# geometry

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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asked by ericka
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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