Thursday

January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015

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".

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Algebra - one side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter than twice the length of ...

Algebra - reposting - still need help / direction - the perimeter of a triangle ...

Algebra - the perimeter of a triangle is 25 inches. The first side is 6 inches ...

algebra - the second side of a triangle is 6 inches longer than the first side. ...

geometry - the perimeter of a triangle is 59 inches. the longest side is 11 ...

algebra - The shorter side of a triangle is 5 inches less than the medium size ...

Algebra - One side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter than twice the length of ...

Math - emily is constructing a triangle one side is 3 inches long and another is...

Math - The perimeter of a triangle Abc is 28 inches . Side Ab is 6 inches long ...

math - the perimeter of a triangle is 42 inches. three times the length of the ...