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    Can someone explain this to me?

    Two angles are supplementary. The measure of one angle is 48° less than 3 times the measure of the other. Find the measure of each angle.
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    Re: Can someone explain this to me?

    Quote Originally Posted by impressu2 View Post
    Two angles are supplementary. The measure of one angle is 48° less than 3 times the measure of the other. Find the measure of each angle.
    let x and 180 - x be the pair of supplementary angles

    180 - x = 3x - 48
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