# How do you solve the triangle given a=4, b=8, c=5?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 3, 2016

Please read the explanation for the steps leading to the measures the angles,

#### Explanation:

Use the Law of Cosines to find one of the angles (I choose angle B):

Use the Law of Sines to find another angle (I choose angle A):

Angle C is found by subtracting the angles A and B from 180°: