# Multiplication Property of Equality

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# Multiplication Property of Equality

The definition of the multiplication property of equality states:

If *a* = *b*, then *a* ⋅ *c* = *b* ⋅ *c*.

Discuss the following with your classmates.

- Where is the multiplication property of equality used in this example?
- How would you use a ratio table to solve this problem?