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3-24.

Look back at the expressions in problem 3-23 that are not equivalent. For each pair of expressions, are there any values of the variable(s) that would make the two expressions equal? Justify your reasoning.

Multiply the first expression using a generic rectangle.

Set the expressions equal to each other and solve for .

The equations are equal only if .

Set the expressions equal to each other and simplify.

This is equal only if or

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See part (e).