# Pythagorean Theorem in Real Life ~ Common Core 8.G

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8.G.B.7
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In the two page worksheet plus answer key, students must use the Pythagorean Theorem to figure out the missing leg or hypotenuse in real world problems.

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Wonderful real life word problems. My class really enjoyed this.
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Good examples. But most of them were solving for the length of the hypotenuse. Only one problem asked them to solve for the length of a leg.
Thank you very much for the valuable feedback. I actually didn't realize that only one problem asked for a leg. I will change #1 so that the length of the ladder & distance from the base of the ladder to the house are given so that the students must find the height of the house where it meets the ladder. Thanks again!

Please redownload the file, as I have changed two of the problems to include more where the students must find the missing leg. I've also included the Word document so that you can edit it to better fit your students' needs.
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Awesome!
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Great activities to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to real life!
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I cut and pasted these onto notecards. Had students work with a partner then check their answers. It went very well!
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LOVED these problems!
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cute
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Thanks!
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Great Practice
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PERFECT!! I can't wait to use this! The kiddos will love it!
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Real like examples are always great.
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I love it!
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Awesome, and realistic problems!
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This was great! They were able to put the theorem in practice with these real life examples.
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Excellent......wouldn't change a thing!
Thanks so much! Glad it worked for you.