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12-27.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

x² + 8² = (x + 2)²
x² + 64 = x² + 4x + 4
60 = 4x
x = 15

What trig ratio can you use to find one of the angles? Once you have two angles, what relationship can you use to find the last angle?

28.1°, 61.9°