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A triangle whose side lengths are whole numbers has one side which measures 25 inches and a perimeter of 60 inches. What is the fewest number of inches that can be the length of one of the remaining sides?

 Aug 1, 2021
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Triangle side length rule says the sum of any two sides must be greater than the remaining third side

 

60 - 25 = 35 inches for the remaining two sides

 

25    6    29     any less ( like 5  30 )   would violate the rule   ( because 5 + 25 would not be greater than the '30' leg)

 Aug 1, 2021

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