Triangle Inequality

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The Triangle Inequality says that in a nondegenerate triangle $\displaystyle ABC$:

$\displaystyle AB + BC > AC$

$\displaystyle BC + AC > AB$

$\displaystyle AC + AB > BC$

This inequality often shows up in contest problems.

Example Problems

Introductory Problems

See Also

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