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# Area of a Triangle

What is the area of a triangle with sides 1, 3, and 4 inches?

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You don`t need a formula to figure this out.### Answer

It`s impossible to have a triangle with those sides. The sum of two of the sides is equal to the third side. The result would be a straight line, and the area would be zero.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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