In this geometry worksheet, students solve 5 word problems. Each of the problems involves finding one side of a right triangle. Story problems relate the Pythagorean Theorem to building ramps, shadows, and the length of a banner.
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Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem
Examine the application of the Pythagorean Theorem in problem-solving questions. Pupils apply the theorem to find lengths when given different scenarios. They finish the 17th installment in an 18-part series by applying the theorem to...
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Bring algebra to life with scientific applications. Math minded individuals calculate and graph the time it takes a bacterium to double. They discuss geometric sequences and use a chart to graph their findings. There are 38 questions all...
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The class gets to practice being a mathematician in ancient Greece, performing geometric application problems in the way of Eratosthenes. After following the steps of the great mathematicians, they then compare the (surprisingly...
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