Find an angle's measure when given the measures of its parts.

Problem

Louie the oyster wants to show all of the other oysters what a nice pearl he has made. He opens up his shell to an angle of 22, degree, but they still can't see the pearl.
Louie opens his shell 37, degree more, and then all of his friends are amazed at the beautiful pearl.
How many total degrees did Louie open his shell?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
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