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Subtraction Property Of Equality

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What Is Subtraction Property Of Equality?


The property Subtraction Property Of Equality is a subset of Properties Of Subtraction. To learn about other properties of subtraction see Properties Of Subtraction.

  • This subtraction property states if two numbers are equal, and you subtract the same number from both sides of an equation then the equation is correct. Example:
        6 = 6
        9 - 6 = 9 - 6
        3 = 3



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9 − 6 = 9 − 6
    3 = 3
if a = b then
a − c = b − c


If you want to learn about the Math Properties of Addition, Multiplication, or Division see Math Properties.