# Division Property of Equality

__Definition of Division Property of Equality__

__Examples of Division Property of Equality__

Divide both sides of the equation by 5, we get *p* = 3.

Substituting *p* = 3 back into the original equation will help us check the division property of equality.

5 × 3 = 15, its true!

__Solved Example on Division Property of Equality__

Solve - 3*x* = 12 using division property of equality.

**Choices:**

A. - 4

B. 3

C. 12

D. 36

**Correct Answer: A**

Solution:

** Step 1:** - 3*x* = 12

**Step 2:** [Apply division property of equality.]

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