Practice - Pythagorean Theorem Terms of Use    Contact Person: Donna Roberts
Directions: Read carefully! When rounding, follow the stated directions.

1.
Find x.

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 12 16 17 20

2.
Ms. Johnson tells you that a right triangle has a hypotenuse of 13 and a leg of 5. She asks you to find the other leg. What is your answer?

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 5 8 10 12

3.
Fido runs diagonally across a rectangular dog park. The park has a length of 40 yards and a width of 30 yards. What is the length of the diagonal, in yards, that Fido runs?

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 50 60 70 80

4.
A compact disk case measures 5¼ inches on each side. Find the diagonal length of the case, to the nearest tenth of an inch.

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 5.3 6.5 7.4 7.6

5.
Kyle built a house for his chickens in the shape of a tent (an isosceles triangle). The slanted sides are each 5 feet long and the bottom of the house is 6 feet across. What is the vertical height of this chicken house, in feet, at its tallest point?

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 3 4 4.5 5º

6.
A large vegetable garden measures 36 feet long by 18 feet wide. To determine if the garden is a rectangle (with right angles in the corners), the diagonal is measured. If the diagonal is 43 feet, is the garden a rectangle?
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 Yes No

7.
Two joggers run 5 miles due west and then 8 miles due north. What is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a mile, they must travel to return to their starting point?

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 8.4 9.4 9.5 13.1

8.
On Amazon, a computer monitor is listed as being 19 inches. This distance is the diagonal distance across the screen. If the screen measures 10 inches in height, what is the actual width of the screen to the nearest inch?

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 10 14 16 19

9.
A rectangular movie poster measures 24 inches in height and 18 inches in width. What is the diagonal length of the poster in feet?

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 2.5 2.9 26.5 30

10.
To get from point A to point B, you must avoid walking through the pond. The path around the pond is 34 meters south and 41 meters east. To the nearest meter, how many meters would you save if it were possible to walk through the pond?

Warning!!!
Avoid the pond!

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 22 m 34 m 53 m 75 m

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