complementary angle

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complementary angle

(Mathematics) either of two angles whose sum is 90°. Compare supplementary angle

com′plemen′tary an′gle

art at complex fraction

either of two angles that added together produce an angle of 90°. Compare supplementary angle.
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Combining these complementary angles provides a richer understanding of how communication and culture relate, how they evolved and develop and how transmission processes influence them.

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