# Thread: College geometry: Minumum and triangle problem

1. ## College geometry: Minumum and triangle problem

Show that for a triangle with given area and given side, the sum of the other two sides is a minimum if and only if the triangle is isosceles.

2. Originally Posted by ordinalhigh
Show that for a triangle with given area and given side, the sum of the other two sides is a minimum if and only if the triangle is isosceles.