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

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- Jul 3rd 2007, 02:51 AMGAdamsInequality
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 - Jul 3rd 2007, 02:56 AMgalactus
$\displaystyle 5x+7\leq{3x+14}$

$\displaystyle 2x\leq{7}$

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

7/2=3.5

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