2017 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 6

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Joy has $30$ thin rods, one each of every integer length from $1$ cm through $30$ cm. She places the rods with lengths $3$ cm, $7$ cm, and $15$ cm on a table. She then wants to choose a fourth rod that she can put with these three to form a quadrilateral with positive area. How many of the remaining rods can she choose as the fourth rod?

$\text{(A) 16}\qquad\text{(B) 17}\qquad\text{(C) 18}\qquad\text{(D) 19}\qquad\text{(E) 20}$

Someone please fix this. This is problem number 10, but number 6 on amc 12


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