Posted by Hailey on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 6:34pm.
Five times the measure of an angle is 48 more than the measure of its supplement. Find the measure of the angle.

Geometry  Reiny, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 6:56pm
let the measure of the angle be x
5x = (180  x) + 45
5x = 180  x + 45
6x = 225
x = 37.5°
check:
5 times the angle = 187.5
the supplement of 37.5 is 142.5
is 187.5 45 more than 142.5 ?