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# 1-3 Open Sentences

## A mathematical statement with an equal

sign (=) is called an EQUATION.

Let’s practice…
Find the solution set for if the replacement
set is {2, 3, 4, 5, 6}.
Replace a in with each value in the
replacement set.
a True or False?
2 false
3 false
4 true
5 false
6 false

## Answer: The solution set is {4}.

Find the solution set for if the replacement
set is {2, 3, 4, 5, 6}.
Replace with each value in the
replacement set.
a True or False?
2 false
3 false
4 false
5 false
6 true

## Answer: The solution set is {6}.

Find the solution set for each equation if the
replacement set is {0, 1, 2, 3, 4}.
a.

b.
Solve

Original equation

## Add 8 and 2 in the numerator.

Subtract 5 and 3 in the denominator.

## Evaluate the power in the denominator.

Simplify.

Find the solution set for if the replacement
set is {20, 21, 22, 23, 24}.
Replace with each value in the
replacement set.
a True or False?
20 false
21 true
22 true
23 true
24 true
is {21, 22, 23, 24}.
Find the solution set for if the replacement
set is {2, 3, 4, 5}.