) T = P D.) T = Q <----- My Answer! 2. Given triangle RST = triangle NPQ, RT = 7x - 5, NQ = 5x + 11, find the length of RT and NQ...
*November 15, 2013 by Shadyy*

**math**

in an equilateral triangle ABC,O is any point in the interior of the triangle.From O perpendiculars are drawn to the sides.prove that sum of these perpendiculars is constant for any triangle
*December 2, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Geometry **

In the diagram below, the length of the legs AC and BC of right triangle ABC are 6 cm and 8 cm, respectively. Altitude CD is drawn to the hypotenuse of △ABC. What is the length of AD to the nearest tenth of a centimeter?
*June 18, 2012 by Alma*

**Math**

The altitude of a triangle is 2cm longer than its base. The area of the triangle is 60 cm*2. What are the dimensions of the triangle?
*May 26, 2014 by Lorrie*

**Math**

Ray AF bisects angle DAB, Ray AE bisects angle DAF, and ray AD bisects angle CAF. Draw a picture that represents this situation. (I drew a picture but I still do not understand.) If the measure of angle DAB=x, find the measure of angle BAC. Answer choices: 3x over 4 , 6x, or ...
*November 7, 2008 by Emma*

**math**

Write a sequence of transformations that maps triangle ABC onto triangle A''B''C''. -------------------------------------- A in ABC is 1,9, B in ABC is 3,12, and C in ABC is 4,4. A'' in A''B''C'' is 3,-3, B'' in A''B''C'' is 5,-6, and C'' in A''B''C'' is 6,2.
*January 23, 2013 by kayla*

**Math**

1. The base of an isosceles triangle is 14 cm in length and the angle opposite the base measures 86 degrees. Find the length of each of the congruent sides. 2. A ski slope has a 42 degrees incline and 170 yard long. Find the vertical drop.
*February 4, 2014 by Tsunayoshi*

**sanket study centre**

In triangle ABC p,q,r such that they lie interior of triang ABC and AP=AR and all the three sides of triangle PQR are scalan if area of triangle PQR is 100 then find area of triangle ABC
*November 11, 2015 by sanjay*

**GEOMETRY**

The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
*November 16, 2013 by BARBIE LEE*

**geometry**

The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
*November 17, 2013 by barbie lee*

**geometry easy**

The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
*November 17, 2013 by barbie lee*

**isosceles triangle**

An isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two equal sides. Find AB, BC and AC. Determine if the triangle is isoseles or not based on the lengths of the three sides. can someone show me how to solve?please The triangle is isosceles if AB = BC, or BC = AC, or AB = AC. Without...
*July 26, 2007 by Jim*

**maths**

Choose three options which are true: a) an angle of 150 degrees is equivalent to 2pie/3 radians. b) Cos 0 = cos (0 pie/2) for al values of 0. c) Sin 0 = cos (0 pie/2) for all values of 0. d) If triangle ABC has a right angle at B, then sin A = cos C e) In any triangle ABC...
*June 8, 2007 by kat*

**math**

the length of the base of a triangle is 4 times its altitude. if the area of a triangles is 162cm2 find the altitude
*February 11, 2011 by annette*

**math**

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*March 13, 2013 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

ABC and DCB are right angles .That A and D respectively.And AC=DB. Prove that angle ABC is equal to angle DCB?
*August 15, 2012 by TUHITUHI*

**Math**

The legs of an isosceles triangle measures 2x^4+2x-1 units. The perimeter of the triangle is 5x^4-2x^3+x-3 units. Write a polynomial that represents the measure of the base of the triangle.
*March 12, 2013 by Ally*

**Math**

The legs of an isosceles triangle measures 2x^4+2x-1 units. The perimeter of the triangle is 5x^4-2x^3+x-3 units. Write a polynomial that represents the measure of the base of the triangle.
*March 12, 2013 by Ally*

**Algebra**

The legs of an isosceles triangle are 0.3 foot less than twice the base. The perimeter of the triangle is 4.9 feet. What is the length of one of the triangles legs?
*May 1, 2015 by William*

**MATH trigonometry **

in an isosceles triangle the vertex angle measures 90 degrees and the length of each congruent leg is 5√2. whats the length of the base?
*February 10, 2010 by sara*

**geometry**

An obtuse isosceles triangle has one angle with a measure of (2x) degrees and another angle (5x) degress. What is the measure of the third angle of the triangle?
*March 31, 2015 by Jen*

**Math**

If the base of an isosceles triangle is decreased by 40% and its height is increased by 10%, then what is the percent change in the area of the triangle?
*January 8, 2008 by Sandi*

**GEOMETRY**

Which statement is the contrapositive of the following conditional: If a triangle is isosceles, then it has 2 congruent sides. a. If a triangle does not have 2 congruent sides, then it is not isosceles. b. If a triangle is isosceles, then it does not have 2 congruent sides. c...
*February 21, 2012 by LAUREN*

**math**

The base of an isosceles triangle is 4/3 cm.the perimeter of the triangle is 4 2/15cm. What is the length of either of the remaining equal sides
*December 16, 2011 by Gousia*

**math**

The base of an isosceles triangle is 4/3 cm.the perimeter of the triangle is 4 2/15cm. What is the length of either of the remaining equal sides
*December 16, 2011 by Gousia*

**geometry triangles**

The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
*November 16, 2013 by BARBIE LEE*

**Math Geometry**

A triangle has vertices P(a,b), Q(c,d), and R(e,f). You are asked to prove that the image triangle angle P'Q'R' of triangle angle PQR after reflection across the y-axis is congruent to the preimage. What coordinates should you use for the vertices of triangle measurements P'Q'...
*January 28, 2009 by Tracy*

**Calculus**

An isosceles triangle, whose base is the interval from (0,0) to (c,0), has its vertex on the graph of f(x)=12-x^2. For what value of c does the triangle have maximum area?
*January 24, 2008 by Anonymous*

**math**

The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 16 in. The area of the triangle is 12 sq in. If the base is x in, the height is 4 in and the legs are y in, find the length of the three sides.
*January 5, 2012 by Beatrice*

**trigonometry**

an isosceles triangle is inscribe in aradius 100 in .find the angles of the triangle if it is base subtends an arc of 143.7 in
*November 28, 2012 by jophy*

**maths**

the base if an isosceles triangle is 4/3cm. the perimeter of the triangle is 4 2/15cm. what is the length of either of the remaining equal sides
*April 11, 2015 by Anonymous*

**geometry**

the base of an isoscels triangle is 4x long. the altitude to the base is 3x cm long. Find the length of one other side of the triangle
*February 23, 2012 by sara*

**math**

In any triangle the sum of the measures of the angles is 180. In triangle ABC, A is three times as large as B and also 16 larger than C. Find the measures of each angle. I also would like to know how to solve these problems: In isosceles trapezoid ABCD, the longer base, AB is ...
*October 4, 2008 by Faye*

**math please help **

Medians line AX and line BY of triangle ABC are perpendicular at point G. Prove that AB = CG. In your diagram, <AGB should appear to be a right angle. Not sure what i need to do for this...
*April 23, 2015 by Jenna*

**Geometry**

the legs of an isosceles triangle have lengths 2x+4 and x-8 the base has length 5x-2 whats teh lenght of base
*December 1, 2011 by Purple*

**geometry**

In an isosceles triangle, the measure of the vertex angle is 4x. The measure of each base angle is 2x + 10. What is the actual measure of the vertex angle?
*August 8, 2010 by monique*

**geometry**

You have isosceles triangle WXY and segment WZ is the perpendicular bisector of segment XY. You have to prove triangle WXY isosceles in only three steps using the theorem: If a point is on the perpendicular bisector of a segment, then it is equidistant from the endpoints of ...
*November 10, 2010 by Michele*

**Geometry**

Indirect Proofs Prove a triangle cannot have 2 right angles. 1) Given triangle ABC. 2) Assume angle A and angle B are both right angles is true by one of two possibilities (it is either true or false, so we assume it is true) This is my first time to do indirect proofs, so if ...
*November 18, 2010 by chica*

**Math**

Could anyone help me udnerstand the base angle theorem and the converse base angle theorem better?..I don't wuite understand them, and I have homework on it. Marie: The base angle theorem: If in a triangle two of the side are equal length, then the angles opposite the sides ...
*December 19, 2006 by Marie*

**Geometry **

In triangle abc angle a=3x+40 angle b= 8x+35 and angle c=10x Which is the longest side of the triangle, ab, ac or bc?
*April 12, 2012 by Mirielle*

**math**

the perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 30 inches. the legs are 1/3 as long as the base. set up an equation to find each side length of the triangle.
*November 17, 2008 by jazz*

**geometry**

The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 42 cm . its base is 2/3 times the sum of the equal sides . find the length of each side and the area of the triangle.
*December 30, 2010 by saurav kumar*

**Mathematics**

An isosceles triangles, such that the vertical angle is 4times the size of the base angle.what is the size of the base angle with illustration
*March 1, 2015 by Tina*

**Geometry**

Ray BD bisects angle ABC. Find angle ABD if angle ABD = (6x+4) degrees and angle DBC = (8x-4) degrees
*September 10, 2012 by Victoria*

**math geometry**

what conclusion states the equality of the measures of two angles for CD bisects angle ABC?
*June 3, 2012 by rebecca*

**Maths**

wHAT IS A TRIANGLE WITH TWO SIDE EQUAL CALLED? isosceles triangle Isosceles Triangle
*November 24, 2006 by Samantha*

**calculus optimization max min**

find the dimensions of the rectangular area of maximum area which can be laid out within a triangle of base 12 and altitude 4 if one side of the rectangle lies on the base of the triangle thanks
*October 19, 2010 by Oswaldo*

**Geometry**

ABC is an isosceles triangle where AB = AC and BC = 60. D is a point on BC such that the perpendicular distance from D to AB and AC is 16 and 32, respectively. What is the length of AB?
*March 26, 2013 by Dan*

**geometry**

Basic Geometry 1. Find the perimeter of a rectangle 19 cm long by 27.8 cm wide. 2. In triangle ABC, angle A = 47, and angle B = 8. Find angle C. 3. Find the perimeter of a triangle with sides of length 28 cm, 47 cm and 19 cm. 4. In triangle FGH, angle F = 32, and angle G = ...
*March 1, 2011 by shirley*

**geometry**

The measure of an exterior angle of an isosceles triangle is x degrees. What are the possible angle measures of the triangle in terms of x? Describe all the possible values of x.
*November 6, 2011 by Anonymous*

**geometry**

In triangle ABC, X and Y are the midpoints of BC and AC, respectively. The perpendicular bisectors of BC and AC intersect at a point O inside the triangle. If angle C = 47 degrees, then find the measure of angle XOY?
*June 5, 2015 by Julie*

**geometry**

can one tell if two triangles are congruent if they are given only the angles and all of them are congruent to one another? (Example below) triangle ABC and triangle DEF with angle A congruent to angle D, angle B congruent to angle E, and angle C congruent to angle F
*October 6, 2008 by Casey*

**Analytic geometry - finding point by intersect lin**

I have a triangle ABC. The slope of AB is -1/ab, the slope of AC is -1/ac, and the slope of BC is -1/ac. My question is, I have 3 lines: Altitude from A to BC, altitude from B to AC, and altitude from C to AB. I know their slope because it is just -1/slope. But I want to know ...
*March 5, 2013 by Knights*

**Area of a triangle plz help**

|BM|,|CN| are altitude of a triangle ABC if AB=3.5 AC=3.2 BN=2.1 calculate the area of the triangle and hence find |CN|.......show working plz i don't no it
*October 19, 2015 by Collins*

**Math**

In right triangle ABC, altitude CD is drawn to hypotenuse AB. If AD equals 4 and AC exceeds DB by 1, find DB. It is from a worksheet about proportions in a right triangle.
*February 21, 2010 by Emily*

**geometry/trigonometry**

Triangle ABC is similar to triangle APQ with angle CBA equal to angle QPA and angle A common to both triangles. the length of sides AB, AP and PQ are 90cm,60cm and 30 cm. calculate the length of the side BC
*June 20, 2010 by lee pearce*

**algebra-trig help asap**

An isosceles triangle has a base 36 cm long and a base of 65 degrees. Find its perimeter. I'm not sure if this is right but my answer is 1250.4 in^2
*May 5, 2012 by missy*

**Trigonometry**

triangle ABC is isosceles, with AB=AC=15cm , and m<A = 150. What is the exact length of BC without using trigonmetry?
*December 1, 2012 by Rachel*

**Genius Math**

Triangle ABC has AC=BC, angle ACB=96 degrees. D is a point in ABC such that angle DAB=18 degrees and angleDBA=30 degrees. What is the measure in degrees of angle ACD? I got 42 degrees!
*December 24, 2013 by Anonymous*

**geometry **

triangle ABC is isosceles with AC = BC and <ACB = 106 degrees. Point M is in the interior of the triangle so that <MAC = 7 degrees and <MCA = 23 degrees. Find the number of degrees in <CMB
*March 24, 2015 by G*

**GEOMETRY**

Which statement is contrapositive of the conditional: If a triangle is isosceles, then it has 2 congruent sides. 1. If a triangle does not have 2 congruent sides, then it is not isosceles. 2. If a triangle is isosceles, then it does not have 2 congruent sides. 3. If a triangle...
*February 20, 2012 by Tyler*

**maths**

In triangle abc, angle abc= deg,bc= and ab=(+10) ;find the value of x
*April 19, 2014 by johan*

**geometry**

In triangle ABC, AB=5 cm, BC=12 cm and angle ABC=90 degree, calculate the length of AC.
*September 28, 2014 by Bhuvanesh. D*