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  • 5 years ago

Why must you always do the same thing to both sides of an equation

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    if it's an equation then left side equals right side. think of it like this: say you have a balance with two coins and you add 5 coins to one side.. it nolonger becomes equal so you add 5 coins to the other side to equal it out. doing the same thing to both sides

  2. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    3=3 does 5+3=5+3 still hold?

  3. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    how about 3-4=3-4?

  4. myininaya
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    3/5=3/5? 3*6=3*6?

  5. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    how about ln(3)=ln(3) and 3^2=3^2 and 3^3=3^3

  6. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    i notice how i have done the same thing to both sides otherwise the lhs wouldn't be equal to the rhs like if i done something to lhs of 3=3 and got 3^3=3 well that just isn't true since 27 does not equal 3

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