Emily778
1.) m<S=36 degrees, mRS=118 degrees, and RU is tangent to the circle at R. Find m<U.



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is there a pic of the problem?

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if angle S is 36 degrees, then what is angle U?

Emily778
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36?

Emily778
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but 41 is the closest on here.

jim_thompson5910
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angle U and angle S are complementary angles

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so they must add to 90 degrees

Emily778
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k

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so what do you get for angle U

Emily778
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54

jim_thompson5910
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so it looks like that's what they want
looks like they threw in "mRS=118 degrees" just to add confusion

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there's no 54 on here..

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hmm they want angle U right?

Emily778
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yep.

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well triangle SRU is a right triangle
R is the right angle
so I don't see why it's not working