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The ratio of the measures of two complementary angles is 1:5.
What are the measures of the angles?
A.
30° and 60°
B.
15° and 75°
C.
30° and 150°
D.
5° and 25°
 one year ago
 one year ago
in need of some help!?:) The ratio of the measures of two complementary angles is 1:5. What are the measures of the angles? A. 30° and 60° B. 15° and 75° C. 30° and 150° D. 5° and 25°
 one year ago
 one year ago

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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let x = smaller angle Since the two angles are in ratio of 1:5, this means that if one angle (the smaller angle) is x, then the other is 5 times bigger....so 5x The two angles are then x and 5x
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the two angles are complementary, so angle 1 + angle 2 = 90 x + 5x = 90
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katlin95Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i got b for an answer is that correct?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
b is correct, nice work
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JuanitaMBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
also, complementary means they total to 90 degrees  so eliminate some of your choices
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
notice how 15+75 = 90 and that 75 is five times bigger than 15
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