Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set - Page 52: 80


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Work Step by Step

As per the multiplication property of equality we will have to multiply the same real number on the both sides of the equations so that they can be remain equivalent equations and must give the same solution set. Let us take an example: $p=q$ and $pr=qr$; here $r$ will be the same real number in order to keep the equations equivalent.
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