# Ex.14.3 Q24 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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## Question

Find and correct the errors in the statement:

\[\frac{{7x + 5}}{5} = 7x\]

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Incorrect mathematical statement.

**What is unknown?**

Correct mathematical statement.

**Reasoning:**

Solve \(L.H.S.\)

**Steps:**

\[\begin{align}L.H.S. &= \frac{{7x + 5}}{5} = \frac{{7x}}{5} + \frac{5}{5}\\&= \frac{{7x}}{5} + 1\\L.H.S. &\ne R.H.S.\end{align}\]

The correct statement is

\[\begin{align}\frac{{7x + 5}}{5} = \frac{{7x}}{5} + 1 \end{align}\]