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4-17.

Determine if the statement below is always, sometimes, or never true. Justify your conclusion. Homework Help ✎

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

The sides are not equal, but when you solve the equation, *x* = 0. Since there is only one

possible *x* value, the statement is only sometimes true.