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anonymous
 one year ago
Which of the following possibilities will form a triangle?
Side = 15 cm, side = 6 cm, side = 8 cm
Side = 15 cm, side = 6 cm, side = 9 cm
Side = 16 cm, side = 9 cm, side = 6 cm
Side = 16 cm, side = 9 cm, side = 8 cm
anonymous
 one year ago
Which of the following possibilities will form a triangle? Side = 15 cm, side = 6 cm, side = 8 cm Side = 15 cm, side = 6 cm, side = 9 cm Side = 16 cm, side = 9 cm, side = 6 cm Side = 16 cm, side = 9 cm, side = 8 cm

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ChillOut @campbell_st

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The two smaller sides need to make up the larger side when squared. The formula x^2 + b^2 = c^2 shows this. Plug in your known values and see if its true. If a and b = c, then yes, it forms a triangle.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For triangles, the shortest 2 sides must add up and be longer than the 3rd side. For each option add the shortest two sides and compare it to the longest side.

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.19^2 + 8^2 = 16^2 145 = 256 No. That's not it.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its A right? @Compassionate

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a + b > c So your two sides, added together, must be greater than c.

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Side = 16 cm, side = 9 cm, side = 8 cm 16 + 9 > 8 9 + 8 > 16 8 + 16 > 9 Therefore, your answer comes out to D. Understand?

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I was trying to poke around and see if you'd understand. Basically, if all points given are greater than c, then it can form a triangle.

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I wanted to see if you were paying attention or just going along with what I was saying

xcharlizea
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add all three niumbers and see if any adds up to 180 then that woud be your answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well then thank you!!!

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@xcharlizea , that's wrong. The formula is, you take the three points, and if a + b > c, then it forms a triangle, but you have to do this for every possible arrangement. So, if you had the points, 1cm, 2cm, 3cm 1cm + 2cm > 3cm (true) 2cm + 3cm > 1cm (true) 3cm + 1cm > 2cm (true) So the points 1cm, 2cm, 3cm will form a triangle.

xcharlizea
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Compassionate oo right thats what i meant lol
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