Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 8:25pm.

5=7+n

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 8:34pm
Subtract 7 from both sides.

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**Pride**, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 8:38pm
Well since we are adding we need to subtract to find n. Reason being, if we had 6+7=14 we could take it and say 14-6=7 or 14-7=6. Get it? So 5-7 is a negative number. 7-5 is 2 so it is -2. n=(-2), Hope that helps!!!!

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9:48pm
Thank you so much Ms. Sue and Pride! :)

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9:49pm
You're welcome.

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