# Inequalities in 1 Triangle

- Author:
- L Sliver, Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Inequalities

**Students:**Use this applet to help complete the investigative questions below. Answers must be in

**complete sentences.**

1. In triangle ABC, is the longest side *adjacent to* or *opposite* the largest angle?

2. In triangle ABC, is the shortest side *adjacent to* or *opposite* the smallest angle?

3. Using the slider on the left, move point *C* to change the shape and size the triangle. Answer questions 1 and 2 for this new triangle. (answer here)

4. Make a conjecture about how the positions of sides of different lengths in a triangle are related to the position of the angles of different measures. (if you can't remember what "conjecture" means, look it up online).