# Triangle A has sides of lengths 2 ,3 , and 8 . Triangle B is similar to triangle A and has a side of length 1 . What are the possible lengths of the other two sides of triangle B?

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Dec 18, 2017

Triangle with sides 2,3 & 8 cannot exist. Question updation requested.

#### Explanation:

True. Sum of the two sides of a triangle is always greater than the third. This is the basic principle of a triangle.

Since $2 + 3$ is $< 8$ the third side, such a triangle can not exist.