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2-136.

Look back at the expressions in problem 2-135 that are not equivalent. For each pair, are there any values of the variable(s) that would make the two expressions equal? **Justify** your reasoning. 2-136 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

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Multiply the first expression using a generic rectangle.

Set the expressions equal to each other and solve for *x*.

The equations are equal only if *x* = 0.

Set the expressions equal to each other and simplify.

This is equal only if *x* = 0 or *x* = 1.

See part (e).