Ex.14.4 Q1 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Question

Find and correct the errors in the statement:

\[4(x - 5) = 4x - 5\]

Text Solution

What is known?

Incorrect mathematical statement.

What is unknown?

Correct mathematical statement.

Reasoning:

Solve L.H.S.

Steps:

\[{\rm{S}} = 4(x - 5) \ne \rm R.H.S.\]

The correct statement is \(4(x - 5) = 4x - 20\)

  
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