Posted by **sabrina** on Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:40am.

How many integers values of x are there so that x, 5, and 8 could be the lengths of the sides of a triangle?

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**sabrina**, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:40am
In ΔABC, m∠C = 118 and m∠B = 44. Which is the shortest side of the triangle?

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**drwls**, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 8:23am
Please do not add second questions to your own question thread. It is confusing for the teachers.

The possible side lengths in your first question are between 8-5 (=3) and 8+5(=13) . Allowed integer values would be 4,5,6,7,8,9,10, 11 and 12.

That makes 9 values.

In your second question, the third angle of the triangle must be 18 degrees. The shortest side is opposite the smallest angle (A).

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