# Geometry

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If /_1 and /_2 are complementary angles, and m /_1=5x-9 and m/_2=4x, find the measure of the two angles.

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A+B = 90
A = 5x-9
B = 4x

A+B = 9x-9 = 90
9x = 99
x = 11

A = 55-9 = 46
B = 4(11) =44

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