# geometry

posted by .

Two sides of a triangle have lengths 8 and 17. Which inequalities represent the possible lengths for the third side, x?
a) 9 < x < 25
b) 9 < x < 17
c) 9 < x < 8
d) 8 < x < 17

• geometry -

No side can be greater than the sum of the other two
It can not be more than 8+17 = 25
It can not be less than 17-8 = 9

• geometry -

I get it omg thank you!

## Similar Questions

1. ### A Geometry ?

Given that two sides of a triangle are 20 and 66. Find the range of possible measures for the third side, s. a. 20<s<66 b. 46<s<86 c. 20<s<86 d.46<s<66 If you could tell me how to do this problem, i could do …
2. ### geometry

a triangle has two sides that have lengths of 14 feet and 22 feet. which of the following lengths could not represent the length of the third side... A 8FT B 12FT C 14FT D 20FT
3. ### Geometry

the lengths of 2 sides of a triangle are 2 inches and 10 inches. find the range of possible lengths for the third side, s.
4. ### IRSC

the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that 17 inches and a second side that is 1 inch less than twice the thrid side, what are the possible lengths for …
5. ### math

the lengths of the three sides of a right triangle R have odd integer values and two of the three sides have lengths 3 and 5. What is one possible length of the third side?
6. ### Math (Geometry)

Find the length of the third side of a triangle if the area of the triangle is 18 and two of its sides have lengths of 5 and 10.
7. ### Math

The sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that is 22 cm and a second side that is 2 cm less than twice the third side, what are the possible lengths for the …
8. ### geography

The lengths of two sides of a right triangle are 12 inches and 15 inches. What is the difference between the two possible lengths of the third side of the triangle?
9. ### Geometry

If two sides of a triangle have lengths of 1/4 and 1/5, which fraction can NOT be the length of the third side?
10. ### geometry

Two sides of a triangle have lengths 4 and 7. Which of the following can NOT be the length of the third side?

More Similar Questions