# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 36: 76

The pair is not equal

#### Work Step by Step

2.1h$\times$3=6.3h. A great way to prove that two expressions are not equal if the statement looks false is to plug in a number and see if the expressions are equal. Consider h=2. 6.3 times 2 equals 12.6, but 6.3 plus 2 equals 8.3, so the pair is not equal.

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