# Ex.14.4 Q2 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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## Question

Find and correct the errors in the statement:

\[x(3x + 2) = 3{x^2} + 2\]

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Incorrect mathematical statement.

**What is unknown?**

Correct mathematical statement.

**Reasoning:**

Solve L.H.S.

**Steps:**

\[\begin{align} {\rm{L.H.S}} &= x(3x + 2)\\&= 3{x^2} + 2x\\ {\rm{L.H.S}} &\ne {\rm{R.H.S}} \end{align}\]

The correct statement is \(x(3x + 2) = 3{x^2} + 2x\)