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# Math Vocab Ch. 2.1-5

Term | Definition |
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equivalent equations | equations with the same solutions |

addition property of equality | adding the same number to each side of an equation produces an equivalent expression |

subtraction property of equality | subtracting the same number from each side of an equation produces an equivalent expression |

isolate | the variable with a coefficient of 1, alone on one side of the equation |

inverse operations | undoes another operation |

multiplication property of equality | multiplying each side of an equation by the same nonzero number produces an equivalent expression |

division property of equality | dividing each side of an equation by the same nonzero number produces an equivalent expression |

identity | an equation that is true for every possible value of the variable |

no solution | an equation with no value of the variable that makes that equation true |

literal equation | a equation that involves two or more variables |

formula | an equation that states a relationship among quantities |

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LBurnham