# One of two complementary angles is 8 degrees less than the other. What systems of equations represents the word problem?

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Jul 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let's let one angle be

We know that complementary refers to two angles that sum up to

First, we know both angles must add up to

We also know that one angle is

Therefore, the system of equations is:

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