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I forgot how to do this. Can someone help please? The measures of the angles of a triangle are in the extended ratio 2: 2: 8. What is the measure of the smallest angle?

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    http://www.algebra.com/algebra/homework/Triangles/Triangles.faq.question.513821.html this explains how to do it and the answer.

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    So, the measure of the smallest angle is 15? The website didn't state it. I don't have any answers to choose from.

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    u dont have any multiple choices ?

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  4. Squirrel02
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    No.

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  5. mikaa_toxica13
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    well i dont know how to do this either, but a quick search brought me to that site.

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  6. Squirrel02
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    Okay, well thanks for trying to help! What did you put in the search box?

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  7. mikaa_toxica13
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    your whole question

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    Okay, I understand now! :) I was on the right track. 2x + 2x + 8x = 180 12x = 180 Divide both sides by 12 x = 15 Then I multiply 15 times the smallest angle (which is 2) to equal 30. I just forgot the last step. Thanks! :)

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    your welcome !

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