Connect 3 Monitors Together

Iis it possible to connect 3 monitors together to create a multi monitor setup? Don't want to spend the $600+ on 3 screen monitor so i was considering building a set up using 3 independent monitors, however i don't know if it is possible to do this. Essentially my plan is to get a ldc monitor with 3 hdmi slots and connect the other 2 monitors i have with single hdmi to it, then connect the main monitor into my computer for multi monitor use, but i don't want to buy the monitor without first knowing if this plan will even work. Anyone has some knowledge on this?

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