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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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