# SOLUTION: The ratio of the measures of two angles was 4 to 5. If the sum of their measures was 180 degrees, what was the measure of the smaller angle?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Angles Question 289217: The ratio of the measures of two angles was 4 to 5. If the sum of their measures was 180 degrees, what was the measure of the smaller angle?Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4x+5x=180 9x=180 x=20 4*20=80 80 degrees is the smaller angle BTW Why is the problem in the past tense? What happened to the angles? Were they cornered?