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Division Property of Equality

Rule

Division Property of Equality

Given an equation, dividing each side of the equation by the same non-zero number yields an equivalent equation.

If and then

The Division Property of Equality also holds true if and are complex numbers as long as This property is one of the Properties of Equality that can be used when solving equations. To isolate the variable, the multiplication by can be eliminated by dividing both sides of the equation by since division is the inverse operation of multiplication.