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Evelyn brought 3 railroad ties to form the sides for a triangular flower bed.

two of the railroad ties were 9 feet long and one was 15 feet long....

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Evelyn brought 3 railroad ties to form the sides for a triangular flower bed.

two of the railroad ties were 9 feet long and one was 15 feet long.
determine if the design can be made.
justify your response

Answer

To be a triangle, any two of the side lengths added together must be greater than the third length.
9+15 > 9 9+9 > 15 Therefore, yes, the design can be made.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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