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To solve for p, set up the equation

5p + 9 = p - 3

5p = p - 12

4p = -12

p = -3

to prove the answer, substitute -3 for p and prove

5(-3) + 9 = (-3) -3

-15 + 9 = -6

-6 = -6

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