Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 70

Answer

$90 - 5x$

Work Step by Step

You are told that the measure of an angle is 5x degrees. The question asks you to represent the measure of its complement as an expression in x. Since two angles are complementary if their combined sum is 90 degrees, 90 - 5x will get you the complementary angle.
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