Posted by
candy on
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Solve each equation by using the properties of equality. Check.
4x – 18 = 65

Math 
candy,
4x  18 + 18 = 65 + 18
4x = 83
4x/4 = 8 ¾
x = 8 ¾
Right?

Math 
Ms. Sue,
4x – 18 = 65
4x = 65 + 18
4x = 83
x = 83/4
x = 20.75

Math 
Ms. Sue,
Look at your third step. Compare it with mine.

Math 
candy,
I got it. Thank you!