# right triangle

### In a video game, Shar has to build a pen shaped like a right triangle for her animals. If she needs

In a video game, Shar has to build a pen shaped like a right triangle for her animals. If she needs 16 feet of fence for the shortest side and 20...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 30, 2024, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A right triangle has legs of 9 feet and 12 feet. How long is the hypotenuse?

A right triangle has legs of 9 feet and 12 feet. How long is the hypotenuse? A common right triangle ratio is 3:4:5 9 = 3 * 3 12 = 3 * 4 3 * 5 =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 18, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A bird was sitting 12 meters from the base of an oak tree and flew 15 meters to reach the top of the

A bird was sitting 12 meters from the base of an oak tree and flew 15 meters to reach the top of the tree. How tall is the tree? So we have a...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 21, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A ladder rests 2.5 m from the base of a house. If the ladder is 4 m long, how far up the side of the

A ladder rests 2.5 m from the base of a house. If the ladder is 4 m long, how far up the side of the house will the ladder reach? We have a right...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 23, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 50-foot pole and a 70-foot pole are 30 feet apart. If you were to run a line between the tops of t

A 50-foot pole and a 70-foot pole are 30 feet apart. If you were to run a line between the tops of the two poles, what is the minimum length of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 17, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Chris walks 12 blocks north and then 16 blocks East. How far is his home from the park

Chris walks 12 blocks north and then 16 blocks East. How far is his home from the park We've got a right triangle. If we divide 12 and 16 by 4,...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 5, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 12 feet ladder leans against the side of a house. The bottom of the ladder is 9 feet from the side

A 12 feet ladder leans against the side of a house. The bottom of the ladder is 9 feet from the side of the house. How high is the top of the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 28, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Sam leaves school to go home. He walks 10 blocks North and then 8 blocks west. How far is John from

Sam leaves school to go home. He walks 10 blocks North and then 8 blocks west. How far is John from the school? Sam walked at a right angle. His...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 27, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 13 ft. ladder is leaning against a building 12 ft. up from the ground. How far is the base of the

A 13 ft. ladder is leaning against a building 12 ft. up from the ground. How far is the base of the ladder from the building? This is a classic...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 24, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Running from the top of a flagpole to a hook in the ground there is a rope that is 9 meters long. If

Running from the top of a flagpole to a hook in the ground there is a rope that is 9 meters long. If the hook is 4 meters from the base of the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 6, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A ladder is 25 ft long. The ladder needs to reach to a window that is 24 ft above the ground. How fa

A ladder is 25 ft long. The ladder needs to reach to a window that is 24 ft above the ground. How far away from the building should the bottom of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 28, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Tristan is building a slide for his kids. The ladder is 6 feet tall and the slide is 10 feet long. W

Tristan is building a slide for his kids. The ladder is 6 feet tall and the slide is 10 feet long. What is the distance between the ladder and the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 27, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 5 foot ladder is leaning against a wall. If the bottom of the ladder is 3 feet from the base of th

A 5 foot ladder is leaning against a wall. If the bottom of the ladder is 3 feet from the base of the wall, how high up the wall is the top of the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 8, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A helicopter rose vertically 300 m and then flew west 400 m how far was the helicopter from it’s sta

A helicopter rose vertically 300 m and then flew west 400 m how far was the helicopter from it’s starting point? The distance forms a right...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 8, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests