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Will is given 10 rods, whose lengths are all distinct integers. However, he finds that given any 3 rods, he is unable to construct a (non-degenerate) triangle with them. What is the shortest possible length for the longest rod?

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A non-degenerate triangle is a triangle with positive area.

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is the answer 55

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