PYTHAGORAS.

1)
Use the Pythagoras theorem to find all the sides labelled with letters.
8 cm 5 cm 6 cm

c b

5.5 cm

a
5 cm

8.6 cm

d
8 cm 10.5 cm 10 cm

f e
50 cm

15 cm

f

2)

Find the lengths of the sides labelled with letters. Give answers to 1 decimal place.
12 cm 10 cm

x
10 cm

y
10 cm

6 cm

4 cm

3)

Calculate the areas of the following triangles: Give answers to 1 decimal place. a)
15 cm

b)
12 cm 12 cm

9 cm

12 cm

c)

15 cm

10 cm

25 cm

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4) 5)

A soccer pitch measures 106m by 70m. How far is it between opposite corners?

Jane is standing some 100m east of where Jenny is standing whilst Susan is standing some 40m south of where Jane is standing. How far is Susan from Jenny? A
41 cm

6)

9 cm

Find the lengths of: a) BD using triangle ABD, b) BC, c) AC.

B

C

28 cm

D

7)

The diagram shows a rectangular block. Calculate: a) AC, b) AY. A W X

Z Y
7 cm

D

C
5 cm 12 cm

B

8)

25 m

47 m

32 m

The two vertical masts of a sailing ship have heights 47m and 32m. If the distance between their highest points is 25m, find the distance between the masts on the deck of the ship.
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ANSWERS. 1) a = 10 cm, b = 7.07... cm, c = 10.20... cm, d = 6.80... cm, e = 11.18... cm, f = 35.35... cm. 2) x = 8.9 cm, y = 8 cm. 3) a) 54 cm2, b) 62.4 cm2, c) 170.5 cm2. 4) 127.02... m. 5) 107.7... m. 6) a) 40 cm, b) 12 cm, c) 15 cm. 7) a) 13 cm, b) 14.7... cm. 8) 20 m.

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