8/22/17- Properties of Equality

Properties of Equality

Things you can do to an equation and maintain its equality.

Addition Property of Equality

You can add the same term to both sides of an equation (and the equation remains true).

Subtraction Property of Equality

You can subtract the same term from both sides of an equation (and the equation remains true).

Multiplication Property of Equality

You can multiply the same term on both sides of an equation (and the equation remains true).

Division Property of Equality

You can divide both sides of an equation by the same term (except for 0!) (and the equation remains true).

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