MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Which numbers are a distance of 5 units from 8 on a number line?Select the location on the number line to plot each point.

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Answer: [tex]3[/tex] and [tex]13[/tex] Step-by-step explanation: Observe the number line attached. In order to find which numbers are a distance of [tex]5\ units[/tex] from [tex]8[/tex] on a number line, you can follow these steps: First step: You must locate the number [tex]8[/tex] on the number line. Second step: Move [tex]5\ units[/tex] to the left. Notice that the distance between the numbers [tex]3[/tex] and [tex]8[/tex] is [tex]5\ units[/tex] Third step: Move [tex]5\ units[/tex] to the right. Observe that the distance between the numbers [tex]13[/tex] and [tex]8[/tex] is [tex]5\ units[/tex] You can also verify this through the following addition and subtraction: [tex]8-5=3\\\\\\8+5=13[/tex] Therefore, the numbers that are a distance of [tex]5\ units[/tex] from [tex]8[/tex] on a number line, are: [tex]3[/tex] and [tex]13[/tex]