LilVeroDez13
Angle DEF and angle FEG are complementary. The measure of angle DEF = (3x-4)º and the measure of angle FEG = (5x+6)º. What is the measure of angle DEF?
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LilVeroDez13
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I keep getting 26 :/
jasonxx
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do you know complementary angles and what do their sum equals to ?
LilVeroDez13
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Yeahh complementary = 90 degrees
jasonxx
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correct !! 3x-4+5x+6=90 now solve for x
LilVeroDez13
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Thats what I was doing.. 3x nd 5x are like terms. So you combine them right? nd get 8x
jasonxx
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yes 8x+2=90
jasonxx
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what you got for x
LilVeroDez13
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Thanks! I was combining 4 and 6.. nd getting 8x + 10 = 90. But i see now (:
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:)
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Whts the answer