Worksheet: The Pythagorean Theorem in 3D
In this worksheet, we will practice using the Pythagorean theorem to solve problems in three dimensions.
If is a right triangular pyramid; the length of its edge , and its base is right angled at , where and , find the height of the pyramid rounded to the nearest hundredth.
Let be an equilateral triangle of side 96, and a perpendicular to the plane of length 48. Determine the length of the perpendicular from to .
is a triangular pyramid in which and . Draw . If is perpendicular to the plane , , and , determine the length of .
, , and are mutually orthogonal. Given , , and a point on . Find the length for which is perpendicular to the plane .
is a regular pyramid whose base is an equilateral triangle whose side length is 32 cm. If the length of its lateral edge is 88 cm, find the height of the pyramid to the nearest hundredth.
A pyramid is on an equilateral triangular base of 21 cm and is 23 cm high. How long, to the nearest hundredth, is the pyramid’s lateral edge?
is an inclined prism, and is a square. Draw with on . Given that , , and , find the length of .
is a triangle with and . is drawn perpendicular to the plane of , and the perpendicular to from drawn to meet it at . If , determine the length of and the angle between and the plane of .
Triangle is right angled at , and is orthogonal to the plane . A perpendicular is drawn from on . The area of is 1,134, , and . Let be the angle between and the plane . Find to the nearest thousandth.
In the figure, suppose that , plane , and . Find the length of .
In triangle , and . is a normal to the plane , and the foot of the perpendicular from to . If , determine the length of .
Rectangle has and . Suppose perpendiculars and both of length 27. What is the area of ?
Determine the surface area of the shown rectangular prism, rounding the result to the nearest tenth.
A piece of paper in the shape of a circular sector having a radius of 72 cm and an angle of is folded in a way so that the points and meet to form a circular cone of the greatest possible area. Determine the cone’s height to the nearest hundredth.
is a rectangular parallelepiped whose three dimensions are , , and . Determine the area of the rectangle .
- A 6,348 cm2
- B 6,325 cm2
- C 8,118 cm2
- D 3,795 cm2
Identify a pair of points between which a diagonal of the cuboid can be drawn.