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The measure of two complementary angles is in the ratio 1 : 9. What are the degree measures of the two angles?
 2 years ago
The measure of two complementary angles is in the ratio 1 : 9. What are the degree measures of the two angles?

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dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do complementary angles mean?

math_crasher
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they compliment each other

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah? so one angle says to the other " hey, nice angle" ?

math_crasher
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No they both equal to 90 degrees

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the other says, "Thanks, you look quite good yourself" ? Is that what you mean by they compliment each other?

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that means they add up to 90 degrees, correct?

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right. so let us say one angle is A and the other angle is B

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A : B = 1 : 9, right?

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and A+B = 90. Are you with me?

math_crasher
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya i get you so far

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good. so you have two equations A + B = 90 and A/B = 1/9

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A / B = 1 / 9 => A = 9B

dhatraditya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0substitute A in the other equation and solve for B
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