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Right Triangles and Trigonometry: Be Geometric Nice, Not Geometric Mean True or False
1.
The geometric mean of
a
and
b
is equal to which of the following? >
True
False
2.
What is the geometric mean of 16 and 25? > 40
True
False
3.
What is the geometric mean of 2 and 8? > 5
True
False
4.
The geometric mean of 25 and another number is 15. What is the other number? > 9
True
False
5.
The geometric mean should be used to find which of the following? > The height of a right triangle when one of the legs is the base
True
False
6.
The Pythagorean theorem states that the sum of the squares of a right triangle's two legs is equal to what? > The square root of the hypotenuse
True
False
7.
A right triangle has two legs with lengths 7 and 10. What's the length of the hypotenuse? > 12.2
True
False
8.
Find the height of an altitude that splits the hypotenuse into segments of 3 and 8. > 5
True
False
9.
The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 30. If one of its legs is 17, what's the length of the other leg? > 20.1
True
False
10.
What does the converse Pythagorean theorem state? > Any triangle that satisfies the Pythagorean theorem is scalene
True
False
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