Posted by **Mel** on Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:14pm.

"The sum of two measures of two angles is 180 degrees. What is the measure of each angle if one angle is 30 degrees more than twice the other?"

would the equation be:

x+(2x+30)=180 ????

if it isn't, please explain! thanks!

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**Mel**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:18pm
it doesn't seem right but i don't know what else to do!

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**Damon**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:22pm
That is just fine.

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**Mel**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:23pm
ok thanks!!

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**Damon**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:24pm
If you do not get 50 degrees, let us know.

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**Mel**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:25pm
oh oops! i did! that makes sense. thanks!

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**Damon**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:29pm
Good, then the other one is twice 50 plus 30 which is 100 + 30 which is 130.

Sure enough 130 + 50 = 180

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**Mel**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 3:31pm
oh duh. thanks so much! i feel pretty stupid... :)

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