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An angle's measurement is 5 degrees less than 3 times the measure of its supplement. Find the measure of the angle and its supplement.

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A supplement is 2 angles that add up to 180º. We can set this problem in an Algebraic Equation (x being the smaller angle) x+(3x-5)=180 4x-5=180 4x=185 x=46.5 Measure of smaller angle: 46.5º Measure of supplement: 134.5º

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