# can these three numbers 7,5,4 be the measurment of the sides of a triangle?

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- oubaasLv 79 months ago
yeahhh...and more in details the area A will be equal to :

A =√(16/2)*(8-7)*(8-5)*(8-4) = √8*1*3*4 = √96

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- 9 months ago
if one side is five inches, a second side is seven inches and the third is four inches would make a scalene triangle.

- Diego9 months agoReport
that was a good question.

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- PuzzlingLv 79 months ago
By the triangle inequality rule, you need the two shortest sides (4 and 5) to add up to more than the longest side (7).

Since 4+5 > 7, we can say these would form a valid triangle.

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Yes

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- sepiaLv 79 months ago
Yes, these three numbers 7, 5, and 4, can be the measurements of the sides of a triangle.

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- οικοςLv 79 months ago
Of course. Are you confusing a scalene triangle with a right, isosceles, or equilateral one?

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