# SOLUTION: One of two supplementary angles is 8 more than the other. Find the measure of the larger angle.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Angles Question 174299: One of two supplementary angles is 8 more than the other. Find the measure of the larger angle.Answer by nycsub_teacher(90)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!One of two supplementary angles is 8 more than the other. Find the measure of the larger angle. ========================================================== Since the angles are supplementary, then they add up to 180. Let x = smaller angle Let x + 8 = larger angle We now have this: x + x + 8 = 180 2x + 8 = 180 2x = 180 - 8 2x = 172 x = 172/2 x = 86 The larger angle is x + 8 and I just x to be 86. So, the larger angle is 86 + 8 = 94