Kelly M.

asked • 05/23/16

let x represent the measurement of an acute angle in degrees.The ratio of the complement of x to the supplement of x is 2:5.Guess to determine the value of x.

and explain why you got the awnser. That is the question but i dot understand it HELP ME SOLE IT PLEASE

Kelly M.

I meant solve it please
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05/23/16

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Kelly M.

dude you are the best thanks a lot you are a life saver.
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05/23/16

Kelly M.

but for the question I asked before i don't know how to solve for the supplement can you help me and explain it to me please?
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05/23/16

Douglas M.

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already answered that question, but the important part again to know is that the angle and its supplement will add to 180.  The 3:5 ratio mans that 3x +5x = 180 and you can solve for x.  Then 3x will give you the angle and 5x will give you the supplement.
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Rob L. answered • 05/23/16

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Kelly M.

thanks and yes it dose
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05/23/16

Brook W.

I'm stuck on the same problem. ?? This helped though!
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05/22/17

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