# intermediate algebra

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Two complementary angles are such that one is eight times larger than the other. Find the two angles.

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let x = first angle
let 90-x = second angle
then we set up the equation:
8x = (90-x)
8x + x = 90
9x = 90
x = 10 degrees
90-x = 80 degrees

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