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9-77.

Is (*x* − 5)^{2} equivalent to (5 − *x*)^{2}? Explain why or why not. Homework Help ✎

(5 − x) = −(*x* − 5)

9-77.

Is (*x* − 5)^{2} equivalent to (5 − *x*)^{2}? Explain why or why not. Homework Help ✎

(5 − x) = −(*x* − 5)