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Triangle Trivia

100

2^{2}

4

100

√25

5

100

Use the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2} to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle with legs 3 and 4 cm long

5 cm

100

In the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}, what are a and b called?

Legs

100

What do you call a triangle that has all equal sides and angles

Equilateral Triangle

200

4^{2}

16

200

√81

9

200

Use the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2} to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle whose legs are 6 and 8.

10

200

In the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}, what is "c" called?

Hypotenuse

200

What do you call a triangle that has one angle that is greater than 90^{o}?

Obtuse triangle

300

8^{2}

64

300

3√125

5

300

Use the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2} to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle whose legs are 5 and 12.

13

300

True or False:

Pythagorean Theorem can ONLY be used with right triangles.

True

300

What is the formula for finding the area of a triangle?

1/2bh

400

3^{3}

27

400

3√64

4

400

Use the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2} to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle whose legs are 9 and 12.

15

400

True or False:

Pythagorean Theorem can be used with isosceles triangles.

False

400

What do you call a triangle with angles that are all less than 90^{o}?

Acute triangle

500

6^{3}

216

500

3√343

7

500

Use the Pythagorean theorem a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2} to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle whose legs are 12 and 16.

20

500

What is the name of the man that the Pythagorean theorem is named after?

Pythagoras

500

What do you call a triangle with sides that are all different lengths?

Scalene triangle