A value we can put in place of a variable (such as x) that makes the equation true.

Example: x + 2 = 7

When we put 5 in place of x we get: 5 + 2 = 7

Which is true, so x = 5 is a solution

Example: x + 2 = 7

When we put 5 in place of x we get: 5 + 2 = 7

Which is true, so x = 5 is a solution

See: Variable

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