What is measure of angle R? Enter your answer as a decimal in the box. Round only your final answer to the nearest hundredth.

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The given triangle is a right triangle. The tangent of an angle of right triangle is obtained by dividing the opposite side of the angle with the adjacent side of the angle. The opposite side of angle R is 5 cm and the adjacent side of angle R is 12 cm. tan R = 5 / 12 = 0.4167 R = arctan (0.4167) = 22.6 degrees.

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