Pythagorean Theorem Extended Time

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Pythagorean Theorem Extended Time

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  • 1. 
    A boat left a dock and sailed 16 miles north and then sailed 16 miles east, as shown in the diagram at the right. Which of the following is a true statement about the shortest distance the boat must sail to return to the dock? 
    • A. 

      The shortest distance back to the dock is 16 miles.

    • B. 

      The shortest distance back to the dock is between 21 and 22 miles.

    • C. 

      The shortest distance back to the dock is between 22 and 23 miles.

    • D. 

      The shortest distance back to the dock is approximately 32 miles.

  • 2. 
    The drawing below shows a garden walkway with a triangular flower bed on either side. What is the approximate length of the walkway?
    • A. 

      21.2 feet

    • B. 

      30 feet

    • C. 

      42.4 feet

    • D. 

      450 feet

  • 3. 
    Pat is sewing a rectangular tablecloth for her dining room table.  The tablecloth measures 90 cm by 180 cm.  She wants to sew a piece of decorative ribbon along both diagonals of the tablecloth. About how much ribbon will she need?
    • A. 

      About 201 cm

    • B. 

      About 402 cm

    • C. 

      About 270 cm

    • D. 

      About 540 cm

  • 4. 
    A television screen is described in terms of the diagonal measure of its screen.  If a TV screen is 20 inches wide and 15 inches high, what is the length of its diagonal?
    • A. 

      5.9 inches

    • B. 

      13.2 inches

    • C. 

      25 inches

    • D. 

      625 inches

  • 5. 
    Mr. Elliott designed a flower garden in the shape of a square. He plans to build a walkway through the garden, as shown below. Which is the closet to the length of the walkway?
    • A. 

      36 ft

    • B. 

      24 ft

    • C. 

      17 ft

    • D. 

      13 ft

  • 6. 
    Kari lives 5 miles due east of Jack, and Ryan lives 8 miles due north of Kari.  What is the approximate distance from Jack’s house to Ryan’s house?
    • A. 

      6.2 miles

    • B. 

      9.4 miles

    • C. 

      8.9 miles

    • D. 

      13.1

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