# SOLUTION: If a triangle has the measures 85 and 69 degrees how would figure out which side is the shortest?

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 Question 263576: If a triangle has the measures 85 and 69 degrees how would figure out which side is the shortest?Found 2 solutions by drk, stanbon:Answer by drk(1908)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You have 2 angles, we need to find the third angle 180 - 85 - 69 = 26 The side opposite the 26 degree angle will be the shortest. Answer by stanbon(57307)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If a triangle has the measures 85 and 69 degrees how would figure out which side is the shortest? --- The 3rd angle must be 180-(85+69) = 26 degrees. --------------------------------------------------- The shortest side is the side opposite the smallest angle. ========================= Cheers, Stan H.