## STATE WHETHER THEY ARE EQUIVALENT

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For each pair of equations below, state whether they are equivalent. If they are equivalent, explain why. If they are not, give a counter example.

a. 3-4(p-6) \text{ and } 3-4p-243−4(p−6) and 3−4p−24

b. (2j-3)(j+4) \text{ and } 2j^2+5j-12(2j−3)(j+4) and 2j2+5j−12