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## #1 Re: Help Me ! » How to tell impossible length combination of triangle » 2012-10-10 00:49:19

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?

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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.

## #2 Help Me ! » How to tell impossible length combination of triangle » 2012-10-10 00:35:52

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?

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