Two angles are complementary. The sum of the measure of the first angle and one-fourth the second angle is 87.75 degrees. Find the measures of the angles? What is the measure of the smaller angle? What is the measure of the other angle. Both in degrees...

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  1. a + b = 90
    a + .25 b = 87.75

    so b = 90-a
    a + .25(90-a) = 87.75
    .75 a + 22.50 = 87.75

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  2. I am very confused?

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  3. The measure of an angle is 48°. What is the measure of a complementary angle?

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