Solve the equation. Check your solution.
The solution for the equation is all real numbers.
The distributive property is given as .
The given equation is .
Combine the like terms.
Since is true, the solution of the equation are all real numbers.
To check the solution, choose any real number as a value of p and substitute in the equation .
Then, substitute in and check the result.
As the left-hand side is equal to right hand side, this signifies that the solution is correct.
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