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2-56.

When asked to solve (*x* − 3)(*x* − 2) = 0 , Freddie gives the answer “*x* = 2.” Samara says the answer is *x* = 3. Who is correct? Justify your answer. Homework Help ✎

Check both of their solutions in the equation.

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