Posted by Mike on Friday, April 6, 2012 at 9:02pm.
Kaity draws a scalene triangle. Two sides measure 5 inches and 3 inches? Can the third side measure 3 inches? Why or why not?

Math  Reiny, Friday, April 6, 2012 at 9:16pm
In any triangle the sum of two sides must be greater than the third side
so ....
what do you think?

Math  Steve, Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 5:06am
since the triangle is scalene, there can be only one side of length 3. Otherwise it would be isosceles.
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