# Ex.14.3 Q10 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

## Question

Find and correct the errors in the statement:

\[{{\left( 2x \right)}^{2}}+4\left( 2x \right)+7=2{{x}^{2}}+8x+7\]

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Incorrect mathematical statement.

**What is unknown?**

Correct mathematical statement.

**Reasoning:**

Solve \(L.H.S.\)

**Steps:**

\[\begin{align}L.H.S. &= {(2x)^2} + 4(2x) + 7 \\&= 4{x^2} + 8x + 7\\L.H.S.& \ne R.H.S\end{align}\]

The correct statement is

\[{(2x)^2} + 4(2x) + 7 = 4{x^2} + 8x + 7\]

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