Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Study Skill Tips for Success in Mathematics - Exercise Set - Page 7: 2

Answer

2 +3 and 2 + x are similar because they have the same constant; 2. And, the difference is that the equation: 2 + x, has a variable; the value of x is not identified.

Work Step by Step

2+3 and 2+x are similar because they have the same constant; 2. A constant is a number on its own (in this case). And, the difference is that the equation: 2+x, has a variable; the value of x is not identified, but the other equation, 2+3 has no variables.
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