# 8th Grade Math Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems

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# Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems

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# Eighth Grade: Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems

A 10 meter ladder is leaning
A 10 meter ladder is leaning aganist a building. The bottom of the ladder is 5 meters from the building. How many meters high is the top of the ...
A man on a 135-ft vertical cliff looks down
A man on a 135-ft vertical cliff looks down at an angle of 16 degrees and sees his friend. How far away is the man from his ...
A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building
A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building and reaches the ledge of a window. If the foot of the ladder is 15 feet from the foot of the ...
A 32 foot ramp connects a platform with a sidewalk
A 32 foot ramp connects a platform with a sidewalk that is at ground level. if the platforn is 6 feet above ground ...
If a ladder is leaning against a building
If a ladder is leaning against a building, and the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building is 8 ft. less than the length of the ladder, how high up the side of the building is the top of the ladder if the distance is 1 ...
From a point 12 m from the base of a flagpole
From a point 12 m from the base of a flagpole the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 42 ...
A guy wire reaches from the top
A guy wire reaches from the top of a 39.32 ft pole to a point on the ground 15' from the ...
The hypotenuse of a right triangle
The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 2 centimeters more than the longer side of the triangle. The shorter side of the triangle is 7 centimeters less that the longer ...
A dog pen is in the shape of a right triangle
A dog pen is in the shape of a right triangle. The longer leg measures 15 feet. The hypotenuse is 7 feet shorter than three times the length of the shorter ...
A 20-ft ladder is leaning against a wall
A 20-ft ladder is leaning against a wall. If the ladder is 12 ft from the base of the ...
The mainsail of a lightning sailboat
The mainsail of a lightning sailboat is a right triangle in which the hypotenuse is called the leech. If a 24 ft tall mainsail has a leech length of 26ft and if Dacron sailcloth casts \$10 per square ...
A 7m ladder against the wall of a building
A 7m ladder against the wall of a building and its foot is 2m from the base of the ...
John leaves school to go home
John leaves school to go home. He walks 100 blocks North and then 820 blocks ...
The hypotenuse of a right triangle
The hypotenuse of a right triangle is twice as long as one of the legs and 10 inches longer than the ...
Two ships leave port at same time
Two ships leave port at same time. Ship x is heading due north and ship y is heading due east. Twelve hours later they are 600 miles apart. If the ship x had traveled 480 miles from the ...
A ski resort is installing tows
A ski resort is installing tows on its new ski runs. One hill has a vertical height of 500m and is inclined at 42 ...
The hypotenuse of a right triangle
The hypotenuse of a right triangle is twice as long as one of the legs and 8 inches longer than the ...
A ladder reaches a height of 64 feet on a wall
A ladder reaches a height of 64 feet on a wall. if the bottom of the ladder is placed 4 feet away from the ...
At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B
At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/h, How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 P.M.?
If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long
If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long, and the other leg is 12 inches ...
The legs of a right triangle are 12 inches and 8 inches
The legs of a right triangle are 12 inches and 8 ...
A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building
A ladder 39 feet long leans against a building and reaches the ledge of a window. If the foot of the ladder is 15 from the foot of the ...
The base of an 8-foot ladder
The base of an 8-foot ladder is placed 2 feet away from a ...
How far up a wall
How far up a wall will a 10-meter ladder ...
To place a 13-foot ramp against the side of a house
To place a 13-foot ramp against the side of a house so the ramp rest on a ledge that is 5 feet above the ...
How far up a wall will an 11m ladder reach
How far up a wall will an 11m ladder ...
The sum of the sides of a right triangle
The sum of the sides of a right triangle is 49cm and the hypotenuse is 41...
The legs of a right triangle
The legs of a right triangle are 5 and 7 centimeters long, respectively. What is the length of the hypotenuse? If ...
The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle
The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is three times the length of one of the legs. The length of the other leg is the square root of 72...
The right angle of the triangle
The right angle of the triangle is 1808 feet the slope is 25,2 ...
Hypotenuse
The length of one leg of a right triangle is 12 meters.  The length of the hypotenuse is 8 meters longer than the other ...
Hypotenuse
one leg of a right triangle is 9 feet less than the hypotenuse, while the other is 2 feet less than the ...
Hypotenuse
Find the length of the ladder that stands 12ft away from a wall and touches the wall 16ft high?
Hypotenuse
1. find the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides 5 inches and 10 inches
Hypotenuse
the hypotenuse if a right triangle is 15cm. The other two sides have a total length of 21...
Pythagorean Theorem
a 24 foot ladder, leaning against a house, reaches the bottom of a window that is 20 feet above the ground. To the nearest ...
Pythagorean Theorem
find the value of n in each ...
Pythagorean Theorem
the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 24 ft. long. the length of one leg is 20ft more than the other. FInd the lengths of the legs

i understand what is pythagorean theorem but where can i find worksheets so i can have practices.
January 11, 2009, 12:03 pm