**Objectives: **Students
will learn how to use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems
involving right triangles and their side lengths.

**Materials: **Student
worksheet and calculator

NAME:________________________

**Instructions:**
Use the notes from class and your exploration with the Pythagorean
theorem to help you complete this worksheet.

1. The Pythagorean theorem works for what kind of triangles?

2. When using the Pythagorean theorem, the hypotenuse length is represented by what variable?

3. What do *a* and *b* represent
when using the Pythagorean theorem?

**For each of the following, use the Pythagorean
theorem to find the missing side length of each triangle.**

8. Can you find the unknown side length of the following triangle? Explain your answer.