# Set builder notation to describe the complete solution

• May 28th 2011, 06:54 PM
jay1
Set builder notation to describe the complete solution

39 - (3x+7) less than or equal to (x + 4) + x

equals x|x ?
• May 28th 2011, 07:46 PM
TheEmptySet
Quote:

Originally Posted by jay1

39 - (3x+7) less than or equal to (x + 4) + x

equals x|x ?

Okay so what have you tried?

Can you solve

$39-(3x+7) \le (x+4)+x$

for x?
• May 28th 2011, 09:40 PM
jay1
x is greater than or equal to 4. Is that right?
• May 29th 2011, 06:56 AM
TheEmptySet
Quote:

Originally Posted by jay1
x is greater than or equal to 4. Is that right?

No I am sorry that is incorrect, but I don't know what error you made because you didn't show any work.