Q. 13.9( 14 Votes )

The sides of a triangle have lengths (in cm) 10, 6.5 and a, where a is a whole number. The minimum value that a can take is
A. 6

B. 5

C. 3

D. 4

Answer :

Given: Length of sides of triangle = 10,6.5,a

Formula Used/Theory:-

Sum of 2 sides of triangles is always greater than 3rd side of triangle

6.5 + a>10

a>10 - 6.5


‘a’ must be greater than 3.5

the minimum value above 3.5 can be taken from option is 4

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