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Can you solve the equation shown?
There are three types: ax = b, x + a = b and \displaystyle \frac{x}{a} = b
Use the options provided.
You should be able to solve any of these in 1 step.

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## Glossary

### equation

A statement that two mathematical expressions are equal,
for example 2x+5 = 6x-1.