# ZIKARRIA WILSON - Environmental Math 4 Pythagorean Theorem.pdf

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HomeworkEnvironmental MathSession 4ThePythagorean Theoremcan be used to find a missing side length of a right triangle. The twosides of the triangle that form the right angle are called the legs, and the third side is called thehypotenuse. The legs are represented by the variables a and b, and the hypotenuse is representedby the variable c.a2+ b2= c2acbstandard formula at left isolates c. Use thefollowing to isolate a or b.c2– b2= a2orc2– a2= bFind the missing length.Find the missing length.The formula can be rearranged in orderto have a different variable isolated. The225 cm = ca2
© 2007-2009 Pitsco EducationMO•0807•0809•011Find the missing length of each triangle. Round to the nearest hundredth if necessary.2 mm7 mmc6 ft8 ftc12.5 km7.5 kmb26 yd32.5 yda1.3.____________________2.4.____________________• This page may be photocopied for use only within the classroom.
HomeworkEnvironmental MathSession 4© 2007-2009 Pitsco EducationMO•0807•0809•012The distance formula is based on the Pythagorean Theorem and is used to find the distance
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Term
Summer
Professor
Kuhnert
Tags
Right triangle, Hypotenuse, triangle