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Right Triangles: Questions & Answers

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Right triangle practice:

Check these triangles to see which ones are right triangles.
           a       b        c       Answers

     (1)   6       8       10       Yes   
     (2) .48     .64       .8       Yes
     (3)   1       1        1       No
     (4)   8       6       10       Yes
     (5)  120     160      200      Yes
     (6)  9.99   13.32     16.65    Yes
     (7)  4.5      6        7.5     Yes
     (8)   7      10        13      No
     (9)   9       2.5      13      No
    (10)   2     2.6666   3.3333    Yes
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Hypotenuse length practice:

Find the length of the hypotenuse using the two sides given. Convert the numbers with units of measurement to include fractions. Round off the rest of the numbers to 4 decimal places.
           a           b            Answers

     (1)   6           9            10.8167
     (2)   5          10            11.1803
     (3)  22"         33"           39 11/16"
     (4)   2.5"        7.5"         7 7/8"
     (5)  10 3/8"     7 7/16"       12 3/4"
     (6)  7'8"        3'6"          8' 5 1/8"
     (7)  9'4 3/4"    12'11"        15' 11 1/16"
     (8)   1.73"       2.32"        2 7/8"
     (9) 104'3"       77'7"         129' 11 7/16"
    (10)  19          25            31.4006
    (11)  16 15/16"   22 15/16"     28 1/2"
    (12)  24          44            50.1199
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Third side practice:

Find the length of the third side. Convert the numbers with units of measurement to a fraction format. Round the rest of the numbers off to 4 decimal places.
           a           c            Answers

     (1)  15          20            13.2288
     (2)   6 1/2"     10 7/16"      8 3/16"
     (3)  12          18            13.4164
     (4)   6'4"        9'5"         6' 11 5/8"
     (5)  88'        100'           47' 5 15/16"
     (6)  18"         22"           12 5/8"
     (7)   8.375      13.5625       10.6677
     (8)  32.975'     52.25'        40' 6 3/8"
     (9)   4          16            15.4919
    (10)  12 7/8"     13"           1 13/16"
    (11)   5'         10'           8' 7 15/16"
    (12)   1'0 1/4"    2'           1' 8 5/8"
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