__Questions:__- The bottom of a ladder is placed 8 feet from the wall of a house. The wall and the ground form a right angle. If the ladder is 15 feet (to the nearest foot)?
- 12
- 13
- 17
- 23
- Bill wants to find the width of the pond. He places stakes at
*A*and*B*and then finds C so that C is a tight angle. This makes ∆ABC a right triangle. If AC = 60 feet and BC = 80 feet, about how far is it from A to B? - from 85 to 95 ft
- from 95 to 105 ft
- from 105 to 115 ft
- more than 115 ft
- Jan builds a platform with a top in the shape of a trapezoid. The plans call for a diagonal brace to be added. What is the length of the brace to the nearest inch?
- 64
- 88
- 96
- Not enough information is given.
- The pole is perpendicular to the ground. A wire is stretched from the ground to the top of the pole. If point A is moved 8 feet farther from the pole, how much more will be needed to reach the top of the pole?
- 4 ft
- 6 ft
- 26 ft
- 30 ft
- The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 1, 1 1/3, and 1 2/3. Is the triangle a right triangle? Circle the answer that completes the sentence.
- The triangle is a right triangle.
- The triangle is not a right triangle.

Answer:

- 13
- from 95 to 105 ft
- 96
- 4 ft
- The triangle is a right triangle.

Reference:

Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn