Posted by **cole** on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 6:45pm.

Directions: Determine if the given lengths in each problem can form a triangle.

1. 7in. , 3in. , 10in.

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**y912f**, Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 7:06pm
i think you have to use the pythagorian theorem--i think it's false

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**Damon**, Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 7:33pm
7 + 3 only reaches the two ends of 10 in a straight line.

the sum of the two sides must be grater than the third side

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 8:56pm
If your triangle has two acute angles and one obtuse angle, those measurements will work.

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**Jenkins**, Friday, January 16, 2009 at 9:06pm
The sum of two lengths must be greater than the third.

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