The measures of the angles of a triangle are in the extended ratio of 4:12:14. What is the measure of the smallest angle?
Let the unknown scale factor = s
The sum of the angle measures in a triangle = 180°
4s + 12s + 14s = 180°
30s = 180°
s = 6°
measure of the smallest angle = 4s = 4(6°) = 24°