Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

Pages: **1**

Oh, sorry. The problem is:

Three towns are arranged in the shape of a triangle. The distance from Stockton to Overly is 10 miles and the distance from Overly to Shea is 8 miles. Maria drives from Stockton to Overly to Shea and back to Stockton. Which of the following statements best describes her trip?

i.imgur.com/6UUsh.png

The answers are:

She drove 19 miles.

She drove 36 miles.

She drove less than 36 miles.

She drove more than 36 miles.

Thanks for answering.

**tyteen4a03**- Replies: 4

I just answered this question but was unable to come up with some kind of formula to tell the user that some combinations of a triangle is impossible. Is there any kind of formula to tell if a combination of a triangle is impossible?

Pages: **1**