# SOLUTION: Three times the complement of an angle less the supplement of an angle is 10 degrees. Find the supplement.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Angles Question 99971: Three times the complement of an angle less the supplement of an angle is 10 degrees. Find the supplement.Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let x=the angle supplement=180-x complement=90-x 3(90-x)-(180-x)=10 270-3x-180+x=10 90-2x=10 subtract 90 from each side: -2x=-80 divide -2 into each side: x=40 Check: 3*50-140=10 150-140=10 Ed