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- solve the following equation by trial and error
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- 5p+2=17

Equation is : 5p + 2 = 17

By hit and trial method, put p = 1

5(1) + 2 = 7≠17

Now put p = 2 we get

5(2) + 2 = 12 ≠ 17

Now put p = 3 we get

5(3)+2=17 = R.H.S

The value of p is 3.

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