Posted by **lisa** on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 8:18pm.

find values for r and t such that the inequality r < S < t best describes s, the length of the third sides of a triangle for which the lengths of the other two sides are given.

11. 2 and 4

thanks for the help !

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**Henry**, Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 8:39pm
This could be a rt. triangle:

s^2 + r^2 = t^2,

s^2 + 4^2 =(11.2)^2,

s^2 + 16 = 125.44,

s^2 = 125.44 - 16,

s^2 = 109.44,

s = sqrt(109.44) = 10.5.

r < s < t,

4 < 10.5 < 11.2.

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