Posted by **robbie** on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 5:48pm.

Two angles are complementary. One of the angles is twice the other.

The larger angle has a measure of

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 5:53pm
Solve for x. Then multiply it by 2.

x + 2x = 90

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**Jen**, Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 6:45pm
x + 2x = 90

so you would divide 2x on both sides, it would then look like this:

x + 2x = 90

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2x 2x

x = 45

so you would then assume that both angles measurements are 45 degrees each, which would equal to 90 degrees, because a complementary angle measures 90 degrees. hope this helps!

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 6:50pm
Jen -- you did not read the problem carefully!

**One of the angles is twice the other. **

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 7:03pm
Also x + 2x does not equal 2x.

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 11:34pm
x+2x=90°

3x=90° Divide both sides with 3

x=30°

The larger angle has a measure of:

2x=60°

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