Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.8 Pythagorean Theorem - 8.8 Exercises - Page 591: 21

Answer

The missing angle is $17$ in.

Work Step by Step

1. Find the missing length using the Pythagorean Formula $ a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}$ $c = \sqrt(a^{2} + b^{2})$ $c = \sqrt(15^{2} + 8^{2})$ $c = \sqrt (289)$ $c = 17$ in.
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