Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - The Angles of a Triangle - Exercises: 6b

Answer

Overdetermined

Work Step by Step

This auxiliary line is described as overdetermined because it is impossible for us to satisfy all of the conditions of the auxiliary line. They are asking us to draw a line that contains all three of the points A,B,and C of $\triangle$$ABC$ which is impossible. Therefore, the auxiliary line is overdetermined.
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