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22

4

100

√25

5

100

Use the Pythagorean theorem a2 + b2 = c2 to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle with legs 3 and 4 cm long

5 cm

100

In the Pythagorean theorem  a2 + b2 = c2, what are a and b called?

Legs

100

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

Equilateral Triangle

200

42

16

200

√81

9

200

Use the Pythagorean theorem a2 + b2 = c2 to find the missing hypotenuse for the triangle whose legs are 6 and 8.

10

200

In the Pythagorean theorem a2 + b2 = c2, what is "c" called?

Hypotenuse

200

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

Obtuse triangle

300

82

64

300

3√125

5

300

Use the Pythagorean theorem a2 + b2 = c2 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?

1/2 b x h

400

33

27

400

3√64

4

400

Use the Pythagorean theorem a2 + b2 = c2 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 90o?

Acute triangle

500

63

216

500

3√343

7

500

Use the Pythagorean theorem a2 + b2 = c2 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

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