x/8 -1 < -2 = x< -8 question... why doesn't the inequality change. rule says when you devide or multiply an inequality by a negative number you must reverse the

inequality symbol. please explain why this problem doesn't change

Printable View

- February 3rd 2009, 11:07 AMLeona_Marieinequalities
x/8 -1 < -2 = x< -8 question... why doesn't the inequality change. rule says when you devide or multiply an inequality by a negative number you must reverse the

inequality symbol. please explain why this problem doesn't change - February 3rd 2009, 11:18 AMtopher0805

both sides by 8.**Multiply**

:) - February 3rd 2009, 02:25 PMLeona_Mariebump
the question was not the answer I've already givin. the question was why

doesn't the inequality reverse , knowing the rule is when you multiply or devide by a negative number you reverse the equality. - February 3rd 2009, 02:42 PMtopher0805
- February 3rd 2009, 02:54 PMLeona_Marie
- February 3rd 2009, 03:00 PMtopher0805