How do i set up this problem with a trigonometry equation?

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The blade of a pair of scissors are 6 inches in length from their point of intersection. If the opening from the point of one blade to the point of the other measures 8 inches, what would be the angle measurement at the point of intersention of the blade?

Apr 26th, 2015

tan(teta) = 8/6 

 angle = teta = tan-1(8/6) = 53.13

angle = 53.13

Apr 26th, 2015

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Apr 26th, 2015

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