Special Right Triangles: Types and Properties


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If the hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 triangle is 18, approximately how long is the short leg?

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1. If the long leg of a 30-60-90 triangle is 23, approximately how long is the short leg?

2. If the short leg of a 30-60-90 triangle is 6, approximately how long is the hypotenuse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a series of math problems. You will be given a particular type of right triangle. You will then need to identify the length of a particular side of the triangle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on these topics:

  • Special right triangles
  • Short legs
  • Hypotenuse

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related special right triangles lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve special right triangles practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding short legs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the hypotenuse

Additional Learning

You should also make sure to read the related lesson Special Right Triangles: Types and Properties. The corresponding lesson will cover the following:

  • Exploring types of right triangles
  • Explaining 30-60-90 right triangles
  • Characterizing 45-45-90 right triangles
  • Practicing solving special right triangle problems