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Find all values of t such that t-1, t+1, and 8+t could be the lengths of the sides of a right triangle.

 Jul 19, 2022

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We see that t + 8 is always the largest side.

 

The triangle inequality requires t+8 < t+1+t-1 to be true, which simplifies to t > 8. 

 Jul 19, 2022
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We see that t + 8 is always the largest side.

 

The triangle inequality requires t+8 < t+1+t-1 to be true, which simplifies to t > 8. 

SupersonicMan12 Jul 19, 2022

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