0.3x +2 < 1.1x-3 0.3x -1.1x + 2 < -3-2 -0.8x < -5 x < 6.25 First someone please tell me if I did this wrong. Second do I need to change my symbol due to the fact that I divided by a negative number? Making the answer X > 6.25 Thank You
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Originally Posted by OneidaFL 0.3x +2 < 1.1x-3 0.3x -1.1x + 2 < -3-2 -0.8x < -5 x < 6.25 First someone please tell me if I did this wrong. Second do I need to change my symbol due to the fact that I divided by a negative number? Making the answer X > 6.25 Thank You Yes your answer should be X > 6.25 because you divided by a negative number (which is the same as saying that you multiplied by a negative number). There is an easy check. Plug x=0 into 0.3x +2 < 1.1x-3 and see whether or not it's true.
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