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The measure of one angle is 2/3 the measure of another. The sum of the angles is 180 degrees....

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The measure of one angle is {eq}\frac{2}{3} {/eq} the measure of another. The sum of the angles is 180 degrees. What are the measures of the angles?

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Let one angle be {eq}x {/eq}.

Then the other angle using the given information is: {eq}\dfrac{2x}{3} {/eq}.

The sum of these two angles is given...

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