Posted by **Blake** on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 9:38pm.

Two angles are complementary. The sum of the measure of the first angle and half the second angle is 68 degrees. Find the measures of the angles:

What is the measure of the smaller angle?

What is the measure of the other angle?

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**MathMate**, Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 11:19pm
"Two angles are complementary."

If one angle is x, the other angle is 90-x.

"The sum of the measure of the first angle and half the second angle is 68 degrees."

x + (1/2)(90-x)=68

Solve for x, and hence find 90-x.

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**Lisa Williams**, Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 8:24pm
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