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if the measure of one angle is 5x and the measure of its compliment is 10x, what is the value for x?

It is known that the angle and its compliment add up to 90.

That means we can take the measure 5x and the measure 10x to get 90.

So, 5x + 10x = 90 is the same as 15x = 90.

Dividing both sides by 15 gives x = 90/15, and that is the same as x = 6.


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