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A, B, C, and D are points on a line, and the lengths of the line segments are: AB = 12, BC = 4, CD = 7, and DA = 15. Which of the following is a possible order for the points?


A.A,B,C,D


B. A,C,D,B


C. A,D,C,B


D. A,C,B,D

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    ACBD

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    D. A,C,B,D.

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    A, B, C, and D are points on a line, and the lengths of the line segments are: AB = 12, BC = 4, CD = 7, and DA = 15. Which of the following is a possible order for the points?


    A.A,B,C,D


    B. A,C,D,B


    C. A,D,C,B


    D. A,C,B,D•Math - Steve, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7:36pm
    ACBD


    •Math - Henry, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7:43pm
    D. A,C,B,D.

    Can someone please explain how they got this answer? Thanks.

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    A. A, B, C, D
    Draw a square, follow the rule of a line segment and place the lenghts. example:_
    AB=12.

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