Posted by **jack** on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 1:55pm.

Three line segments have the following measures: AB=6, BC= 3, and AC=8. If A,B, and C are distinct points, what conclusions can you draw about points A,B, and C? Draw a diagram and explain your answer.

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**Steve**, Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 2:41pm
If AC were 9, the points would lie in a straight line.

But, since AC is shorter, point B has to rise out of the line, making ABC a triangle.

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