# Angle Determination in Triangles

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I need some help understanding how to get the value of 'x'. The angle is 17 degrees and the book gives an answer of 0.90375.

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Because, in traingle QMC:

angle QCM = theta = 17 degree

MC = 1.125

hence,

QM = 1.125*tan(17) = 1.125*0.30573 = ...

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This solution contains step-by-step trigonometry calculations to determine value of x.

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