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Can you construct a triangle of side lengths of 7 inches, 8 inches, and 15 inches?

  • GEOMETRY - ,

    nope, not possible

    In any triangle, the sum of any of the two sides must be greater than the third side

    7+8 is not greater than 15, it is equal to 15

    Try by making 15 the base, and then drawing the 7 and 8 inch sides above it.
    They will lie flat on the base line, thus no triangle.

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    The lengths of the two sides of a triangle are given. Descride the lengths possible for the third side. 8ft, 12ft.What is the answer.

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