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    Inequalities

    Please could you inform me how to get the proposed answer of x>3/8 for this inequality:
    3x-5>1/3(x-2)

    Thankyou.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Katem View Post
    Please could you inform me how to get the proposed answer of x>3/8 for this inequality:
    3x-5>1/3(x-2)

    Thankyou.
    I didn't get that answer. Here's what I did:

    3x-5>\frac{1}{3}(x-2)

    9x-15>x-2

    8x>13

    x>\frac{13}{8}
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    Thankyou, I thought the answer given might have been wrong.
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