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

## 8 problems   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.

Triangle Theorems
8.G.B.7

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.

To solve this worksheet, students need to identify the hypotenuse and legs or the right triangle and then substitute the given values in the Pythagorean formula to form an equation and then solve it for the unknown variable.

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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