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the complement of an angle is 18 degree more than the angle.find the measure of the angle and its complement.

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  1. let the angle be x
    then its complement is 90-x

    90-x = x + 18
    -2x = -72
    x = 36

    check:
    the angle is 36° and its complement is 54°
    which is 18° more than 36°

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