Can a triangle PQR be constructed where PQ = 2 cm, QR = 3 cm and PR = 6 cm? Give reasons in support of your answer.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 29th Nov, 2013, 07:27: AM

Expert Answer:

Here, PQ + QR = 2 + 3 = 5 cm

And PR = 6 cm

Thus, the sum of two sides of a triangle is not greater than the third side.

Hence, the triangle cannot be constructed.

Answered by  | 29th Nov, 2013, 09:27: AM