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ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
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.
ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
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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wolf1728
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you need more information than that.

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's all that's given

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2We do not need anything else given.

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you mean 180 not 1800

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let 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.

wolf1728
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Imagine it said one number is six more than twice the other number. Directrix  how did you know they are supplementary angles?

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best 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.

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now what do I do?

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@ineedyouubiebs x=58 degrees CORRECT

wolf1728
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay Directrix  I was not familiar with the "linear pair" vernacular. Thanks.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best 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.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best 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.

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohhhh I get it now! Thanks @Directrix :D
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