3rd side of a triangle

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3rd side of a triangle

by r_walid » Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:18 am
if 2 sides of any triangle are known, what is the minimum and max size of the third?

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by xcusemeplz2009 » Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:34 am
the third side will be less then the sum of other two side and more then the diff of other two side
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by grockit_jake » Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:18 pm
The angles are also in the same relative order as their opposite sides.

In any triangle ABC,

AB + BC > CA
AC + AB > CB
AC + CB > AB
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by palvarez » Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:38 pm
a - b < c < a +b

That's the range of c.