**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).