Pythagorean Theorem Word Problem #1



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?



Pythagorean Theorem Word Problem #2

Donna's TV screen is 20 inches long. If the diagonal measures 25 inches, how long is the width of Donna's TV?



Pythagorean Theorem Word Problem #3

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.


Pythagorean Theorem Word Problem #4:

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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