# 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:**

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

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