# Math Help - INEQUALITIES

1. ## INEQUALITIES

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

2. Originally Posted by spikeslobodian
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.sosmath.com/algebra/inequ...06/ineq06.html