Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Geometry - 10.1 Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles - Exercise Set 10.1: 22

Answer

Angle: 73 degrees Complement: 17 degrees

Work Step by Step

Let x be the measure of the angle's complement. Thus, x+56 will the angle. x+ (x+56) = 90 Solving algebraically, 2x +56 =90 2x= 90-56 2x=34 x=17 The angle will be x+56 = 17+56= 73.
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