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8.7.C Use Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 8
Mathematics
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Mathematics
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

8.7.C: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

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  • Q1
    Which measurements could not represent the side lengths of a right triangle?
    6 cm, 8 cm, 10 cm
    4 cm, 6 cm, 10 cm
    10 cm, 24 cm, 26 cm
    12 cm, 35 cm, 37 cm
    60s
    8.7.C: Expressions, Equations and Relationships
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  • Q2
    The set designer for a play painted some background scenery on a large piece of plywood. He used a 13-foot-long pole to hold the piece of plywood upright, as shown in the diagram below. What is h, the total height in feet of the piece of plywood? Be sure to use the correct place value.
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  • Q3
    The diagram below shows the side view of a ramp used to help load and unload a moving van. Which measurement is closest to the length of the ramp in feet?
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    10.5 ft
    9.5 ft
    8.5 ft
    13.5 ft
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  • Q4
    The manager of a car dealership wants to attach a rope with flags to the top of a pole and to a stake in the ground, as shown in the diagram. Based on the diagram, what is the distance in feet from the top of the pole to the bottom of the stake? Be sure to use the correct place value.
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  • Q5
    A right triangle and two of its side lengths are shown in the diagram. Which measurement is closest to the value of x in centimeters?
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    27 cm
    51 cm
    40.8 cm
    37.1 cm
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