Is it possible to construct a triangle with sides measuring 20 cm, 25 cm and 48 cm?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 18th Nov, 2013, 03:41: AM

Expert Answer:

We know that the sum of two sides of a triangle is always greater than the third side.

Here, 20 cm + 25 cm = 45 cm < 48 cm

Thus, triangle cannot be constructed with the given measurements of sides.

Answered by  | 18th Nov, 2013, 05:41: AM