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# 3a plus 5 equals 5a plus 3?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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If 3a+5=5a+3, then:

3a+5 - 3a = 5a+3 - 3a

5=2a+3

5 - 3=2a+3 - 3

2=2a

a=1

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