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    minimum info to find scalene triangle side lengths ?

    Hello,

    What is the minimum information necessary to find the lengths of the sides of a scalene triangle?

    If I know just one side, is it possible to derive the other sides from this?

    If I know the slope of one side with respect to some triangle center (the circumcircle center, for eg), can I derive the lengths from this?



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    If you know two sides of a triangle, then the third side can be any number between the difference and sum of the other 2 sides. So knowing the lengths of 2 sides of a triangle does not determine the length of the third side.
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