Ex.14.3 Q9 Factorization - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Question

Q9. Find and correct the errors in the statement:

\[3x + 2x = 5{x^2}\]

Text Solution

What is known?

Incorrect mathematical statement.

What is unknown?

Correct mathematical statement.

Reasoning:

Solve \(L.H.S.\)

Steps:

\[\begin{align}L.H.S. &= 3x + 2x = 5x\\L.H.S. &\ne R.H.S.\end{align}\]

The correct statement is \(3x + 2x = 5x\)