# Pythagorean theorem intro problems

CCSS Math: 8.G.B.7

Practice using the Pythagorean theorem to solve for missing side lengths on right triangles. Each question is slightly more challenging than the previous. Created by Lindsay Spears.

## Pythagorean theorem

The equation for the Pythagorean theorem is

where $a$ and $b$ are the lengths of the two legs of the triangle, and $c$ is the length of the hypotenuse.

*Want to learn more about the Pythagorean theorem? Check out this video.*