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Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A right triangle has one leg that measures 7 inches, and the second leg measures 10 inches. How long is the hypotenuse?

Question 2 2. If two sides of a right triangle measures 6 and 8 inches, what does the hypotenuse measure?

Question 3 3. A baseball diamond has 90 feet between each base. How far will the catcher (standing at home plate) throw the ball across the diagonal to the second baseman at 2nd base?

Question 4 4. Who is credited with proving the Pythagorean Theorem?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true?

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Question 6 6. Jerry wants to buy a TV online, but the ad for the TV he wants to buy does not say what the screen size is. He knows that TV screens are measured diagonally. This image shows the length and width of the screen, so he decides to use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the diagonal screen size. What is the screen size of the TV that Jerry wants to buy (to the nearest inch)?

Question 7 7. A right triangle has one leg that measures 13 centimeters, and the hypotenuse is 17 centimeters. How long is the missing leg?

Question 8 8. You are standing at the point (2,3) on a graph. Which point is closer: (-1,2) or (4,6)?

Question 9 9. Which of the following measurements produces a valid right triangle?

Question 10 10. What is the Pythagorean Theorem and how is it used?

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Question 11 11. A triangle has side lengths 0.3, 0.4, and 0.5. Do these side lengths form a Pythagorean Triple?

Question 12 12. Which of the following triangles will the Pythagorean Theorem work for?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the equation for the Pythagorean Theorem?

Question 14 14. A flat screen television has a 50 inch diagonal and a height of 25 inches. How wide is the television?

Question 15 15. Find the shortest distance between a and b by drawing a line connecting them and using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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