Ex.14.3 Q24 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Question

Q24 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 \(\begin{align}\frac{{7x + 5}}{5} = \frac{{7x}}{5} + 1 \end{align} \)