Two sides of a triangle are perpendicular. If the two sides are 8cm and 6cm, calculate correct to the nearest degree, the smallest angle of the triangle.

A. 35o
B. 36o
C. 37o
D. 38o
E. 53o.

Correct Answer: Option C

C. 37o

tanθ = 6/8 = 0.75
θ = tan-1 (0.75)
= 37m