Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - The Parallel Postulate and Special Angles - Exercises - Page 74: 2a


m $\angle$ 5 = 109$^{\circ}$

Work Step by Step

m$\angle$3 = 71$^{\circ}$ By the Interior Angles Postulate: m$\angle$3 + m$\angle$5 = 180∘ Substitute the value of 71 into the equation. 71 + m$\angle$5 = 180 Subtract 71 from 180 Simplify. m$\angle$5 = 109$^{\circ}$
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