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The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

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A right triangle has one leg that measures 7 inches, and the second leg measures 10 inches. How long is the hypotenuse?

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1. A right triangle has one leg that measures 13 centimeters, and the hypotenuse is 17 centimeters. How long is the missing leg?

2. A flat screen television has a 50 inch diagonal and a height of 25 inches. How wide is the television?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Pythagorean Theorem is an important mathematical concept and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge on it. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on your ability to use this theorem in word problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz, you will be tested on:

  • The width of a television
  • Size elements of a baseball field
  • A Pythagorean Triple

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you have drawn and retained the most important information on the Pythagorean Theorem from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem to demonstrate your ability to use it
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Pythagorean Theorem

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Discuss the basics of this theorem
  • Discuss the Pythagorean Theorem in real-life examples
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