# Two angles are supplementary. One angle is 5 degrees less than four times the other. What are the measures of the angles?

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May 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

To be able to answer this, we must know what it means that the angles are supplementary. If you have two angles a and b and

As

which gives

Therefore

May 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let the angle be

One angle is 5 degrees less than four times the other.

One angle is

The other angle is

Supplementary implies:

So the angles are: