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The ratio of two complementary angles is 5 to 1. what are the angles?

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priyanka1

Call x and y those angles. If they are complementary, then their sum equals 90°: x + y = 90° y = 90° - x The ratio of them is 5 to 1. So, x/y = 5/1 x/(90° - x) = 5/1 x = 5 * (90° - x) x = 450° - 5x x + 5x = 450° 6x = 450° x = 450°/6 x = 75° The measure of the other angle is y = 90° - 75° y = 15° The angles are 75° and 15°. I hope it helps. =)

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