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5-32.

Compare the two equations below.

How are the equations similar? How are they different?

and They are similar in that both are expressions equal to

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They are different in that the first equation is a product while the second is a sum.Solve both equations.

For the first equation, set each factor equal to zero and solve.

For the second equation, start by combining like terms.