Lesson: Applications on the Pythagorean Theorem Mathematics • 8th Grade
In this lesson, we will learn how to apply the Pythagorean theorem in geometric questions and real-life situations.
A window cleaner has a ladder that is 8.1 meters long. If he places it on the ground such that its top is at a window that is 6.76 meters above the ground, determine the distance between the base of the ladder and the wall, and round the result to the nearest hundredth.
Benjamin traveled north for 19 miles and then east for 13 miles. Determine, to the nearest tenth of a mile, how far he is from his starting point.
A ladder of height 24 feet leaning against a wall reaches a window 19 feet above the ground. To the nearest tenth, how far from the building is the bottom of the ladder?