Suppose at kickoff of a football game, the receiver catches the football at the left side of the goal line and runs for a touchdown diagonally across the field. How many yards would he run? (A football field is 100 yards long and 160 feet wide).
The length(a), the width(b) and the diagonal line(c) construct a ...
A trigonometry word problem is solved using Pythagorean theorem to determine the distance required.