Ex.14.3 Q8 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Question

Q5. Find and correct the errors in the statement:

 \(5y + 2y + y - 7y = 0\)

Text Solution

What is known?

Incorrect mathematical statement.

What is unknown?

Correct mathematical statement.

Reasoning:

Solve \(L.H.S.\)

Steps:

\[\begin{align}L.H.S. = 5y + 2y + y - 7y = 8y - 7y = y \ne R.H.S. \end{align}\]

The correct statement is \(5y + 2y + y{\rm{ }} - 7y = y\)