SOLUTION: what is the value of x if the acute angles of a right triangle measure 8x° and 12x°.? can you please do it explaining the steps along the way.?

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 Question 400575: what is the value of x if the acute angles of a right triangle measure 8x° and 12x°.? can you please do it explaining the steps along the way.?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!what is the value of x if the acute angles of a right triangle measure 8x° and 12x°.? can you please do it explaining the steps along the way.? ---------------- The sum of the 3 angles of a triangle is 180º. The right angle is 90, so the other 2 total 90. -------------- 8x + 12x = 90 20x = 90 x = 4.5º ----------- 8x = 36º 12x = 54º