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is it possible to draw a triangle whose sides measure 5 inches, 9 inches, and 14 inches?

  • geometry -

    No,
    the triangle would collapse into a straight line.
    notice that 5+9=14
    So if you start with a base of 14, the other two lines will fall on that base

  • geometry -

    Impossible, the sum of the 2 shorter sides must not equal the longest side.

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