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lolly
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Two sides of a triangle have lengths 8 and 17. Which inequalities represent the possible lengths for the third side, x?
9 < x < 17
9 < x < 8
8 < x < 17
9 < x < 25
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lolly Group Title
Two sides of a triangle have lengths 8 and 17. Which inequalities represent the possible lengths for the third side, x? 9 < x < 17 9 < x < 8 8 < x < 17 9 < x < 25
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pspROCK Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
9 < x < 25
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blondie16 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think i agree with psp!
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
let x be the length of the third side x must be greater than 17  8 = 9 units because if it were 9 units, then you'd have a straight line. If it were smaller than 9 units, then you wouldn't have a triangle. x also must be smaller than 17+8 = 25 units to ensure you will have a closed/complete triangle
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
so x > 9 and x < 25 9 < x and x < 25 9 < x < 25
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Reaper534 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
tht guy is smart
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lolly Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oooh thank you soo much!!!:D
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
drawing a picture helps a lot if you don't/can't see this a better way is to use rigid sticks to see this
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pspROCK Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sry if u needed the big picture
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lolly Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no its ok:) thank you guys!!
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