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The measures of two complementary angles are complementary angles are in the ratio 1:3. What are the measures of the angles?

 Jan 27, 2020
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Complementary means the two angles sum to 90 degrees

 

A ratio of   1:3    means one is 3 times bigger than the other

 

x   + 3x  =  90

4x = 90

x =  22.5  degrees      the other is  3 times this     67.5 degrees 

 Jan 27, 2020

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