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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Linear Equations
Standards: HSA-REI.A.1
Author: nsharp1

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Grade 9 Linear Equations CCSS: HSA-REI.A.1

A solution to the equation is given, except for one step. Choose the correct action for the missing step.

$3x+5 = x-1$

 Step 1: $\ \ \$ $\ \ \$ Step 2: $3x$ $= \ \ x- 6$ Step 3: $3x-x$ $= \ \ x-6-x$ Step 4: $2x$ $= \ \ -6$ Step 5: $(2x)/2$ $= \ \ (-6)/2$ Step 6: $x$ $= \ \ -3$
1. Subtract 6 from the right hand side.
2. Remove 5 from the left hand side.
3. Add 5 to both sides.
4. Subtract 5 from both sides.
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