SOLUTION: given: angles ABC is a right angle prove: angle 1 and angle 2 are complementary

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry proofs Question 524738: given: angles ABC is a right angle prove: angle 1 and angle 2 are complementaryAnswer by stanbon(57967)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!given: angles ABC is a right angle prove: angle 1 and angle 2 are complementary ----------------- Draw the triagle so the side opposite the 90 degree angle is the base. --- Draw a line parallel to the base passing thru the vertex of the right angle. --- Notice that each leg of the triangle forms a transversal between the two parallel lines. ---- Use alternate interior angles to prove what you need to prove. ========================== Cheers, Stan H.