Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Inequalities in a Triangle - Exercises - Page 159: 23



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The distance to Nashville is segment HN which is across from an angle with a measure of 44$^{\circ}$. This means that it must be a shorter distance than it is to Jackson (HJ) because that segment is across from an angle with a measure of 72$^{\circ}$ which is larger.
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