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The legs of a right triangle measure 3 inches and 7 inches.

What is the measure of the smallest angle of the triangle?

Enter your answer, rounded to the nearest tenth of a degree, in the box.

 Feb 11, 2021

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Find hypotenuse via pythag theorem    =  sqrt 58

 

use arccos to find angle

arcos ( 7/sqrt58) = angle

 

 

 

or use arctan (3/7 ) = angle     (simpler)

 Feb 11, 2021
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Best Answer

Find hypotenuse via pythag theorem    =  sqrt 58

 

use arccos to find angle

arcos ( 7/sqrt58) = angle

 

 

 

or use arctan (3/7 ) = angle     (simpler)

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