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    I'm missing one little thing in this question. i do not understand why it is a inequality with a union. i understand the concept of the union but im missing something. Thanks all.

    (1/2-x) < 3

    ...sorry if its too easy im just stuck. thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by spikeslobodian View Post
    I'm missing one little thing in this question. i do not understand why it is a inequality with a union. i understand the concept of the union but im missing something. Thanks all.

    (1/2-x) < 3

    ...sorry if its too easy im just stuck. thanks
    Which of these is the correct representation of your question?

    1) \frac{1}{2}-x<3

    2) \frac{1}{2-x}<3

    Sounds like it might be 2) so you're dealing with rational inequalities. Try here these two sites for some insight:

    http://www.wtamu.edu/academic/anns/m...3b_ratineq.htm

    http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/inequ...06/ineq06.html
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