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    solve 8-3x>23

    does it work like this cus im not sure if i need to flip the < > sign when i move the x

    8 > 23+3x

    -15 > 3x

    -5 > x

    x<-5
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    Yep, that looks good to me!

    To check the answer, you can always try number in the original equation to ensure that your answer makes sense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coyoteflare View Post
    does it work like this cus im not sure if i need to flip the < > sign when i move the x

    8 > 23+3x

    -15 > 3x

    -5 > x

    x<-5
    You are correct.
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