Posted by **m.d.** on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 6:44am.

The diagonals of a rectangle ABCD meet at O. If angle BOC is equal to 44 degree, find angle OAD.

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**clad**, Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 7:23am
180-44=136 degrees

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 7:56am
The diagonals of a rectangle produce pairs of isosceles triangle.

So triangle BOC is isosceles, and each of the base angles must be 68°

(68+68+44=180)

since angles BCO and OAD are alternate angles for parallel lines,

angle OAD = 68°

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