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6-50.

Determine if the statement below is true or false. Justify your conclusion. Homework Help ✎

Simplify both sides as much as possible and see if they are equal to each other.

Now solve.

It depends. While the Distributive Property states that , in this case the value of

*is unknown.*

The statement is false if

*, but the statement is true if*

*.*