Solving inequalities

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Solving inequalities

Postby Love » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:56 pm

-7(6+X) GREATERTHANOREQUALTOSIGN -56

Do I start by dividing 56 by -7? I am confused

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Re: Solving inequalities

Postby little_dragon » Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:21 am

Love wrote:-7(6+X) GREATERTHANOREQUALTOSIGN -56

Do I start by dividing 56 by -7? I am confused

-7(6+x) >= -56
yeh divide thru by -7 & don't forget to flip the sign
(6+x) <= -56/-7
they show how here: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/ineqlin.htm


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