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3-13.

Write the equation represented in each diagram below on your paper. For each part, simplify as much as possible and then solve for . Be sure to record your work on your paper. Explore using the 3-13a HW eTool (CPM) and 3-13b HW eTool (CPM). Homework Help ✎expression mat

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    Flip subtraction to addition.

    Remove zero pairs.

    Combine like terms.

    Remove an -tile from both sides.

    Add to both sides.

    Divide by on both sides.

  1. expression tiles

    Follow the steps in part (a).


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