# Solving for Geometry Word Problems

a. A certain wheel has a diameter of 98 inches. If that wheel travels for 108 revolutions, then.

Questions: How many years has it gone? (use 22/7 for pi)

b. A regular hexagon and an equilateral triangle are equal in area. The perimeter of the triangle is 36.

Question: How long is one side of the hexagon?

c. The base of a certain triangle is increased by 20% and the altitude to that base is decreased by 40%.

Question: By what percent is that area changed? Is It Increased or Decreased?