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Which of the following best describes how to use of the addition property of equality to isolate the variable x below? 5 = x – 2 A. add 5 to both sides of the equation B. subtract 5 from both sides of the equation C. add 2 to both sides of the equation D. subtract 2 from both sides of the equation

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  1. anonymous
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    1. What do you think the question is? 2. Why do you think it? 3. Then i'll help you.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Answer not question*

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    Who ever responds don't just give an answer please.

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    c. add 2 to both sides (this will isolate x as follows) 5 (+2) = x -2 (+2) the 2's on the right hand side cancel each other leaving: 3 = x

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think its (D) because my teacher told me that if you add u do the opposite

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    Okay, your answer is c,, because you work out the problem like you do with anything else.

  7. anonymous
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    so if you were to work out the problem it would equal to 7.... but then you would know what to add on both sides.

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