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4-17.

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

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, . Since there is only one

possible

*value, the statement is only sometimes true.*