Will the three segments given below form a triangle? Explain why or why not.


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  1. To form a proper triangle, the conditions are that the sum of any two sides must be greater than the third side.
    You will note that AB+BC=AC, which makes a mal-formed triangle (i.e. where the height = 0, or area = 0).

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