Pythagorean Theorem
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by Katherine VanMeter
| 15 Questions
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Who is said to have created the formula of the Pythagorean Theorem? Why is it questioned who created the formula? How did the Formula become established?

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1
What kind of triangle does the Pythagorean Theorem relate to?
Scalene Triangle.
Isosceles Triangle.
Equilateral Triangle.
Right Triangle.
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Where is Pythagoras from?
Samos, Greek.
Rome, Italy.
Venice, Italy.
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1
What is the Pythagorean formula?
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3
Leg (A-B) is 5 meters and hypotenuse (B-C) is 13 meters, what is the length of the other leg (A-C)?
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1
You MUST have a scalene triangle in order to use the Pythgorean Theorem.
True
False
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3
A ladder is places 3ft away from the side of the house. The ladder comes up to 4ft on the side of the house. How long is the ladder?
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3
A 15ft tree casts a shadow that is 8ft long. What is the distance from the tip of the tree to the tip of its shadow?
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1
A right triangle has two legs and one hypotenuse.
True
False
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3
Sydney won a lap top in a fundraiser raffle and the height of the computer is 10in and the length is 24in (the length and height of the computer form a right angle). Find the diagonal length of the laptop.
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1
If one leg equals 6in and the other legs equals 8in, what is the length of the hypotenuse?
14 inches.
48 inches.
100 inches.
10 inches.
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A scalene triangle has one leg equal to 16cm and the other leg is 12cm what is the hypotenuse?
400cm.
20cm.
Not possible.
None of the above.
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If the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the square root of 130in and one of the legs is equvilant to 9in, what is the length of the other leg?
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1
It is said that oxen where sacrificed when the Pythagorean Theorem was discovered.
True
False
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1
Pythagoras founded the Pythagorean School of Mathematics in Cortona.
True
False
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