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PAGE: 95SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 1
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The equation is

According to addition property of equality: Add 2 to each side.

                               (Apply additive inverse property: )

                             (Apply additive identity property: )

                                   (Add: )

According to division property of equality:Divide each side by 4.

                                   (Cancel common terms)

                                      (Divide: )


To check the solution, substitute in original equation.

                              (Multiply: )

                                    (Subtract: )

Compare the values, the equation is true.

The value of .


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