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## What do we use properties of equality for?

Otherwise known as properties of equality. By knowing these logical rules, we will be able to manipulate, simplify, balance, and solve equations, as well as draw accurate conclusions supported by reasons. The following properties allow us to simplify, balance, and solve equations.

### What do the properties of equality tell us?

PROPERTIES OF EQUALITY | |
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Reflexive Property | For all real numbers x , x=x . A number equals itself. |

Transitive Property | For all real numbers x,y, and z , if x=y and y=z , then x=z . Two numbers equal to the same number are equal to each other. |

**What are the 7 properties of equality?**

Following are the properties of equality:

- Reflexive property of equality: a = a.
- Symmetric property of equality:
- Transitive property of equality:
- Addition property of equality;
- Subtraction property of equality:
- Multiplication property of equality:
- Division property of equality;
- Substitution property of equality:

**What is the definition of addition property of equality?**

: any of various mathematical rules regarding the addition of numbers The addition property of equality states that for numbers a, b, and c, if a = b then a + c = b + c.

## What are the six properties of equality?

The Reflexive Property. a =a.

### What is an example of addition property of equality?

Summary. The Addition Property states that: a=bis equivalent toa+c=b+cora−c=b−c Basically, whatever you do to one side of the equal sign, you have to do to the other side. To see this in an example, he looks at the problem: x+21=58.

**When do you use properties of equality to solve equation?**

For all real numbers a, b, and c: If a = b, then a + c = b + c. If two expressions are equal to each other, and you add the same value to both sides of the equation, the equation will remain equal. When you solve an equation, you find the value of the variable that makes the equation true. In order to solve the equation, you isolate the variable.

**Which is an example of the property of equalities?**

Properties of equalities. Two equations that have the same solution are called equivalent equations e.g. 5 +3 = 2 + 6. And this as we learned in a previous section is shown by the equality sign =. An inverse operation are two operations that undo each other e.g. addition and subtraction or multiplication and division.

## How does the division property of equality work?

If you multiply each side of an equation with the same nonzero number you produce an equivalent equation. And naturally this goes for the division property of equality as well. You can divide each side of an equation with the same nonzero number to produce an equivalent equation

### What is the addition and subtraction property of equality?

The addition property of equality tells us that adding the same number to each side of an equation gives us an equivalent equation if\\: a-b=c,then\\: a-b\\, {\\color {green} {+\\, b}}=c\\, {\\color {green} {+\\, b}}, or \\: a=c+b The same goes with the subtraction property of equality.