Directions: Answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper. If you need help, click on the website next to the problem.

1. Define the following: (a) Acute angle (b) Obtuse angle (c) Right angle ( This might help )

2. Define hypotenuse and circle the corresponding letter in the picture. ( Can you A, B, C it??? )

3. What must be true about our triangle in order to use pythagorean's theorem? ( Can you conquer the mighty Pythagorean? )

Practice: Try the baseball problem. ( It's a real home run )

4. You're locked out of your house and the only open window is on the second floor, 25 feet above the ground. You need to borrow a ladder from one of your neighbors. There's a bush along the edge of the house, so you'll have to place the ladder 10 feet from the house. What length of ladder do you need to reach the window?

5. Ready for a really big challenge? Go to a scale model of the Great Pyramid at Giza. Then use the Pythagorean theorem to create scale models of the other two pyramids at Giza: Khafre and Menkaure. Just to make it even more challenging, we're not providing any hints or answers! Good luck!

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