Posted by **anonymus** on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 7:59am.

Among the 2 supplementary angles the measure of the largeer angle is 36 more than measure of the smaller one.Find their measures.

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**drwls**, Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:09am
Since they are supplementary,

A + B = 180

and you also know that

A - B = 36

where A is the "measure of" the larger of the two angles.

By adding the two equations, you find that

2A = 216

A = 108

B = 72

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