Answer the following
questions dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem.

1. 
To
get from point A to point B you must avoid walking through
a pond. To avoid the pond, you must walk 34 meters south
and 41 meters east. To the nearest meter, how many meters
would be saved if it were possible to walk through the
pond?

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2. 

A
baseball diamond is a square with sides of 90 feet. What is the shortest distance,
to the nearest tenth of a foot, between first base
and third base?

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3. 

A suitcase measures 24
inches long and 18 inches high. What is the diagonal
length of the suitcase to the nearest tenth of a foot?

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4. 

In a
computer catalog, a computer monitor is listed as being 19
inches. This distance is the diagonal distance
across the screen. If the screen measures 10 inches
in height, what is the actual width of the screen to the
nearest inch?

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5. 

The
older floppy diskettes measured 5 and 1/4 inches on each
side. What was the diagonal length of the diskette
to the nearest tenth of an inch?

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6. 

Ms.
Green tells you that a right triangle has a hypotenuse of
13 and a leg of 5. She asks you to find the other
leg of the triangle without using paper and pencil.
What is your answer?

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7. 

Two
joggers run 8 miles north and then 5 miles west.
What is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth
of a mile, they must travel to return
to their starting point?

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8. 

Find
x

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9. 

Oscar's
dog house is shaped like a tent. The slanted sides
are both 5 feet long and the bottom of the house is 6
feet across. What is the height of his dog house, in
feet, at
its tallest point?

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10. 

Seth
made a small rectangular table for his workroom. The
sides of the table are 36" and 18". If the
diagonal of the table measures 43", is the table
square? A table which is "square" has
right angles at the corners.

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11. 

Tanya runs diagonally
across a rectangular field that has a length of 40 yards
and a width of 30 yards, as shown in the diagram.
What is the length of
the diagonal, in yards, that Tanya runs?

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