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5-40.

Rena says that if , the equation below is true. Her friend, Dean, says the answer is

*. Who is correct? Justify your conclusion.*

Substitute both numbers in for and see which one makes the statement true.

For example, if Joe said :

False!

Now try with the given possible values.