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Posted by **SANDY** on Friday, July 15, 2011 at 7:03pm.

- MATH -
**Ms. Sue**, Friday, July 15, 2011 at 7:05pm2 + 6 + 10 = ?

- MATH -
**SANDY**, Friday, July 15, 2011 at 7:12pm18 INCHES

- MATH -
**Ms. Sue**, Friday, July 15, 2011 at 7:21pmRight.

- MATH : pitfall -
**MathMate**, Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:39amUnfortunately the triangle does not exist.

Any properly formed triangle has to have any two of its sides greater than or equal to the third.

In this example, the sides 2 and 6 will never meet to form a triangle, since the base is 10 inches.

Mathematically, this can be expressed as:

a+b>c

b+c>a

c+a>b

All three conditions must be satisfied for the triangle to "exist".

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