   Chapter 1.5, Problem 1E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# In Exercises 1 to 6, which property justifies the conclusion of the statement?If 2 x = 12 , then x = 6 .

To determine

To find:

The property that justifies the conclusion of the statement “If 2x=12, then x=6”.

Explanation

Given:

The statement is “If 2x=12, then x=6”.

Approach:

The given statement is based on hypothesis and conclusion. Let 2x=12 be the hypothesis and x=6 be the conclusion.

The Division Property of Equality states that if both sides of an equation is divided by the same non-zero number then the sides of the equation remains equal.

The Multiplication Property of Equality states that if both the sides of an equation are multiplied by a same number then the sides of the equation remains equal.

Calculation:

Solve the hypothesis 2x=12 using Division Property. Divide both side with 2.

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