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Two side lengths of a triangle are $11$ and $17$. What is the longest possible integer length of the third side of the triangle?

 Jan 30, 2021
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Hint:  The sum of any two sides of a triangle MUST be longer than the 3rd side.

 Jan 30, 2021
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hint: use triangle inequality? 

other hint that also works: draw a picture

 Feb 1, 2021

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