Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 5 - Relationships Within Triangles - 5-5 Indirect Proof - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 320: 12


Statements II and III contradict each other.

Work Step by Step

If Val spent $34$ dollars for both items, at least one of the items has to cost more than $15$ dollars. If neither item costs more than $15$ dollars, then the two items will add up to less than $30$ dollars; therefore, statements II and III contradict each other.
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