Pythagorean Theorem Apps Quiz

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Pythagorean Theorem Quizzes & Trivia

Using the pythagorean theorem to solve word problems


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which set of dimensions is a pythagorean triple?
    • A. 

      6 in, 8 in, 10 in

    • B. 

      10 in, 15 in, 18 in

    • C. 

      15 in, 25 in, 30 in

    • D. 

      18 in, 24 in, 27 in

  • 2. 
    A square gardin with sides of 8 feet is going to be divided in half by a diagonal.  A 2-foot high fence will seperate teh two parts of the garen.  Approximately how much fencing is needed?
    • A. 

      A. 5.7 feet

    • B. 

      B. 11.3 feet

    • C. 

      C. 16 feet

    • D. 

      D. 32 feet

  • 3. 
    Darla lives 28 miles east of Cindy.  Donna lives north of cindy.  Donna and Darla live 35 miles from each other.  How many miles north of Cindy does Donna live?
    • A. 

      A. 7 miles

    • B. 

      B. 21 miles

    • C. 

      C. 31.5 miles

    • D. 

      D. 63 miles

  • 4. 
    Which number completes the Pythagorean Triple?  16, ___, 34
    • A. 

      A. 18

    • B. 

      B. 20

    • C. 

      C. 25

    • D. 

      D. 30

  • 5. 
    Sarah lives 15 miles east of Harry.  Harry lives 36 miles north of Christie,  How far does Christie live from Sarah?
    • A. 

      A. 21 miles

    • B. 

      B. 32 miles

    • C. 

      C. 39 miles

    • D. 

      D. 51 miles

  • 6. 
    What is the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs of 6 centimeters and 10 centimeters?
    • A. 

      A. 2 on the square root of 17 cm

    • B. 

      B. 4 on the square root of 17 cm

    • C. 

      C. 2 on the square root of 34 cm

    • D. 

      D. 2 on the square root of 68 cm

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