# Inequality

• July 3rd 2007, 02:51 AM
Inequality
I have tried this a few times but keep getting x = 3.5
I am told this is wrong. Help!

5x + 7 less than or equal to 3x + 14
• July 3rd 2007, 02:56 AM
galactus
$5x+7\leq{3x+14}$

$2x\leq{7}$

$x\leq{\frac{7}{2}}$

7/2=3.5

I don't know who told you 3.5 is wrong, but they appear to be incorrect.