# SOLUTION: what is the measure and equation of an angle if its measure is twice that of its complement?

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 Question 358326: what is the measure and equation of an angle if its measure is twice that of its complement? Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` Hi, Let x be one of the angle, then it's complement would be x/2 the equation: x = 90 -x/2 solving for x (3/2)x = 90 x = (2/3)90 x = 60 degrees the measure of the angle asked for checking our answer Angle with measure of 60 degrees is twice the measure of its complement ```