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# Solve the following equations by factorization method:x2 + 8x + 7

On factorizing the above equation,

x2 + 8x + 7 = 0

x2 + 7x + x + 7 = 0

x(x + 7) + 1(x + 7) = 0

(x + 7) (x + 1) = 0

Solving the first part,

x + 7= 0

x = -7

Solving the second part,

x + 1 = 0

x = -1

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