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3-51.

While Jenna was solving the equation . What do you think?

Solve both equations and verify that they have the same solution.

Subtract

from both sides. Then, divide both sides by . Subtract

from both sides. What did Jenna do to the equation

to change it to ?Are the expressions on both sides of the equation divisible by

? Use the same method to rewrite and solve

. See part (b).