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I need help with this problem. Solve the equation using the addition property of equality p-1=4

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  1. p-1= 4. P= ? To solve it with addition only in algebra we do it the oppiste e=way and backwards. So our question, Cora Evans, is really just 4 + 1 = 5

    P = 5

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    posted by Mack
  2. add 1 to each side.

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  3. p-1=4

    Add 1 to both sides of the equation.

  4. add one to both sides

    p - 1 = 4
    1 = 1
    ------------- add
    p+1-1 = 5
    or
    p = 5

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    posted by Damon

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