Ask
your own question, for FREE!

Mathematics

OpenStudy (anonymous):

emily is constructing a triangle. one side is 3 inches long and another is5 inches long. Which of the following is the smallest measure emily could use for the third side of the triangle

Still Need Help?

Join the QuestionCove community and study together with friends!

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Possible answers?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Well, if the third side is not the biggest, then \[ 5<3+b \]

OpenStudy (anonymous):

That is the longest side is less than the sum of the other two sides.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

my choices are: 2 inches, 3 inches, 4 inches, or 5 inches

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Okay, in the inequality \[ 5<3+b \]Solve for \(b\).

Still Need Help?

Join the QuestionCove community and study together with friends!

OpenStudy (wolf1728):

The Triangle Inequality Theorem states that: Any side of a triangle must be: less than the sum of the other 2 sides and greater than the difference of the other 2 sides. sum = 3 + 5 = 8 difference = 5 - 3 = 2 So > 2 third side < 8

Can't find your answer?
Make a FREE account and ask your own questions, OR help others and earn volunteer hours!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!

Latest Questions

dunlapace:
what is the most slippery liquid to slip off a ankle monitor with?

3 hours ago
1 Reply
0 Medals

ATLAYZ:
When two light beams of wavelengths 1and fall on a metal surface, they produce photoelectrons with energies 115 eV and 254 eV respectively.

4 hours ago
0 Replies
0 Medals

ATLAYZ:
When two light beams of wavelengths 1and fall on a metal surface, they produce photoelectrons with energies 115 eV and 254 eV respectively.

4 hours ago
0 Replies
0 Medals

karremat:
What do you already know about your topic? u25cf What questions do you have about your topic? u25cf Brainstorm some problems or issues that arise from your

5 hours ago
9 Replies
2 Medals

liliellisd05:
Leela invests $500 at 4.5% interest according to the equation mc018-1.jpg, where Vl is the value of the account after t years.

1 hour ago
1 Reply
0 Medals

xjezzer:
Create a Java application that prompts the user for a word and then outputs the word in uppercase and the length of the word to the user.

10 hours ago
11 Replies
4 Medals

karremat:
does anyone know any issues that can have effects or impacts in plants, Animal sy

10 hours ago
7 Replies
2 Medals

karremat:
do anybody know any issues that can have effects or impacts in plants, Animal sys

15 hours ago
1 Reply
0 Medals

karremat:
Does anyone know anything about pesticide like in point forms

17 hours ago
0 Replies
0 Medals