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Integer value of the longest possible side of a triangle

  1. Dec 30, 2004 #1

    COuld you please help the formula as I am not able to identify the question below:


    For a Traingle with a perimeter of 30cm, what is the integer value of the longest possible side ?

  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 30, 2004 #2
    The sum of any two sides of a triangle is always greater than the third side. This puts a limit on the length of the biggest side.
    Use this fact.

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