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    How would I solve this Inequalitie?

    Hello,

    Could you please explain how to solve this Inequalitie,

    0< x < 5
    ..-... -

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    The symbols are both Less than including 0 and 5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphinxy1994 View Post
    Hello,

    Could you please explain how to solve this Inequalitie,

    0< x < 5
    ..-... -

    Thanks

    The symbols are both Less than including 0 and 5.
    What do you mean "solve this inequality"?

    Solve means to find the values that x can take.


    Here you are told what values x can take - all those between 0 and 5 inclusive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphinxy1994 View Post
    Hello,

    Could you please explain how to solve this Inequalitie,

    0< x < 5
    ..-... -

    Thanks

    The symbols are both Less than including 0 and 5.
    0 \leq x \leq 5 is a fully completed solution. It is not possible to know more accurately without more information
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    On a number line, solve all the possible values.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphinxy1994 View Post
    On a number line, solve all the possible values.
    There are still an infinite amount of solutions lying between 0 and 5. For integer values of x: x = 0,1,2,3,4,5 but these are not all the values
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    You HAVE shown all possible values.

    You have said that x can be any value between 0 and 5 inclusive.

    Now just draw this on a number line - use closed dots at 0 and 5.
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    Sorry guys, i mean how to solve this one:

    x + 3 > 7
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    Surely if x + 3 > 7 then x > 4.
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    oh, so you take away, if it's times its divide?
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    Yes, you solve a linear inequation exactly the same way as a linear equation.

    The only difference is that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, the inequality sign changes direction.
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