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anonymous
 3 years ago
A triangle has the following measurements. What is a possible length for the third side?
AB = 4, BC = 17, CA = ?
18
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12
anonymous
 3 years ago
A triangle has the following measurements. What is a possible length for the third side? AB = 4, BC = 17, CA = ? 18 5 10 12

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this all of the question?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yup. i'm so lost because i thought triangles are suppose to equal 180.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm thinking its 18... Its been forver since i've done this... 4+17 = 21 417 = 13 & the number has to be between 13 & 21 if im thinking right... & 18 is the only up there. does it let you know if its right or wrong?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have to submit it first.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it was right. thanks!

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0>yup. i'm so lost because i thought triangles are suppose to equal 180. 180 is the sum of the three interior angles of the triangle. This problem deals with segments.

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use the Triangle Inequality Theorem: One side of a triangle is less than the other two but greater than the positive differeence of the other two.

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, (17  4) < CA < (4 + 17) 13 < CA < 21 @KKKKiaa

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea I figured it out. but thanks.

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I saw that you had figured out this problem but wanted to provide the theorem so that you will be empowered to do similar problems. Just saying.
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