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Five times the measure of an angle is 48 more than the measure of its supplement. Find the measure of the angle.

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    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 ?

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