Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Early Definitions and Postulates - Exercises: 25

Answer

Point A cannot possibly lie between points R and V.

Work Step by Step

For point A to fall between points R and V then then segment $\overline{RV}$ must be longer than segment $\overline{AR}$. However the given information told us that AR=7 and RV=5 therefore it is not possible.
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