anonymous
  • anonymous
The measure of one angle is 47(degrees) less than the measure of its supplement. Find the measure of each angle.
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mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
What are supplementary angles?
anonymous
  • anonymous
180 degrees
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=(180-x)-47

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mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Right. Supplementary angles are angles whose measures add up to 180 degrees. If one angle measures x and its supplement measures y, then x + y = 180. Ok?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah i know that i just didnt get dis question set up
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Now try to express the angle of measure y in terms of x. Start with x + y = 180 and solve for y: x + y = 180 -x - x ------------------ y = 180 - x Now you see that for two supplementary angles, if one is x, the other one is 180 -x.
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Now you follow what the problem tells you: The measure of one angle is 47(degrees) less than the measure of its supplement. x = 180 - x - 47 or simply: x = 180 - x - 47 Solve for x. then find 180 - x to find the measure of the supplement.
anonymous
  • anonymous
so i got to 2x=133
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Good. One more step to get x.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh ok i got it thx man
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
wlcm

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