Equality properties are used to solve the equations, or to keep both sides of the equations equal. These properties maintain the balance between both sides of an equation. Examples of equality properties include the addition property of equality, subtraction property of equality, multiplication property of equality, and others. In these worksheets, students will identify the specific equality property used to maintain balance between both sides of an expression.

Example: Identify the property of equality used to rewrite the first line.

`x=y+62`

`6x = 6(y+62)`

Algebra 1

One-Variable Equations