# Ex.14.3 Q21 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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## Question

Find and correct the errors in the statement:

\[\frac{{3x}}{{3x + 2}} = \frac{1}{2}\]

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Incorrect mathematical statement.

**What is unknown?**

Correct mathematical statement.

**Reasoning:**

Solve \(L.H.S.\)

**Steps:**

\[L.H.S. = \frac{{3x}}{{3x + 2}} \ne R.H.S.\]

The correct statement is

\[\begin{align}\frac{{3x}}{{3x + 2}} = \frac{{3x}}{{3x + 2}} \end{align}\]