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An angle y is 14o greater than its complementary angle. The value of y is:

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38o
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52o
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50o
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104o
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Solution

The correct option is B 52o
The sum of two complementary angles is 90o. Thus, if one of the angles is y, the other angle will be 90oy.

Given that y is 14o greater than its complementary angle, we have
y=(90oy)+14o2y=104oy=52o

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