The measures of the angles of a triangle are in the ratio 5:6:7. What is the measure, in degrees, of the smallest angle of the triangle?

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Mar 30, 2018

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#50°#

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Let x represent the scale factor, the ratios are multiplied by:
#5x°+6x°+7x°=180°#
#18x°=180°#
#x=10#

Smallest Angle
#5x°=5(10)°=50°#

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