# Thread: Can someone explain this to me?

1. ## 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.

2. ## Re: Can someone explain this to me?

Originally Posted by impressu2
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