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Solve the equation. Check your solution: -2 = p -1

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1 of 2$\begin{align*} &-2 {\color{#c34632}\textbf{ + 1}} = p - 1 {\color{#c34632}\textbf{ + 1}} && {\text{Use addition of equality}}\\ &{\color{#4257b2}-1 = p} && {\text{Simplify}}\\ &{\text{Checking}}\\ &-2 = p - 1 && {\text{Write the original equation}}\\ &-2 = {\color{#4257b2}-1} - 1 && {\text{Replace $p$ with $-1$}}\\ &-2 = -2 && {\text{The sentence is true}}\\ \end{align*}$

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