Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 978-1-337-61408-5
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Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - The Angles of a Triangle - Exercises - Page 107: 44


The sum of the measures of the angles in a triangle is equal to 180$^{\circ}$. If a triangle is right, then one angle measures 90$^{\circ}$. Therefore, the sum of the remaining angles must be 90$^{\circ}$, making them complimentary.

Work Step by Step

The sum of the acute angles in a right triangle is 90$^{\circ}$ so they are complimentary angles.
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