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The measure of an angle's supplement is 44 less than the measure of the angle. Find the measure of the angle and its supplement.

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    Let x = the measure of the angle.

    x + (x - 44) = 180
    2x = 180 + 44
    2x = 224
    x = 112

    Check it.
    112 - 44 = 68
    68 + 112 = 180

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