# SOLUTION: Find the measure of an angle if its measure is 9 degrees less than eight times the measure of its supplement

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 25569: Find the measure of an angle if its measure is 9 degrees less than eight times the measure of its supplementAnswer by stanbon(57424)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the measure of the smaller angle be "x". Then the 2nd angle's measure will be 8x-9. EQUATION: 1st angle + 2nd angle = 180 degrees x + 8x -9 =180 9x=189 x = 21 degrees 8x-9 = 159 degrees Cheers, Stan H.