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3-24.

Look back at the expressions in problem 3-23 that are not equivalent. For each pair of expressions, are there any values of the variable(s) that would make the two expressions equal? Justify your reasoning. .

Multiply the first expression using a generic rectangle.

Set the expressions equal to each other and solve for .

The equations are equal only if .

Set the expressions equal to each other and simplify.

This is equal only if or

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See part (e).