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A right triangle must have....
a) a 45 degree angle
b) a 15 degree angle
c) a 90 degree angle
d) a 20 degree angle

The leg opposite the right angle is called....
a) the right leg
b) the hypotenuse
c) leg A
d) the isosceles leg

The Pythagorean Theorem is represented with the equation:
a) a squared plus be squared equals c squared
b) a times b equals c
c) one half of the product of base times height
d) a plus b equals c

Which of the following is a Pythagorean triple?
a) 2,2,2
b) 5,5,2
c) 3,4,5
d) 1,5,10

The square root of 5 is between what two whole numbers?
a) 4 and 9
b) 1 and 2
c) 5 and 6
d) 2 and 3

If the sum of the squares of the legs of a right triangle are = to 144, the hypotenuse is...
a) 15
b) 12
c) 5
d) 7

If the square of the hypotenuse is 144 and the square of one leg is 100, then the other leg is....
a) the square root of 44
b) 44 squared
c) 12 squared
d) 144 squared

The square root of 225 is...
a) 5
b) 10
c) 12
d) 15

If the measure of one leg is 3 and the other leg is 4 then the hypotenuse is...
a) 5
b) 6
c) 7

The square root of 400 is....
a) 20
b) 22
c) 200
d) 25

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