Symmetric Property of Equality: Definition & Examples


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Which one of the statements below correctly gives the Symmetric Property of Equality?

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Rewrite the equation below using only the symmetric property of equality.

2x + 5 = 3x - 7


Rewrite the following equation using only the Symmetric Property of Equality

3(2x + 1) = 2(x + 3)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mathematics is no small discipline. And as simple a concept as an equals sign is, there are still a lot facets of it. This quiz will assess your ability to grasp understanding of the symmetric property of equality by providing you with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • Symmetric property of equality defined
  • Exchange between the left and right sides of the equation
  • Practice problems involving this mathematical concept

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve symmetric equality practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of math applications to answer practice questions
  • Making connections - use your previous understanding of math to grasp this concept

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about equality in math, check out the accompanying lesson titled Symmetric Property of Equality: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers:

  • Definition of the concept of the symmetric property of equality
  • The property's practical application in arithmetic and algebra
  • Examples of the concept