# Identity, Equation or Formula?

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## Formula

$$3x+9=30$$

$$abc=cba$$

$$x^2+x^2=2x^2$$

$$S=D \div T$$

$$3y=2y+10$$

$$6a \div 2 = 3a$$

$$b^2+2b-7=0$$

$$A=\pi r^2$$

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