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Two angles form a linear pair. The measure of one angle is six more than twice the measure of the other angle. Find the measure of each angle.
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Two angles form a linear pair. The measure of one angle is six more than twice the measure of the other angle. Find the measure of each angle.
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wolf1728Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think you need more information than that.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That's all that's given
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We do not need anything else given.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think you mean 180 not 1800
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Let x be one of the two supplementary angles. The other is 6 + 2x. Supplementary angles sum to 180. x + 6 + 2x = 180 @ineedyouubiebs > Solve for x and post what you get.
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wolf1728Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Imagine it said one number is six more than twice the other number. Directrix  how did you know they are supplementary angles?
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@wolf1728 "Two angles form a linear pair." > That is how it is known that the angles are supplementary.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Now what do I do?
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@ineedyouubiebs x=58 degrees CORRECT
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wolf1728Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay Directrix  I was not familiar with the "linear pair" vernacular. Thanks.
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@ineedyouubiebs So one angle is 58. The other is 180  58 = ? Or, you can find it by cranking out six more than twice the measure of the other angle. That is, 6 + 2*58 = ? Same thing.
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@wolf1728 Unkle mentioned the double factorial theorem or rule the other night. I had never heard of that. I think he said that 5!! = 5 * 3 * 1 and I'm thinking "What???" So, no worries on linear pair.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ohhhh I get it now! Thanks @Directrix :D
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