supplementary angle


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supplementary angle

[¦səp·lə¦men·trē ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
One angle is supplementary to another angle if their sum is 180°.
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The mean carrying angle was found 166.64[degrees] (supplementary angle:13.36) among 11 subjects by Braune & Kyrklund (1879) who first described carrying angle (Paraskevas et al, 2004; Braune & Kyrklund, 1879).
The incline angle of "main slope" is equal to the supplementary angle of InSAR's depression angle and independent of the other parameters of InSAR system.
They also can pair with a classmate and form complementary and supplementary angles in ways that defy forgetting.
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