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knaub32

  • 2 years ago

When attempting to do his homework, Mark incorrectly uses the addition property of equality below. Which statement would correct Mark’s error? 1) 8 + x = 2 2) 8 – 8 + x = 2 3) x = 2 A. To balance the equation, Mark should also subtract 2 from the right side of the equation in step 2. B. To balance the equation, Mark should also subtract 2 from both sides of the equation in step 2. C. To balance the equation, Mark should also subtract 8 from the right side of the equation in step 2. D. To balance the equation, Mark should also add 8 to both sides of the equation in step 2

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  1. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    any ideas?

  2. knaub32
    • 2 years ago
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    nope

  3. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    Do you know what "the addition property of equality " is?

  4. knaub32
    • 2 years ago
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    nope, I don't understand math at all.

  5. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    If the same number is added to equal numbers, the sums are equal. 8 + x = 2 this is an equation that says the two numbers 8 + x and 2 are equal, right?

  6. knaub32
    • 2 years ago
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    yeah I assume so

  7. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    The equals sign "=" is the basis of your assumption, correct?

  8. exploringphysics
    • 2 years ago
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    c

  9. knaub32
    • 2 years ago
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    ha thankssssss ^^

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