PT Word Problems fixed

You are parasailing. After getting airborne and

reaching cruising speed, you are 65 feet

directly behind the boat. The tow line from the

parasail to the boat is 170 feet. How high are

nearest foot.

on opposite sides

of a lake. To ride your

house, you travel 0.7 miles

directly east, then 2.4 miles

directly south. How far is it to

to the nearest tenth of a mile.

miles

A ladder is leaning  against a house.  The base

of the ladder is 5 ft from the house and the ladder is

18 ft long.  How high up the side of the house does

19.2 ft.

17.3 ft.

15.6 ft.

18.4 ft.

 In a computer catalog, a computer monitoris listed as being 19 inches.  This distance is the diagonal distance across the screen.  If the screen measures 10 inches in height, what is the actual width of the screen to the nearest inch?
inches

A soccer player makes a corner kick to another player.

The path of the kicked ball is the hypotenuse of a

right triangle. The length of one leg is 11 yards,
and the length of the other leg is 65 yards. How many

yards does the player kick the ball?

yards

To get from Point A to Point B, you must avoid walking through a pond.

Therefore, you must walk 34 meters south

and then 41 meters east.  To the nearest

meter, how many meters would be saved if you could walk through the pond?

meters
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