# Build a triangle I

- Author:
- Judah L Schwartz

Given: three line segments (

*purple, blue, green*) whose lengths are fixed and known. Is it**possible to build a triangle such that two of the line segments form the sides and the third line segment is a median to one of those sides? You can use the draggable, stretchable white segment to explore the question.***{always, sometimes, never}***What questions could / would you put to your student based on this applet?**.