Q:

A triangle has two sides that measure 0.5 meters and 1.5 meters. Which could be the measure of the third side? A. 1.3 m B. 1 m C. 2 m D. 3 m

Accepted Solution

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Answer:Step-by-step explanation:The third side of a triangle x, should be more than the difference between given two sides, and less than the sum.                 x > (1.5 - 0.5)                 x > 1Also:                   x < (1.5 + 0.5)                   x < 2                             1 < x < 2x could be 1.1m, 1.2m, 1.3m, 1.4m, 1.5m, 1.6m, 1.7m, 1.8m, 1.9m.It could be any of them but from the choices that you provided, the answer will be 1.3 m