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    Finding the sides of a triangle

    I forgot how to set this up. Can you please help me with the equation:

    In triangle ABC, the angle C is six times as large as angle A. The measure of angle B is 52 degrees greater than that of angle A. Find the measure of the angles.







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    let: angle A= x degrees

    then, angle B = (x+52) degrees

    and, agngle C = 6x

    A+B+C=180

    so, x+(52+x)+6x=180

    ffinsih it..
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    All the angles add up to 180 degrees, so A+B+C=180. Figure out what B and C are relative to A, and substitute those values into the equation. You'll only end up with A's in there, and you can solve for A.
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