# Comparing

Algebra Level 2

True or False?

If real numbers $${\color{red}a},\ {\color{blue}b},\ x,$$ and $$y$$ satisfy ${\color{red}a}x + {\color{blue}5}y = {\color{red}2}x + {\color{blue}b}y,$ then it must be the case that ${\color{red}a=2} \text{ and } {\color{blue}b=5}.$

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