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What does it mean for a number to be the "solution" to an equation? Give an example of a variable equation and its solution. Explain in complete sentences how you know that number is the solution.

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    The number "satisfies" the equation ie if you substitute the number for the variable, the expression is valid. 4x = 8 Solution is 2 because 4*2 = 8

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