## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

False. Change to $\displaystyle \frac{3x+3}{3}=x+1$
The expression on the left has been (erroneously) reduced by 3, but 3 is not a factor of the numerator. The statement is false. It would be true if the numerator on the LHS was $3(x+1)=3z+3$