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Homework Help: Proof of Scalene Triangle

  1. Feb 18, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Prove that a scalene triangle exists

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I really don't know how to approach this proof.... should I do a direct proof or maybe by contradiction? Any help would be great...
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  3. Feb 18, 2010 #2


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    The easiest way to show something exists is to demonstrate one. So pick three points in the xy plane that give vertices of a scalene triangle and then verify it is.
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