Find A Missing Side Length Of Right Triangles (Word Problems) Worksheet

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In 8th grade, students learn the Pythagorean Theorem and its application. Some students face difficulties while finding the missing side length of a right triangle from word problems. Students can use “Find a missing side length of right triangles (word problems) worksheet” to overcome these difficulties and develop interpreting skills. 


In this worksheet, two sides of a right triangle are given by real-life scenarios and students are asked to solve for the third side of the right triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Grade 8
Triangle Theorems

According to the Pythagorean Theorem, if a triangle is a right triangle, then the sum of the squares of the lengths of the two legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse.


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