Week Two Concept Check - value eight will equal eight. On...

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Week Two Concept Check When you solve an equation, you apply operation for example subtraction and multiplication to each side. The objective is to get the variable alone on one side and a number on the other side. However, sometimes the variable completely cancels out of the equation. If you are left with a true statement like 8=8, then the equation has infinitely many solutions because regardless of the variable’s
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Unformatted text preview: value eight will equal eight. On the other hand if you are left with a false statement, like 5=6 then there are no solutions since regardless of the variable five will never equal six. Loretta Campbell June 21, 2011...
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