Posted by **Thomas** on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 6:31pm.

The measure of the supplement of an angle is one fourth the measure of the angle. What is the measure of each angle?

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**agrin04**, Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 6:09am
Supplementary angles: x + y = 180

From the problem, we can state that: y = (1/4)x

Substituting back to the first equation, we have:

x + (1/4)x = 180

(5/4)x = 180

x = ? (You can calculate this yourself)

As to find the supplementary angle, you can use the result for x by using the equation y = (1/4)x

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