# Solving Right Triangles Using Trigonometry & the Pythagorean Theorem

Instructions:

question 1 of 3

### Which of the following shapes can the Pythagorean Theorem apply to

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### 2. If the two legs of a triangle are 3 and 8, what is the hypotenuse?

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Right triangles have some unique qualities. This quiz/worksheet will emphasize the Pythagorean Theorem's factors and trigonometry.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The specific aim of this practice examination is to ask you about:

• Shapes you can use the Pythagorean Theorem with
• The way the elements of the Pythagorean Theorem fit together
• How to determine the hypotenuse
• How to determine the length of different triangle legs

## Skills Practiced

• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about right triangles in a different light
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the way the Pythagorean Theorem works and interpret it correctly
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding trigonometry