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# Find and correct the errors in the statement: 5y + 2y + y - 7y = 0

**Solution:**

An equation is a mathematical statement with an 'equal to' symbol between two algebraic expressions that have equal values.

Given,

5y + 2y + y - 7y = 0

Solving LHS we get,

5y + 2y + y - 7y

= 8y - 7y

= y

But RHS = 0

Thus, LHS ≠ RHS

The correct statement is 5y + 2 y + y - 7y = y

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 14

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## Find and correct the errors in the statement: 5y + 2y + y - 7y = 0

Class 8 Maths NCERT Solutions Chapter 14 Exercise 14.4 Question 5

**Summary:**

Find and correct the errors in the statement: 5y + 2y + y - 7y = 0. The correct statement is 5y + 2y + y - 7y = y.

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