The foot of a ladder is placed 6 feet from a wall. If the top of the ladder rests 8 feet up on the wall, how long is the ladder?
Donna's TV screen is 20 inches long. If the diagonal measures 25 inches, how long is the width of Donna's TV?
Town A is 9 miles from town B, and 12 miles from town C. A road connects towns B and C directly. Find the length of this road.
If the legs of an isosceles right triangle are 5 inches long, approximate the length of the hypotenuse to the nearest whole number.
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Pythagorean Theorem Word Problem
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