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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.

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  1. s+2 >10 AND s+10>2 AND 2+10>s
    s > 8 and s > -8 and s < 12

    so s has to be between 8 and 12

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    posted by Reiny
  2. makes sence now. thanks so much!

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