Posted by **Scout** on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 7:35pm.

The measures of two complementary angles are (14q+8)and 8q-6). Find the measures of the angles.

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**EssKay**, Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 7:55pm
Two angles are complimentary if they add up to 90 degrees.

So you can say that:

(14q + 8) + (8q - 6) = 90

You can then rearrange the equation to solve for q. Then sub q back into the individual equations to calculate the angles.

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**helper**, Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 7:57pm
14q + 8 + 8q - 6 = 90

22q + 2 = 90

22q = 88

q = 4

14q + 8 = 64

8q - 6 = 26

64 + 26 = 90

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 9:07pm
Segment EF is a midsegment of triangle ABC. If BC = 14 cm, what is the measure of segment EF

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