Verify by substitution that:
(i) x = 4 is the root of 3x – 5 = 7
(ii) x = 3 is the root of 5 + 3x = 14
(iii) x = 2 is the root of 3x – 2 = 8x – 12
(iv) x = 4 is the root of (3x/2) = 6
(v) y = 2 is the root of y – 3 = 2y – 5
(vi) x = 8 is the root of (1/2)x + 7 = 11
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