Pythagorean theorem word problems

Solve real-world problems that can be modeled by right triangles, using the Pythagorean Theorem!
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What is the area of the right triangle shown below?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4