Given this equation,are r and p equal or not equal?Explain the reasoning

## r plus 50 equals p plus 50

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# 1 Answer

r + 50 = p + 50

Subtract 50 from both sides of the equation

r + 50 - 50 = p + 50 - 50

thus

r = p

So given the above reasoning, r and p are equal