Video: Verifying Whether a Given Subtraction Equation Is True or False

True or false: 2 = 8 − 7.


Video Transcript

True or false: two is equal to eight minus seven. On this side of the equal sign, we have two. On this side, we have eight blocks, but we need to take away seven: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. Now we have two blocks on one side and one block on the other. Is it true that two is equal to one? No! The number sentence two is equal to eight take away seven is false.

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