posted by David .
An angle measures 5 degrees more than 4 times its complement. What is the angle?
I understand that the formula would be 4x+5 degrees. Would this be the answer?
The sum of complementary angles = 90. Let x = the smaller angle.
x + 4x + 5 = 90
5x = 85
x = 17
Larger angle = 90 - 17