Division Property of Equality

Definition of Division Property of Equality

Division Property of Equality states that dividing both sides of an equation by a non-zero number doesn't affect the equation.

Examples of Division Property of Equality

    5p = 15
    By dividing both sides of the equation by 5, we get p = 3.
    Substituting p = 3 in the original equation will help us check the division property of equality.
    5 ◊ 3 = 15, itís true!

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Solved Example on Division Property of Equality

Ques: Solve - 3x = 12 using division property of equality.

    Choices:
    A. - 4
    B. 3
    C. 12
    D. 36
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: - 3x = 12
    Step 2:  example of  Division Property of Equality [Apply division property of equality.]