the angle of a triangle ABC are in the ratio of 8:3:4. what is the measure of the smallest angle?
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the angle of a triangle ABC are in the ratio of 8:3:4. what is the measure of the smallest angle?
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1. User Answers MICHAIGIVESPOINTS
The answer should be 3 
2. User Answers Binski12
well, triangle interior angles = 180 degrees ALWAYS
so we need 180 to basically be in a ratio of 8:3:4
8+3+4 = 15, so the ratio has 15 'parts'
180 / 15 = 12
every 'part' is equal to 12 degrees
so 8:3:4, 3 is the smallest 'part'
3 x 12 = 36 degrees