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2-88.

Based on the measurements provided for each triangle below, determine whether the measure of x must be more than, less than, or equal to 45º. Homework Help ✎

See problem 4-28 for more help.

a.

Think about what the slope ratio must be for the angle to be .

b.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve for the missing leg. What does this length tell you about the angle's measure?

c.

Use the same method as in part (a).

More than 45°