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(07.01 MC) Mona solved an equation incorrectly, as shown below: Step 1: 5x = 30 Step 2: x = 30 − 5 Step 3: x = 25 Which statement best explains why Step 2 is incorrect in Mona's solution? She did not add 5 to 30. She did not divide 30 by 5. She did not multiply 30 by 5. She did not multiply 30 five times.

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ButterKing

She performed the incorrect operation.  She did not divide 30 by 5.

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