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6-21.

Determine if the statement below is true or false. Justify your conclusion.

$2(3 + 5x) = 6 + 5x$

Simplify both sides as much as possible and see if they are equal to each other.

$6+10x\ne6+5x$

So, it is not true for all values of $x$. But is there any value of $x$ that makes the statement true?

Yes, The statement is sometimes true since $x=0$ makes the statement true.