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complementary angles
Angles AOC + COB = 90°.

complementary angles

pl.n.
Two angles whose sum is 90°.
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complementary angles
angles AOC + COB = 90°

com·ple·men·ta·ry angles

(kŏm′plə-mĕn′tə-rē)
Two angles whose sum is 90°.
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Noun1.complementary angles - two angles whose sum is a right anglecomplementary angles - two angles whose sum is a right angle
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
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