# Math Help - Linear Inequality: Is this right?

1. ## Linear Inequality: Is this right?

$(x-4)/5 >= (2x+3)/2$
$2(x-4) >= 5(2x+3)$
$2x-8 >= 10x+15$
$-8-15 >= 8x$
$-23 >= 8x$
$(-23/8) >= x$
$x <= (-23/8)$

2. Originally Posted by essaymasters
$(x-4)/5 >= (2x+3)/2$
$2(x-4) >= 5(2x+3)$
$2x-8 >= 10x+15$
$8-15 >= 8x$
$-23 >= 8x$
$(-23/8) >= x$
$x <= (-23/8)$
Explain to me how you got from: $8-15 >= 8x$

To: $-23 >= 8x$

3. Originally Posted by Quick
Explain to me how you got from: $8-15 >= 8x$

To: $-23 >= 8x$
My mistake, it's
$-8-15 >= 8x$
$-23 >= 8x$
*first post edited