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2-56.

When asked to solve $\left(x − 3\right)\left(x − 2\right) = 0$, Freddie gives the answer “$x = 2$.” Samara says the answer is $x = 3$. Who is correct? Justify your answer.

Check both of their solutions in the equation.

They are both partially correct. The answer is $x = 2$ or $x = 3$.