# The angles of triangle ABC are in the ratio of 8:3:4. What is the measure of the smallest angle?

##### 1 Answer

Write your answer here...

Start with a one sentence answer

Then teach the underlying concepts

Don't copy without citing sources

preview

?

#### Answer

Write a one sentence answer...

#### Answer:

#### Explanation

Explain in detail...

#### Explanation:

I want someone to double check my answer

Jim G.
Share

Feb 9, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

#"sum the parts of the ratio"#

#rArr8+3+4=15" parts"#

#"consider the sum of the 3 angles in 15 parts"#

#"so "180^@/15=12^@larrcolor(blue)"1 part"#

#rArr"8 parts "=8xx12=96^@#

#rArr"3 parts "=3xx12=36^@#

#rArr"4 parts "=4xx12=48^@#

#rArr"smallest angle "=36^@#

Was this helpful? Let the contributor know!

Describe your changes (optional) 200