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subtraction property of equality

The equality is .

Apply subtraction property of equality: Subtract 5x from each side.

  (Apply commutative proparty of addition: )

             (Apply additive inverse property:  )

                   (Apply additive identity property:  )

                           (Sustract: )

Apply addition property of equality: Add 5 to each side.

                     (Apply additive inverse property:  )

                           (Apply additive identity property:  )

                               (Add: )

Apply division property of equality: Divide each side by 3.

                              (Cancel commen terms)

                                   (Divide: )


To check, substitute , in .

            (Substitute )

                   (Multiply: )

                         (Sustract: )

                               (Add: )

The equality is true

The equality solution is .


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