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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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    "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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