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Pythagorean theorem intro problems

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

Pythagorean theorem

The equation for the Pythagorean theorem is
a, squared, plus, b, squared, equals, c, squared
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.

Practice problems

Problem 1
Find the value of x in the triangle shown below.
Choose 1 answer:
Choose 1 answer:

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