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# Can you draw a scalene obtuse triangle explain?

Updated: 11/1/2022

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11y ago

Yes, it's quite simple. First, let's define what a scalene obtuse triangle is and in so doing show that a scalene obtuse triangle CAN be constructed.

'Scalene' means that all three sides are not equal (of different lengths).

'Obtuse' means that at least one of the angles is greater than (>) 90o.

So, as long as the triangle has 3 sides that are not equal and contains one angle that is >90o, you can create a scalene obtuse triangle.

Another way to make sure you can construct the aforementioned is:

If you know the lengths of the triagle sides you can add any two(2) of them the sum of which should be greater than the length of the 3rd side. This is know as the Triangle Inequality Theorem.

Under the Resources link, there is a website to construct a scalene obtuse triangle as proof.

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### Can you draw a scalene obtuse triangle?

Yes. Scalene simply means that a triangle's sides are all different lengths. Obtuse means that a triangle has an obtuse angle. Therefore, you can have an obtuse scalene triangle.

### Which type of triangle is impossible to draw?

right obtuse triangle

### Which of the following triangles are impossible to draw?

a right obtuse triangle, a scalene triangle, and a right equilateral triangle

### How you draw an obtuse scalene triangle?

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### What triangles is impossible to draw right obtuse triangle right scalene triangle acute isosceles triangles or a obtuse scalene triangle?

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### Can you Draw a scalene triangle?

Yes. Scalene simply means that a triangle's sides are all different lengths. Obtuse means that a triangle has an obtuse angle. Therefore, you can have an obtuse scalene triangle.

### How do you draw an obtuse scalene triangle?

One angle must be an obtuse angle and the other two angles must be acute angles

### Can you draw an obtuse scalene triangle?

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### Is it possible to draw an obtuse scalene triangle?

Yes providing its other two acute angles are of different sizes

### How can you draw a triangle with two obtuse angles?

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### How do you draw an isosceles scalene triangle?

You cannot. An isosceles triangle cannot be scalene and a scalene triangle cannot be isosceles. So an isosceles scalene triangle cannot exist.