Monday, February 23, 2009

Pythagoras Problems and the lesson Part 2

Homework questions for today. Complete these 4 questions. Then work on the word problems below. Do your best and show all of your work.

These are the other problems you need to use for your Pythagoras post. You must solve 2 of them in your notebook and then post one solution to your post. Please use the images that I have provided in your post. You should be able to cut and paste them easily.

Problem 1
This diagram shows the game plans for a game designed by Harbeck Toys INC. The board is made up of a square and four identical right triangles.

If the central square has an area of 225 square centimetres what is the perimeter of the board game?

Show how you know.

Problem 2

Problem 3

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