You can change the lengths of the three segments by moving the sliders and change the angles between the segments by dragging the points. Interact with the diagram to answer the questions below.
1. Change the segment lengths to 3, 8, and 4.
Are you able to form a triangle?
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2. Change the segment lengths to 3, 7, and 4.
Are you able to form a triangle?
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3. Change the segment lengths to 3, 6, and 4.
Are you able to form a triangle?
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4. Make a conjecture about the relationship between the sum of two smaller sides and the largest side in a triangle.