# integers

• Sep 17th 2008, 09:26 AM
fabxx
integers
For what integer value of x is 3x+5>11 and x-3<1?
• Sep 17th 2008, 10:54 AM
CaptainBlack
Quote:

Originally Posted by fabxx
For what integer value of x is 3x+5>11 and x-3<1?

$3x+5>11 \implies 3x>6 \implies x>2$

$x-3<1 \implies x<4$

The only integer that is greater than 2 and less than 4 is 3.

RonL
• Sep 17th 2008, 03:59 PM
fabxx
Thank you so much!