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the angles complementary and the smaller angle is 40 degrees less than measure of the larger

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complementary angles add up to 90°
so if the smaller is x
then the other angle is 90-x

x = 90-x - 40
2x = 50
x = 25

so smaller is 25° and the larger is 90-25 = 64°

check: is 25 less than 65 by 40 ? YEAHHHH!

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