# Math Help - ineqality

1. ## ineqality

SOLVE THE inequality for x : -2x+1 <6

plse assist iam confused with the sign

2. If you are confused with the sign you can do like this
-2x+1 <6
1<6+2x
-5<2x
x>-5/2

3. Originally Posted by Faz
SOLVE THE inequality for x : -2x+1 <6

plse assist iam confused with the sign
Hello Faz,

$-2x+1<6$

$-2x<5$

$x>-\frac{5}{2}$

You must remember to reverse the inequality sign when dividing or multiplying by a negative number.