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If the four sides of a pentagon are 2,3,4 and 5. Which of [#permalink]  09 Aug 2006, 03:41
If the four sides of a pentagon are 2,3,4 and 5. Which of the following could be the length of the fifth side?

5, 10, 15
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Re: Pentagon [#permalink]  09 Aug 2006, 06:52
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If the four sides of a pentagon are 2,3,4 and 5. Which of the following could be the length of the fifth side?

5, 10, 15

Not 15, as the fifth side must have a length that is smaller than the sum of the lengths of the other four. Pentagons can be concave, so thee's no problem getting a fifth side that is really short. 5 and 10 are certainly possible
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