My teacher said we have to use this equation, but I'm not sure why or how to apply:

90-m=2(180-m)

Problem:

Angle A is 1/2 it's complement, angle B

Any ideas???

Thanks for any help!

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- September 11th 2008, 03:39 PMEmily1Need urgent help in Geometry!
My teacher said we have to use this equation, but I'm not sure why or how to apply:

90-m=2(180-m)

Problem:

Angle A is 1/2 it's complement, angle B

Any ideas???

Thanks for any help! - September 11th 2008, 04:28 PMskeeter
**Angle A is 1/2 it's complement, angle B**

the above statement says A + B = 90 and A = B/2

so ...

(B/2) + B = 90

solve for B, then determine A.

this equation ...

**90 - m = 2(180 - m)**

would not be applicable to the above problem.